# ending point is same as starting point

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How is it possible that one starts from a point on earth travels 100 kilometers south, then 100 kilometers east followed by 100 kilometers north and reaches the starting point?

posted Jan 29, 2017

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Because he started from the north pole. At the pole all longitudes intersect and in this case travelling 100 km east only changed the latitude before going back north to the north pole.

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