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Germany : Hessen

2.3 km (1.4 miles) E of Gemünden (Wohra)-Herbelhausen, Hessen, Germany
Approx. altitude: 418 m (1371 ft)
([?] maps: Google MapQuest Multimap world confnav)
Antipode: 51°S 171°W

Accuracy: 15 m (49 ft)
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#2: North #3: East #4: South #5: West #6: GPS #7: The visitor

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  51°N 9°E (visit #6)  

#1: General view of the area

(visited by Christoph Marquardt)

26-Dec-2005 -- On Christmas I thought of a special christmas present! 51/9!!!

The weather was beautiful and snow started about 300m above sealevel.

Finding the area of the confluence was quite easy. The CP itself was a bit more difficult because trees were obstructing a bit. Goto direction on gps did not work properly. But finally I made it and got the zeros.

I could not find any mark at the spot.

I took a photograph of the general area. The CP is within the picture but not in the foreground.

I also took four photographs in every direction.

Finally as there was no possibility to place the camera I took a photo of myself using my left arm and went home following my footsteps in the snow because I forgot to save the starting position.


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#2: North
#3: East
#4: South
#5: West
#6: GPS
#7: The visitor
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