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This monument indicates the equatorial line, or paralell 0º 0' 0''. It is located 13.5 km north of Quito, in Ciudad Mitad del Mundo (Middle of the World City). It measures 30 meters height and at the top there are a sphere of 4.5 meters in diameter and 5 tons in weight. Both the small city and the monument were built from 1979 to 1985 to be a tourist and cultural place.

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  • Copyright: Pedro Montes (Periko) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 245 W: 101 N: 198] (2445)
  • Genre: Places
  • Medium: Color
  • Date Taken: 2005-07-08
  • Categories: Architecture
  • Exposure: f/8, 1/1500 seconds
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  • Photo Version: Original Version
  • Date Submitted: 2013-08-29 18:07
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