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    Is crossing vertical or horizontal?

    Is 'crossing' vertical or horizontal?

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    Re: Is crossing vertical or horizontal?

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    Is 'crossing' vertical or horizontal?
    We're going to need more information in order to answer that question. As usual, context is important. Please post a whole sentence.

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    Re: Is crossing vertical or horizontal?

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    He would attempt the first crossing of Antarctica from the Weddell Sea to the Ross Sea, a distance of about 2876 kilometers.

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    Re: Is crossing vertical or horizontal?

    I'm trying to imagine how one would cross a continent vertically.

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    Re: Is crossing vertical or horizontal?



    Going from the Weddell to the Ross would seem to be vertical. Then again, maps are all about how you're used to looking at them.

    I think crossing some type of geographic feature doesn't imply any direction. If you cross the Alps you're going north-south, but if you cross the Rockies, you're going east-west.

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    Re: Is crossing vertical or horizontal?

    Quote Originally Posted by wotcha View Post
    He would attempt the first crossing of Antarctica from the Weddell Sea to the Ross Sea, a distance of about 2876 kilometers.
    A distance and not a height- that would give the answer to me.

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