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Re: [Phys-l] Is something wrong here?????

On 2/14/2012 2:22 PM, Christopher M. Gould wrote:
Now while it's true that you _can_ specify directions at the South
Pole, e.g., by identifying a particular line of longitude, you can't
specify a precise direction by giving a name on a compass. All
directions are north.

It's a mistake. Let it die.

Christopher M. Gould
Quite - and it does no harm to call the awkward locution, "line of longitude" by its customary name - meridian.

Brian W