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Posted by Joe Antognini on March 19, 2002 04:36:26 UTC

If I'm not terribly mistaken, I believe you would be somewhere in Antartica, probably fairly close the South Pole. Close to both geographic poles, the rotation of the Earth is so minute that the tilt of the Earth relating to seasons is what keeps the sun up and down. In extremely northern and southern regions the sun stays up the entire time that part of the Earth is tilted towards the sun. In northern latitudes, the northern hemisphere of the Earth is tilted towards the direction of the sun during spring and summer, so the sun would be up for six months straight. For the southern hemisphere the opposite is true. The tilt is opposite and the sun stays up during autumn and winter months- which is almost exactly the dates mentioned in the question. The answer would have to be an extremely southern latitude. Probably Antartica.

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