22-Mar-2006 -- The Great Adventure – Stage Four
- A proposed trip to Mankato, Minnesota to work with three groups named Kids Against Hunger, with Outreach Africa, and Life Tracks which are non profit groups that help disadvantaged groups around the world, sparked my interest in seeing if I could hit a bunch of confluences while on the trip.
After checking GoogleEarth it looked very possible with one minor problem, most would be latitude changes. In this area the distance between latitude change confluences is about 69 miles.
The total round trip was accomplished in 5 days and a total of 11 confluences. Two of the days had 5 confluences visited on each of the days. The trip included 34N 97W, 35N 97W, 36N 97W, 37N 97W, 38N 97W, 44N 94N, 42N 93W, 42N 94W, 41N 94W, 41N 95W, AND 40N 95W.
Quick exit down Stateline road to the house that was near the confluence. Talked to the landowner a bit and they finally said that I could walk out to the location. So off I went and got the required pictures. It was a bit chilly so did not hang around long.
Back to the warm truck and back to good paved road and headed north.
Great Adventure Stage Four complete. Now on to N38 W97