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'High on a little hill in Greenwich Park -for even little hills are counted high in London - stands Creator: Unknown.

'High on a little hill in Greenwich Park -for even little hills are counted high in London - stands Creator: Unknown.

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'High on a little hill in Greenwich Park - for even little hills are counted high in London - stands the observatory from which most of the world's nations normally calculate their meridians', c1935. View of the Royal Observatory, situated on a hill in Greenwich Park, overlooking the River Thames. It has played a major role in the history of astronomy and navigation, and is best known as the location of the prime meridian. From "Wonderful London, Volume 1", edited by Arthur St John Adcock. [The Fleetway House, London, c1935]


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  1. 0580054819
  1. 2-703-540
  1. 2703540

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Pixel Dimensions (W x H) : 4044x2928
File Size : 34690kb

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Creator
  1. Unknown, attributed to: :
People Related
  1. Arthur St John Adcock: English, British: Author, writer, poet
Medium
  1. Photograph
Picture Type
  1. Landscape
Geographic Hierarchy
  1. World
  2. --- Europe
  3. ------ United Kingdom
  4. --------- England
  5. ------------ Greater London
  6. --------------- London
  1. 51 30 51 N , 000 05 35 W
Geographic Hierarchy
  1. World
  2. --- Europe
  3. ------ United Kingdom
  4. --------- England
  5. ------------ Greater London
  6. --------------- London
  7. ------------------ Greenwich
  8. --------------------- Greenwich
  1. 51 29 00 N , 000 00 00 E

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