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John Forte
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Wed Apr-20-16 09:07 AM

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"Quirks of geography "


          

Atlanta is west of Detroit
It's faster to drive from Chicago to Denver than Chicago to Boston
If you travel directly north from Cancun, you hit Florida

  

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Quirks of geography [View all] , John Forte, Wed Apr-20-16 09:07 AM
 
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why are those quirks? is it something you just didn't expect?
Apr 20th 2016
1
it's weird to me that atlanta is west of detroit
Apr 20th 2016
2
Reno is west of LA and San Diego
Apr 20th 2016
3
RE: Reno is west of LA and San Diego
Apr 20th 2016
11
RE: Reno is west of LA and San Diego
Apr 20th 2016
21
The closeness of DC with Pittsburgh always gets me.
Apr 20th 2016
4
^ this.
Apr 20th 2016
5
wat? pittsburgh is closer to baltimore than philly?
Apr 20th 2016
8
      Pittsburgh to Bmore is closer than Pittsburgh to Philly
Apr 20th 2016
10
           oh, my bad. misinterpreted what you were saying
Apr 20th 2016
14
huh?? it takes damn near 4 hours to get to Pittsburgh
Apr 20th 2016
6
DC is 50 miles less distance to Pitt than Philly is.
Apr 20th 2016
12
Pittsburgh is just as close to Toronto as it is to Philly
Apr 20th 2016
9
that when i tell people i'm from BK, they assume i know their cousin
Apr 20th 2016
7
i was surprised how big bk is...mofos acting like its mayberry nyc
Apr 20th 2016
13
      Brooklyn has a higher population than Chicago
Apr 20th 2016
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           BK - 2.5 million. Chi - 2.7 million.
Apr 20th 2016
34
                off the top of my head, i wouldn't have thought it was even that close
Apr 20th 2016
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                i figured it's close.
Apr 20th 2016
40
                Was a guesstimate. Thought BK had passed CHI by now.
Apr 20th 2016
52
                     2.719 > 2.592, of course.
Apr 20th 2016
54
To cross the bridge into Canada from Detroit, you drive south.
Apr 20th 2016
15
huh? lol...
Apr 20th 2016
18
looked at the map that's pretty wild
Apr 20th 2016
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I swear someone mentioned this at the Detroit (RE) when...
Apr 20th 2016
66
If you fly directly south from Buffalo, you can hit the PACIFIC ocean
Apr 20th 2016
16
Damn.
Apr 20th 2016
17
Charlotte is only 3hrs and 45 min from Savannah, GA
Apr 20th 2016
19
Vegas is west of which big CA city?
Apr 20th 2016
22
0.
Apr 20th 2016
29
The dist from El Paso to Houston is the same as from Texarkana to Chicag...
Apr 20th 2016
23
El Paso is closer to San Diego than it is to Houston
Apr 20th 2016
28
34.5 miles from the Texas state line to the Colorado state line...
Apr 20th 2016
24
man, I read this like 6 times...then finally went to Google maps
Apr 20th 2016
30
yeah, Amarillo is almost 200 miles closer to Denver than it is to Housto...
Apr 20th 2016
63
That's wild..
Apr 20th 2016
32
I've always wondered if Texas was the south or the southwest
Apr 20th 2016
35
      East Texas is the South
Apr 20th 2016
44
St. Louis is closer to Springfield, IL than to Springfield, MO
Apr 20th 2016
25
Iceland - mostly green; Greenland - mostly ice
Apr 20th 2016
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To fly from the east coast to china, you go through the North pole
Apr 20th 2016
31
some of y'all need to get up on WNW, NNW, NNE, ENE, et al.
Apr 20th 2016
33
Ha! I thought about that but didn't want to complicate matters
Apr 20th 2016
36
It's mostly that we tend to think of the coast is going straight up-and...
Apr 20th 2016
39
      y'all do, yes.
Apr 20th 2016
41
East Asia is west of us. we should stop referring to it as the Orient.
Apr 20th 2016
38
The easternmost and westernmost parts of America lie in Alaska
Apr 20th 2016
42
no.
Apr 20th 2016
43
      Yes. Longitude is a thing
Apr 20th 2016
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           I don't know dawg I'm seeing a big ass dotted line in the ocean
Apr 20th 2016
49
           that's only one way we measure the easternmost point.
Apr 20th 2016
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The usage of the term started in Europe
Apr 20th 2016
46
yes, i know.
Apr 20th 2016
51
The word orient fell out of fashion when I was a kid.
Apr 20th 2016
57
      when used to refer to ppl, yes.
Apr 20th 2016
58
Michigan has more coastline than 48 other states.
Apr 20th 2016
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The four largest US cities by land area are all in Alaska
Apr 20th 2016
48
gotta be strictly for census purposes to designate a vast
Apr 20th 2016
53
I thought Jacksonville was pretty close to the top....
Apr 20th 2016
55
Interstates 50 and 60 don't exist
Apr 20th 2016
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I could do w/o 60, but not having 50 has always seemed silly to me
Apr 20th 2016
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      Interstate numbering system isn't about the number of states.
Apr 20th 2016
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           yeah, I know that. I still think I-50(replacing 70) would have been pret...
Apr 20th 2016
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                i agree totally.
Apr 20th 2016
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Minneapolis is further north than Toronto.
Apr 20th 2016
59
there's no Southern Ocean.
Apr 20th 2016
60
nonsense
Apr 20th 2016
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      you know?
Apr 20th 2016
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           Man, the first time I've heard of this is your post!!!
Apr 20th 2016
67
Morocco is North of Florida.
Apr 20th 2016
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