Social Studies and Our Earth

Antipodes 


 

Level
Junior High
Grade
8

Answer

In geography, the antipode (/ænˈtɪpəd/) of any spot on Earth is the point on Earth's surface diametrically opposite to it; the antipodes of a region similarly represent the area opposite it.[note 1] A pair of points antipodal (/ænˈtɪpədəl/) to each other are situated such that a straight line connecting the two would pass through Earth's center. Such points are as far away from each other as possible, a great-circle distance of 10,800 nautical miles (20,000 km).

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In geography, the "antipodes" of any place on Earth is the point on the Earth's surface which is diametrically opposite to it. Two points that are "antipodal" to each ...

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