Talk:Tropic of Capricorn

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Capitalization[edit]

I forget where I saw this question, but, yes, parts of the Earth are capitalized, according to the University of Chicago Press Manual of Style, the publishing industry standard. Ortolan88

England?[edit]

Can anybody support the contention that the Tropic of Capricorn passes through England? Anything I'm missing here? Territories, commonwealths, J.K. Rowling's secret volcano hideout, anything? Akbeancounter 03:45, 9 February 2007 (UTC)

  • Okay, I'm getting rid of it. "England" was added by an anonymous user a few days ago. They also tried adding "Mauritusiis" or something like that; I'm guessing they were referring to Mauritius, but they're just north of the Tropic. So whoever it is is either goofing around or sorely in need of an atlas. Akbeancounter 03:53, 9 February 2007 (UTC)

okay —Preceding unsigned comment added by 84.169.201.1 (talk) 20:54, 25 November 2008 (UTC)

Lattitude?[edit]

The value specified in the document, 23° 26′ 21,48″, doesn't make sence. Lattitude is specified in Degrees, Minutes and Seconds, or in Degrees with a decimal after it. The actual Latitude page specifies it as 23° 26′ 21″ without a superfulous comma and extra number on the end.. Guessing, is it meant to be 21.48" (eg, 21.48 seconds)? however, I can't seem to find any corroboration. It is often referred to as '23.5 degrees south' which is 23° 30' 00".. There seems to be some variations on what it actually is, including some easily accessable regerences to the fact that the tropics are expanding.. See http://www.agu.org/sci_soc/eischao.html for a quick summary. 203.51.235.121 11:33, 23 March 2007 (UTC) xrobau@gmail.com

(Quick addendum - the Tropic of Cancer page specifies that it's 23° 26′ 22" - Also the talk page mentions that google averages it to 27 minutes exactly)

need info desperately[edit]

this is for homework... what is the significane of the tropics of capricorn and cancer??? —Preceding unsigned comment added by 124.187.54.85 (talk) 09:54, 9 June 2008 (UTC)

Photograph roadside marker rockhampton[edit]

I do not know what the photo is of, maybe a bush shelter or urinal. But the actual marker looks like http://travel.webshots.com/photo/2046707230061331190nHuQIn —Preceding unsigned comment added by Slackpat (talkcontribs) 09:33, 14 September 2008 (UTC) but think about that brown says it is connect —Preceding unsigned comment added by 84.169.201.1 (talk) 20:56, 25 November 2008 (UTC)

Thank you![edit]

The reason for the name given in Wikipedia is much more accurate than found elsewhere in other webpages and books. I am glad it is like this! I would try to tell other people and webpages the correct reason too, but this is not always possible. --Zzo38 (talk) 19:14, 26 March 2013 (UTC)



I NEED AN "INTRESTING" FACT FORA THING I AM DOING — Preceding unsigned comment added by Duke18360 (talkcontribs) 20:10, 19 October 2014 (UTC)