Wish on the World on the equator in Nanyuki - Mount Kenya.

  • • View our amazing new equator sculpture – the Wish Globe, which is installed exactly at 0°00°00°00° . (as confirmed on Google Earth).
  • • The Wish Globe is a lovely concept created for families on holiday. Everyone writes down their wishes and then hangs them on the Wish Globe.

History of Art Exhibitions and wish trees

  • • Since the 1990's, similar sculptures have been part of peace-promoting art exhibitions staged by Yoko Ono. With the Wish Globe, visitors are invited to write their wish on a gift tag then hang it onto the globe on the equator.

The Coriolis Effect at the Wish Globe on the equator in Nanyuki - Mount Kenya.

  • • Did you know that objects move in different directions in the Northern and Southern hemispheres of the Equator? This is known as the coriolis effect
  • • Come and test the coriolis effect at the Lily Pond Wish Globe, which is on the Equator in Nanyuki, Kenya.

The Equator in Nanyuki - Mount Kenya.

  1. The equator is one of the five lines of latitude. It divides Earth into the Northern and Southern hemisphere. It is located at 0 degrees latitude.
  2. The length of the equator is just short of 25,000 miles or 40,000 kilometers.
  3. In a lifetime an average person walks the equivalent of 5 equators and that’s a long trek.
  4. The surface of the Earth at the equator is mainly ocean.
  5. The equator runs through three oceans, the Pacific, Atlantic and Indian.
  6. Countries near the equator, see the crescent moon shaped like a smile.
  7. Locations along the equator such as Nanyuki - Mount Kenya, experience the fastest rates of sunrise and sunset on the planet. The transition from day to night takes only minutes.
  8. The region around the equator is the area with the world’s greatest concentration of human poverty and natural bio diversity.