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Cecil's Answer for Week 18

Q: How many of the seven places are in the southern hemisphere? How many in the western hemisphere?

Does everyone agree on what the hemispheres are? Here's an alternative view from 19th century Japan.


Answer: 'Five site are in the southern hemisphere, three in the western hemisphere.'

 a map interpretation of  the world's hemispheres

There are 5 sites in the southern hemisphere: Madagascar, Okavango, The Namib, Igassau and Amazonia (with a little bit of Amazonia in the northern hemosphere).
Three of the sites are in the western hemisphere: Igassau, Amazonia and Greenland.

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