Earth’s Figure Axis

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March 24, 2011 // 0 Comments

What is The Earth’s Figure Axis? by CRAIG JAMES Meteorologist Craig James, new Squire columnist Since the huge earthquake in Japan earlier this month, I have read in many places that it not only shifted the island of Japan eight feet, but it also shifted the axis of the Earth about six-and-a-half inches to the east. What hasn’t been made all that clear is that it [...]