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Andre T Wrote:
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> To be exact it is 20,003.88 km in map length and
> 20,001.65 in ground length.

Could you link to where you are obtaining that number please? I'm seeing 40,030 km and 40,008

Ground length is the
> most precise way to measure in my opinion. That
> means the ground length of the polar circumference
> 40,003.3 km. That is 3.3 km over 40,000. Strangely
> enough if you divide 40,000 by 3,3 you get
> 12,121.21212121

So? If you divide 40 by 3.3 you get 12.12??

But the real question is did the
> people that decided that the meter would be one
> forty-millonth of the earth circumference, knew
> that this number would harmonize with geometry and
> the precession of the equinoxes.

Where did they state that? Yet it doesn't as that number is not correct as the realization the earth is not a perfect sphere was not realized until the time of Newton who proposed it but it was not measured until many centuries later.

And was the metre
> just a re-invention of an ancient way of measure,
> which much seems to suggest that it was.

Used by who and how would they have determined the 40,000 number?

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The Connection Between The Earth, Geometry and The Precession of The Equinoxes 635 Andre T 13-Jul-17 14:10
Re: The Connection Between The Earth, Geometry and The Precession of The Equinoxes 98 Hanslune 13-Jul-17 17:59
Re: The Connection Between The Earth, Geometry and The Precession of The Equinoxes 94 Andre T 13-Jul-17 18:26
Re: The Connection Between The Earth, Geometry and The Precession of The Equinoxes 89 Hanslune 13-Jul-17 19:51
Re: The Connection Between The Earth, Geometry and The Precession of The Equinoxes 83 Andre T 13-Jul-17 20:02
Re: The Connection Between The Earth, Geometry and The Precession of The Equinoxes 78 Hanslune 13-Jul-17 20:40
Re: The Connection Between The Earth, Geometry and The Precession of The Equinoxes 112 Andre T 13-Jul-17 21:24
Re: The Connection Between The Earth, Geometry and The Precession of The Equinoxes 95 Hanslune 16-Jul-17 06:20
Re: The Connection Between The Earth, Geometry and The Precession of The Equinoxes 114 Andre T 16-Jul-17 15:48
Re: The Connection Between The Earth, Geometry and The Precession of The Equinoxes 61 Hanslune 20-Jul-17 17:32
Re: The Connection Between The Earth, Geometry and The Precession of The Equinoxes 76 Andre T 20-Jul-17 20:51
Re: The Connection Between The Earth, Geometry and The Precession of The Equinoxes 125 Patrick Geryl 21-Jul-17 08:05


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