On board Tara, from Tokyo to Hawaii (week 2)

The antimeridian. The line, opposite Greenwich, which is both 180° East and 180° West. The one that changes the date. The schooner Tara crossed it without any particular ceremony last …

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Hawaii: An island wiped off the map by a hurricane

East Island, an uninhabited strip of sand one kilometer long by 120 meters wide, was engulfed by the sea after Hurricane Walaka hit in early October. This island is part …

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