Translation of Greenwich meridian in Spanish:

Greenwich meridian

meridiano de Greenwich, n.


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    meridiano de Greenwich masculine
    • It lies 102 ½ metres further east than the official Greenwich meridian and is the line used for all air and sea navigation.
    • Here the zero lines of longitude and latitude - the Greenwich meridian and the equator - bisect.
    • I stop just outside the front door, and am rather pleased to discover that I live exactly 0°1'2 ‘west of the Greenwich meridian.’
    • Accurate measurements from space have led to another slight shift of the globe's most important line, and the GPS meridian now lies 102.48 metres east of the old Greenwich meridian.
    • By international convention, it passes through the original site of the Royal Observatory in Greenwich, England; for this reason, it is sometimes called the Greenwich meridian.