Struve Geodetic Arc, Hammerfest

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  • Just a short drive out of town this is an interesting spot to visit, not particularly scenic but part of an important scientific project worth acknowledging.  more »
  • The Struve Geodetic Arc is one of a chain of survey triangulations stretching from Hammerfest in Norway to the Black Sea. It is used in the measurement of a meridian.  more »
  • The obelisk in Hammerfest in honour of the mind-blowing work done by people about 200 years ago, who measured a segment of the meridian of the Earth and did it literally with a ruler. Struve chain of ...  more »