# How Do I Find The Oposite Point On Earth.....?

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How do I find the opposite point on earth, from were a GPS point is

180 degrees, from where one is please?

Edited by Garmin8888
How do I find the opposite point on earth, from were a GPS point is

180 degrees, from where one is please?

Start digging...

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How do I find the opposite point on earth, from were a GPS point is

180  degrees, from where one is please?

Start digging...

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Well that's just silly Alex, you'd never get out of the core. Just go about 12450 miles in any direction and you'll be somewhere near.

Well that's just silly Alex, you'd never get out of the core.  Just go about 12450 miles in any direction and you'll be somewhere near.

That is true. I normally give my Auntie Podes a call and ask her.

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Edited by SlytherinAlex

try this

Just go about 12450 miles in any direction and you'll be somewhere near.

Not if you are following a magnetic compass!

It is easiest if you convert to decimal degrees, then:

Lattitude is easy, just replace N with S (or vice-versa)

For Longitude you have to replace W with E (again or vice-versa) and subtract the degrees from 180.

I think you are looking for what is known as the Antipodal Point. For some strange reason this was requested as an addition to Waypoint Workbench - so if you have Excel yuou could use that.

Chris

lordelph that is a great link and it works thanks!

try this

hah ! fun

Hmm... It's gonna be a pretty wet cache if you were thinking of putting a cache there!

J

Ok so it'll be on the beach on the north coast of spain or on a peak in NZ!

Use simple mathematics!

But I think that these days they only do addies and takawayies at skool

Am I missing something? Is it just not a case of adding/subtracting 180 from the longitude and inverting the latitude.

For example N 54° 58.472 W 001° 36.033 becomes S 54° 58.472 E 178° 23.967.

Use simple mathematics!

But I think that these days they only do addies and takawayies at skool

My teachers must of been on strike the day they were supposed to teach this, ah well Thatchers Britain.

(and two edits shows the strike covered grammar lessons also)

Edited by stonefisk
Am I missing something? Is it just not a case of adding/subtracting 180 from the longitude and inverting the latitude.

For example N 54° 58.472 W 001° 36.033 becomes S 54° 58.472 E 178° 23.967.

No, it was that if you were educated in the 70's you learnt all about this at the age 13 to 16 in maths, but now all they can do is addition and subtraction.

This was put in a sarcastic way!

But I think that these days they only do addies and takawayies at skool
No, it was that if you were educated in the 70's you learnt all about this at the age 13 to 16 in maths, but now all they can do is addition and subtraction.

Well they tried to educate me in the 80s so I obviously would not know that. Please ignore everything I typed, or the bit that is not adding or subtracting at least.

One question has just crossed my mind.... Why do you ask Garmin8888?

Edited by alistair_uk

The Rt Honrouble Harold Wilson the Mac opened my School! To get back to the question in hand...a person asked me this on Paltalk so I came 'ere.!

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