Peshtigo | Latitude 45° North: Theoretical Half Way Point

 © Photographed June 22, 2013
Erected 1938 by Frank E. Noyes
Peshtigo, Marinette County, Wisconsin
44.999029, -87.853256
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 Latitude 45° N
Theoretical Half Way Point
North Pole
3117.55 miles
Equator
3097.39 miles
The spheroidal shape of the earth makes degrees of latitude in the north longer than in the south. The true half-way point between pole and equator on Highway 41 is marked 710 feet north of Menominee on Highway 141. See marker 3/4 mile north of Beaver.
Erected by
Frank E. Noyes, 1938

The marker is at a turnout on the southbound side of Highway 41, between Votava Lane and Reif Road, near Pestigo, Wisconsin 54157.

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