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Equator Monument, Pontianak

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Stand with one foot in the Northern Hemisphere and the other in the Southern at Equator Monument. The small monument consists of four poles topped with an arrow and three consecutive rings, pointing along the equator. This structure stands in place of an earlier monument, a simple pole and arrow put there by an unknown Dutch explorer in 1928. Because the planet has shifted on its axis slightly, the monument no longer sits exactly on the equator--a line right next to the monument shows its true position. Arrange your visit to Equator Monument and discover more family-friendly attractions in Pontianak using our Pontianak trip builder.
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TripAdvisor
  • Sungguh suatu keajaiban bagi umat manusia terutama pontianak karena adanya garis khatulistiwa ini yg membagi selatan dan utara 
  • Berkunjung untuk kedua kalinya makin nampak ada perubahan perbaikan untuk lokasi ini, makin bersih dan penambahan taman bermain serta panggung seni. 
  • The monument is good to learn about the equator and also to take a photo as a souvenir that you have been in the equatorial line monument 
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  • - Very hot, sun shining violently - Come here at 23 March, the sun is directly on top of you - U will have no shadow :D
  • Amazing. Brings back thousand memories from many places in indonesia. It starts from equator
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  • Monumen khatulistiwa
  • Amazing stuff! For me definitely the eighth wonder of the world!:)