Antipodean dating london

Approximately 15% of land territory is antipodal to other land, representing approximately 4.4% of the Earth's surface.

In 748, in reply to a letter from Saint Boniface, Pope Zachary declared the belief "that beneath the earth there was another world and other men, another sun and moon" to be heretical.The earliest surviving account by a European who had visited the Southern Hemisphere is that of Marco Polo (who, on his way home in 1292, sailed south of the Malay Peninsula).He noted that it was impossible to see the star Polaris from there.The term is taken up by Aristotle (De caelo 308a.20), Strabo, Plutarch and Diogenes Laërtius, and was adopted into Latin as antipodes.The Latin word changed its sense from the original "under the feet, opposite side" to "those with the feet opposite", i.e.

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