Western Hemisphere

The Western Hemisphere is a geographical term for the half of the Earth that lies west of the Prime Meridian (which crosses Greenwich, London, United Kingdom) and east of the Antimeridian, the other half being called the Eastern Hemisphere.In this sense, the Western Hemisphere consists of the Americas, the western portions of Europe and Africa, the extreme eastern tip of Russia, numerous territories in Oceania, and a portion of Antarctica, while excluding some of the Aleutian Islands to the southwest of the Alaskan mainland.
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  • Facebook Notifications Icon Reflecting Location?

    … Facebook appears to have tweaked its notifications icon to reflect the locations of its users. Reader Matteo Gamba, who is based in Italy, shared the screenshot above, in which the globe notifications icon displays the Eastern Hemisphere, rather than the Western Hemisphere, which has traditionally been pictured. Readers: Have you noticed anything similar? …

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