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# Where does the prime meridian meet at the globe?

###### Wiki User

###### September 13, 2008 10:41AM

The Prime Meridian is the imaginary line which runs from pole to pole through Greenwich.

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### How many degrees are on each side of the prime meridian?

Starting from the Prime Meridian and going either east or west,
you'll cover 360
degrees of longitude before you find yourself back at the Prime
Meridian again.
Half-way around a sphere corresponds to 180 degrees.
If you and your friend both start out from the Prime Meridian,
and one of you
travels east around the globe and the other travels west around
the globe,
you'll eventually meet each other. If you both travel exactly
the same distance,
then you each cover 180 degrees of longitude, and you meet
exactly on the
other side opposite the Prime Meridian, in the middle of the
Pacific Ocean, at
180 degrees longitude, both east and west.