I heard some talk on the ship when we crossed 60 degrees East longitude.
That’s the pseudo halfway marker from our start on the west coast of North America and folks are waxing about our journey reaching half way. Those who know my affinity for maps bring such geographic gems to my attention along with their other geography-related questions:
• Why is Greenland not a continent while Antarctica is a continent?
• Why is the bump for Mt. Everest mislocated on the library’s 3-D globe?
• Where does Europe end and Asia begin?
• What’s the name of that island I saw off the port side last week?
• How wide is the opening we’ll squeeze through to enter the Red Sea?
Go ahead. Leave your answers as comments on this post.
Yours in delegating,
Entering the Red Sea Latitude: 12 degrees 25 minutes North Longitude: 44 degrees 54 minutes East