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United Kingdom : England

2.1 km (1.3 miles) NNW of Aydon, Northumberland, England, UK
Approx. altitude: 126 m (413 ft)
([?] maps: Google MapQuest Multimap world confnav)
Antipode: 55°S 178°E

Accuracy: 2 m (6 ft)
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#2: East #3: South #4: West #5: GPS #6: Manor House #7: Manor house #8: Need permission #9: Farm equipment #10: HDR sky

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#1: North

(visited by Gordon Spence)

08-Jun-2008 -- The Quest for 58N-05W started earlier today at 53N-01W, continued at 54N-01W and now a couple of hours later moves on to a spot that I haven't been to for a while...October 2002 to be precise. We did try and get in there three years ago but the access road was gated and padlocked. Taking that as a hint we left it that time.

I pulled up and parked next to the field where the CP lies and as I was getting my boots on a land rover stopped. It was the farm manager who was wondering what a stranger was doing on their land. Seems there has been a lot of theft recently, mainly quad bikes and diesel.

Mind you with diesel at £1.30/litre it's not surprising really is it? Note for American (specifically US) readers - that's over $12/gallon. So don't you dare even think about crying/moaning/whingeing or whining that the world is so unfair because *you* have to pay, shock, gasp in disbelief $4/gallon. Keep it to yourself, the rest of the world doesn't want to hear it. Okay?

Permission to wander was freely given and I opened the gate and simply walked straight to the spot. Document it, yet again with WAAS, then over the border and to my overnight stay in Edinburgh.


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#1: North
#2: East
#3: South
#4: West
#5: GPS
#6: Manor House
#7: Manor house
#8: Need permission
#9: Farm equipment
#10: HDR sky
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