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15th Meridian Marker

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Address: Vrhtrebnje 8210 Trebnje
Phone: ++386 7 348 11 28
Fax: ++386 7 348 11 31
e-mail:
www.trebnje.si
The 15th Meridian passes through the Municipality of Trebnje; a half of an imaginary great circle that connects the Earth’s poles and all the locations, where the sun rises, peaks and sets at the same time, and determines the longitude 15° 00´ 00´´.

On the lookout point on top of the hill of Vrhtrebnje a stone plaque with a sun dial and a bronze relief of Slovenia was built, where important cities, higher peaks and the course of the 15th Meridian in Slovenia are shown. Also part of the marker is an information board about the 15th Meridian.

The Meridian is also marked at the west entrance into Trebnje with a large sign, showing the exact Central European time. The clock is calibrated to only miss for a single second in a thousand years.

Compiled and edited by Alja Rabzelj.
Translated by Barbara Markelc.

 

 


TIC Trebnje 
Goliev trg 5 
8210 
Trebnje 
Tel. : ++386 7 34 81 128 
E-mail :  
Web site : www.trebnje.si 


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GPS Northing (N) : 45,8936 
GPS Easting (E) : 15,002 
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Administrator : Občina Trebnje | ++386 7 348 11 38 | | last modified: 20/02/2013
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VRHTREBNJE

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GPS N: 45,8936
E: 15,002
Place: VRHTREBNJE

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