What point did the former meridian 0 °, called the Ferro meridian, run through?

through the Greenwich district in London
by the astronomical observatory in Paris
through the Spanish island of El Hierro
through the Italian city of Ferro
El Hierro, nick­named Isla del Merid­i­ano (the "Merid­i­an Is­land"), is the smallest and farthest south and west of the Canary Islands. The line of lon­gi­tude running through El Hierro (Ferro), the west­ern­most of the Canary Islands, was known in European history as the prime meridian in common use outside of the future British Empire.

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through the Greenwich district in London
by the astronomical observatory in Paris
through the Spanish island of El Hierro
through the Italian city of Ferro
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flagthe Netherlands
11%
16%
44%
27%
18
flagPoland
42%
14%
23%
19%
2424
flagGermany
36%
4%
22%
36%
22
flagthe United Kingdom
38%
12%
20%
30%
50
flagUnknown
48%
15%
16%
18%
270
flagthe United States
66%
13%
0%
20%
15

Gender

men20%
women24%
through the Greenwich district in London
44%
42%
by the astronomical observatory in Paris
14%
14%
through the Spanish island of El Hierro
20%
24%
through the Italian city of Ferro
20%
17%

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