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Germany : Baden-Württemberg

2.5 km (1.6 miles) E of Stegen-Eschbach, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Approx. altitude: 555 m (1820 ft)
([?] maps: Google MapQuest Multimap world confnav)
Antipode: 48°S 172°W

Accuracy: 6 m (19 ft)
Click on any of the images for the full-sized picture.

#2: View East #3: View South #4: View West #5: The confluence point lies in a forest, just next to a dirt road #6: All zeros! #7: A view of the countryside (including a curious cow) just 200 m or so from the point

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#1: View North

(visited by Ross Finlayson)

15-Jul-2016 -- I had picked up a rental car in Lörrach - in the southwestern corner of Germany - for a two-day drive across Germany to Berlin (where I had a conference). Of course, I hoped to visit some new (for me) Degree Confluence Points en route. This point - in the foothills just east of the Rhine River Valley - looked easy, and appeared to be a short detour. While the visit was, indeed, quite easy, and short in distance, what I hadn’t counted on was bumper-to-bumper traffic as I drove through the city of Freiburg. So I ended up spending much more time on this point than I’d originally anticipated.

Eventually, I made it through Freiburg, and started climbing the hills to the east of the Rhine River Valley - towards the ‘Black Forest’ (Schwarzwald). Like most of the (numerous) previous visitors, I parked on the side of the road at 48.00374°N 7.99616°E, and hiked the remaining distance (less than 1 km each way) along a steep country road - passing first to the right of house number 6, then to the left of house number 6A. The point lies just off the path, shortly after it enters a patch of forest. (Fortunately there was no sign of the large banner that had been reported by some of the previous visitors.)


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#1: View North
#2: View East
#3: View South
#4: View West
#5: The confluence point lies in a forest, just next to a dirt road
#6: All zeros!
#7: A view of the countryside (including a curious cow) just 200 m or so from the point
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