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  • On a globe, a Rose Line—also called a meridian or longitude—was any imaginary line drawn from the North Pole to the South Pole.
  • There were, of course, an infinite number of Rose Lines because every point on the globe could have a longitude drawn through it connecting north and south poles.
  • The question for early navigators was which of these lines would be called the Rose Line—the zero longitude—the line from which all other longitudes on earth would be measured.
  • The question for early navigators was which of these lines would be called the Rose Line—the zero longitude—the line from which all other longitudes on earth would be measured.
  • Long before the establishment of Greenwich as the prime meridian, the zero longitude of the entire world had passed directly through Paris, and through the Church of Saint-Sulpice.
  • The Compass Rose helped travelers navigate, as did Rose Lines, the longitudinal lines on maps.
  • This longitudinal Rose Line is the traditional marker of King Arthur’s Isle of Avalon and is considered the central pillar of Britain’s sacred geometry.
  • The first zero longitude of the world.

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  • They’re allowed to catch the fish east of the 175th degree of longitude.
  • Just put the latitude and longitude into the navigation system and it will tell us how to get there.

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