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Sweden

1.9 km (1.2 miles) S of Hålt, Västra Götaland, Sweden
Approx. altitude: 126 m (413 ft)
([?] maps: Google MapQuest Multimap world confnav)
Antipode: 58°S 168°W

Accuracy: 5 m (16 ft)
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#2: Panorama #3: Roadside parking, with confluence path starting on the right #4: GPS

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#1: Confluence boulder

(visited by Terje Mathisen)

24-Aug-2011 -- Spending a couple of days troubleshooting network problems just north of Gothenburg, with the afternoon free I could take 30 min to visit this point once more:

I drove from Fars Hatt hotel (lit.: "My Father's Hat") north along the Göta river, then took smaller roads until I got to the confluence. There is roadside parking less than 50 m from the point, so I just pulled over, walked up the hillside a few meters and started the zero dance.

Due to dense, wet forest I never got EGNOS corrections, and my basic GPS accuracy figures varied a bit, so my all-zero photo showed 6m.

There has been enough visitors to this point that there's a barely discernible path from the closest point on the road, and the confluence point area has obviously been walked upon.

The land is quite boggy, and there's a couple of fallen trees making it harder to do a proper confluence shuffle, but still a very easy point.


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#1: Confluence boulder
#2: Panorama
#3: Roadside parking, with confluence path starting on the right
#4: GPS
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