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2012-04-10 06:26:25

DORKING, England, April 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Kuoni has announced that BBC TV presenter Simon Reeve (Equator, Tropic of Cancer, Tropic of Capricorn) will make a series of exclusive appearances at Kuoni stores and partnership stores across the UK, starting in Bath on Tuesday 1st May. He will be talking about his travels and latest epic adventure series 'Indian Ocean', which starts on BBC 2 on Sunday nights from 22 April 2012. Local residents are invited to join with...


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Tropic of Capricorn
2013-02-21 13:31:57

The Tropic of Capricorn, alternately called the Southern Tropic, is a marker of the most southerly latitude on the Earth at which the Sun can be directly overhead. This occurs at the December solstice, when the southern hemisphere is tilted towards the sun at its maximum degree. It is one of the five major circles of latitude that mark maps of the Earth. It presently lies 23 degrees 26’ 16’’ south of the Equator. Currently, the Tropic of Capricorn is drifting towards the north at...

Tropic of Cancer
2013-02-19 16:11:13

The Tropic of Cancer, which is also referred to as the Northern tropic, is the circle of latitude on the Earth that serves as a marker for the most northerly position at which the sun may appear directly overhead at its zenith. This event happens once per year, at the time of the June solstice, when the Northern Hemisphere is tilted towards the Sun to its maximum degree. Its Southern Hemisphere counterpart, marking the most southerly position at which the Sun might appear directly...

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