Azimuthal Qibla Map

I have posted an azimuthal world map, centered on Mecca. This can be viewed at:

http://www.timepalette.com/qiblamap.html

-Trygve

For those wondering what the importance of this might be, on an azimuthal map, a straight line is an arc of a great circle. Thus, a line drawn from a point on the map to the center indicates the shortest route to Mecca.

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How do Muslims know which way to face when praying? (13-Oct-2000)


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