Saturday, May 31, 2003
0 • The zero meridian passes through Greenwich Observatory in London, and also through Stratford, Leyton, Walthamstow and Chingford to the north, and Lewisham and Bromley to the south.
• Greenwich was fixed as zero degrees longitude by the International Meridian Conference of 1884.
• Here's a photograph of this morning's sunrise taken standing on the zero meridian.
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