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Canada : Ontario

4.4 km (2.7 miles) NNW of Plevna, ON, Canada
Approx. altitude: 276 m (905 ft)
([?] maps: Google MapQuest Multimap topo topo250 world confnav)
Antipode: 45°S 103°E

Accuracy: 99 m (324 ft)
Click on any of the images for the full-sized picture.

#2: View North from the tip of the peninsula (94 metres West of the confluence point) #3: View South from the tip of the peninsula (94 metres West of the confluence point) #4: View West from the tip of the peninsula (94 metres West of the confluence point) #5: My GPS receiver's display, showing the confluence point 94 metres away #6: My GPS receiver's display, showing the latitude/longitude (and accuracy), 94 metres from the confluence point #7: A small jetty on the shore of the lake.  The confluence point is 155m away, in the lake.  To the left is the peninsula whose tip is 94m from the confluence point. #8: A colorful toadstool, seen during my hike

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  45°N 77°W (visit #3)  

#1: View East towards the confluence point, in this lake, 94 metres away

(visited by Ross Finlayson)

28-Jul-2014 -- Looking at satellite imagery beforehand, I knew that I wasn't going to get 'all zeros' on this confluence point, because it lies within a small lake. I noticed, however, that a peninsula on the north-western shore of the lake jutted out to about 100 metres from the point. If I were to hike to the very end of this peninsula, I wondered, could I possibly get close enough to log a successful visit?

Sure enough, when I got the end of the peninsula, I found that I was 94 metres from the point. According to my GPS receiver, the location error was +/-4 metres, but without receiving a WAAS satellite. Whenever I get a GPS reading without WAAS, I assume a minimum error of +/-5 metres, even if my receiver shows a smaller error. So, I assume that I got at least 99 metres from the confluence point - barely enough to count as a successful visit!


 All pictures
#1: View East towards the confluence point, in this lake, 94 metres away
#2: View North from the tip of the peninsula (94 metres West of the confluence point)
#3: View South from the tip of the peninsula (94 metres West of the confluence point)
#4: View West from the tip of the peninsula (94 metres West of the confluence point)
#5: My GPS receiver's display, showing the confluence point 94 metres away
#6: My GPS receiver's display, showing the latitude/longitude (and accuracy), 94 metres from the confluence point
#7: A small jetty on the shore of the lake. The confluence point is 155m away, in the lake. To the left is the peninsula whose tip is 94m from the confluence point.
#8: A colorful toadstool, seen during my hike
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  Notes
In Shaw Lake, about 120 m from land.