“The High Meggers: the term used by some of the pioneers for the worlds, most of them still little more than legend, more than a million steps from Earth.”

"The High Meggers" is the term used for the Earths that are located more than a million steps from Datum Earth. It was used by the early pioneers of the Long Earth.[1]

They are the opposite of the Low Earths.

The High Meggas

In Pratchett's 1986 short story, the term is spelled as "the high meggas".[2]


  1. The Long Earth - Chapter 2
  2. A Blink of the Screen: Collected Shorter Fiction - The High Meggas

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