45th Parallel - Clarksville, NH


January 03. 2014 3:34PM

45th Parallel - Clarksville, New Hampshire 







Junction of Route 145 & Clarksville Road
Clarksville, NH

Marker Number: 115
Name and date established: Clarksville 1977

Description: At this point you stand on the 45th parallel, halfway between the Equator and the North Pole. At this point you also stand at longitude of 71 degrees West from Greenwich, England. A line from this point through the center of the earth would emerge in the Indian Ocean 982 miles southwest of Perth, Australia.

Location: Located in a triangular plot at the junction of Route 145 and Clarksville Pond Road.

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