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Equator Monument, Pontianak
Categories: Monuments, Tourist Spots
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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Fairly unspectacular equator monument. Nothing to do here except to take a photo to show that you've stood on the equator. There is some construction work going on which could mean that they're buildi... read more »
Take your time and read the info on walls . Sept 23 around midday enjoy not having a shadow. Cool place to visit , walk to the river and enjoy the heat.
Amazing. Brings back thousand memories from many places in indonesia. It starts from equator
Albert Ki Vusiuz
- Very hot, sun shining violently - Come here at 23 March, the sun is directly on top of you - U will have no shadow :D
Adi Hanif Sedar
Amazing stuff! For me definitely the eighth wonder of the world!:)
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