Null Island

Dec 4, 2021 • Wikireadia

Null Island is the name used to refer to the point on the Earth’s surface where the Prime Meridian and the equator intersect, at zero degrees latitude and zero degrees longitude. Using the WGS84 datum, this point is located in international waters in the Gulf of Guinea, in the Atlantic Ocean, off the coast of West Africa. The point is marked with a permanent buoy.

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Wikipedia contributors. December 1, 2021. Null Island. (n.d.). In Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Retrieved December 4, 2021, from

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Null island buoy
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