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Geodesic Center of South America
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Cuiabá is under the Geodesic Center of South America, at coordinates 15 ° 35'56 ", 80 south latitude and 56 ° 06'05", longitude 55 west. Situated on the current square Pascoal Moreira Cabral, was determined by Rondon in 1909, the correct point in the geodetic center has been challenged, but calculations made by the Brazilian Army confirmed the coordinates calculated by Rondon March. The square was known as Campo d'Ourique, where slaves punished and were carried out cavalhadas and bullfights. Starting in 1972, works in local City Council Cuiabá. http://pt.wikipedia.org/wiki/Centro_Geod%C3%A9sico_da_Am%C3%A9rica_do_Sul

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Tags: geodesic center; south america; history; cuiabá; mato grosso; rondon; geography.
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