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Germany : Brandenburg

2.9 km (1.8 miles) NE of Märkische Heide-Biebersdorf, Brandenburg, Germany
Approx. altitude: 63 m (206 ft)
([?] maps: Google MapQuest Multimap world confnav)
Antipode: 52°S 166°W

Accuracy: 10 m (32 ft)
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#2: GPS #3: North #4: Me at the CP #5: Watched by the sun #6: South

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  52°N 14°E (visit #5) (secondary) 

#1: General area

(visited by Christoph Marquardt)

19-Aug-2005 -- Friday after finishing work I decided to visit a confluence point myself. The highway B 87 (german: Bundesstraße) took me straight into the area of the CP.

Heading from Frankfurt (Oder) I passed a little village called Trebatsch. This is the place where the famous Australian Explorer Ludwig Leichhardt came from. When I arrived the village Biebersdorf my GPS indicated me that I already passed the CP.I turned around at the signpost at the beginning of the village. The CP is 1.68 km from this signpost away.

I drove back and started my walk through the forest. As I knew from previous visits the CP is in a forest. The CP is in the little wood. I had to walk straight into the little wood which was quite unpleasant because branches gnats and spider webs were annoying me.

Luckily I didn't have to do a zero dance. Suddenly my gps indicated me that I had arrived the CP.

I then took the remaining photo's North, me at the CP. The sun watching the CP, and looking South.


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#1: General area
#2: GPS
#3: North
#4: Me at the CP
#5: Watched by the sun
#6: South
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