Did you know which 2 points on Earth have the longest distance in a straight line?
Guy Bruneau, a wild cartographer at Google has come up with a map that shows the longest-possible straight land path on Earth to walk upon…
The line starts at about 10 km north of Greenville, Liberia, and ends near Wenling, China. The route runs through 9 time zones and 18 countries and territories.
This longest-possible straight line across the globe comes, at several points, extremely close to not working out…For those, who have a doubt, can refer to the map developed by Guy Bruneau that shows the alternate projection. Here’s how it will look on a flat map.
The road goes like this: Liberia, Côte d’Ivoire, Burkina Faso, Ghana, Burkina Faso again, Niger, Chad, Libya, Egypt, Israel, the West Bank, Jordan, Iraq, Iran, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Afghanistan, Tajikistan again and finally China.