Rocks rich in gems, and Mountains big with mines, That on the high Equator, ridgy, rise, Whence many a bursting Stream auriferous plays.
No one minds what Jeffrey says it is not more than a week ago that I heard him speak disrespectfully of the Equator.sydney smith
Wrinkles should merely indicate where smiles have been.mark twain
I had a farm in Africa, at the foot of the Ngong Hills. The Equator runs across these highlands, a hundred miles to the North, and the farm lay at an altitude of over six thousand feet. In the day-time you felt that you had got high up, near to the sun, but the early mornings and evenings were limpid and restful, and the nights were cold.karen blixen
In Indian astronomy, the prime meridian is the great circle of the Earth passing through the north and south poles, Ujjayin? and La?k?, where La?k? was assumed to be on the Earth's Equator .In Aryabhatiya quoted in: J J O'Connor and E F Robertson Aryabhata the Elder, School of Mathematics and Statistics University of St Andrews, Scotland
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