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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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  • Tempat ini masih dalam proses pengembangan, monumen asli ada di dalam bangunan utama, cukup informatif, sekarang dalam proses pembangunan hotel resto, kolam kolam dan taman untuk lebih jelasnya intip ...  more »
  • Monumen tugu Khatulistiwa terletak di titik 0 derajat. Sehingga di tempat ini ada garis yang membatasi antara belahan Utara dan Selatan bumi.  more »
  • saya sangat penasaran ingin ke tugu ini, sampai disni paans nya luar biasa. saya bisa foto"didalam ini.  more »
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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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  • Amazing stuff! For me definitely the eighth wonder of the world!:)