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Can you see Tripoli from Beirut?

Can you see Tripoli from Beirut?

Created by TweetMap on 09/01/2013
Updated on 09/01/2013
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I've heard people say that you can see Tripoli from Beirut, and "Look, there's Tripoli." But my memory of the map, and understanding of the horizon made this statement/question itch my brain. So here's the map with a straight line drawn from Beirut to Tripoli which pretty much says it all. And if you're interested in understanding the horizon you can read an interesting article here http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/badastronomy/2009/01/15/how-far-away-i...

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