Wednesday, May 16, 2012

See the other side of the world: Antipodes Map

Popeye the Sailorman always have this seen scene, either Popeye or the bad guys being beaten up and the whacking causing Popeye or bad guys ended up at the other side of the world, usually at China (Popeye cartoon is based on US). However this is not true if the travel path is going through the center of the planet Earth. Why? Antipodes will show you why.

This is what the other side of the world if I start from Penang island. It end up at a place in Peru.
Antipodes on Outdated Penang Uncle blogspot dot com

Go to this link to find out what is the actual other side of the world of you current location:

I found out start from any place in US continent, you will end up somewhere at Indian Ocean. If start from Hawaii, you will end up at some place at Africa (Botswana?).

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