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What Are You Really Facing When You Look Across the Ocean?

If you’re on the East Coast, it could be Australia.
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Andy Woodruff

Say you’re standing perpendicular to an East Coast beach gazing out over the waves. What continent are you facing—Europe or Africa, right?

Well, if you happen to be in certain places from South Carolina up to Newfoundland, your eyes could be directed all the way to Australia. That’s evident in these nifty new maps from cartographer Andy Woodruff, who’s drawn virtual “lines of sight” for the shores of every continent.