Problem: A Wonderful Village

There is a certain village in Japan, situated in a very low valley, and yet the sun is nearer to the inhabitants every noon, by $3,000$ miles and upwards, than when he either rises or sets to these people. In what part of the country is the village situated?

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  1. Dudeney, H. E.: "Amusements in Mathematics", The Authors' Club, 1917

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