If you travel in a straight line for 25000 miles on Earth then you will end up where you started

June 25, 2018, 2:46 pm

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It's all about location.

2 months, 3 weeks ago

anything other than a perfect circumnavigation would require the observer to walk in a curved path rather than a straight line.

2 months, 3 weeks ago

you would still have passed where you started after 25,000 miles. so you did end up there, briefly.

2 months, 3 weeks ago

only at the equator or prime meridian.

you start at 75 latitude and head straight east, it will be a much much shorter trip

2 months, 3 weeks ago
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