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Golden Valley, Minnesota: 45th Parallel Rock and Signpost

Plaque on a rock marks the midway point between the Equator and the North Pole. Just north of the rock, a signpost notes the distance each way: 3,109 miles.

Golden Valley Rd, Golden Valley, MN
At the intersection of Golden Valley Rd and Theodore Wirth Pkwy. The rock is on the southeast side of the interaction, the sign on the northeast side.
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45th Parallel Marker

Don't miss the signpost just north of the 45th Parallel boulder. It shows miles to the equator and north pole.

[Barb Kramer, 06/29/2018]

The signpost, a recent addition, stands on the northeast corner of Golden Valley Rd and Theodore Wirth Pkwy, or 3,109 miles between the Equator and the North Pole. Also aids the many lost between the snow tubing and the golf course chalet.

45th Parallel marker.

45th Parallel Marker

The 45th Parallel Marker is just off the road from Theodore Wirth at the intersection with Glenwood.

[Sujit Varma, 01/05/2015]

45th Parallel plaque.

45th Parallel Marker

Giant boulder with a sign that marks the half way point between the equator and north pole.

[Ashley Craig, 04/25/2014]

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