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Australia : South Australia

11.2 km (7.0 miles) SW of Corny Point, SA, Australia
Approx. altitude: 6 m (19 ft)
([?] maps: Google MapQuest Multimap world confnav)
Antipode: 35°N 43°W

Accuracy: 2 m (6 ft)
Click on any of the images for the full-sized picture.

#2: View West #3: View North #4: View East #5: The confluence point lies in scrub near an old road bed #6: All GPS zeros! #7: Looking towards the point along the old road bed, 64 m away #8: The nearby Corny Point lighthouse, visited en route to the point

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  35°S 137°E (visit #3)  

#1: View South

(visited by Ross Finlayson)

17-Jan-2018 -- My final visit to a Degree Confluence Point during this brief vacation in South Australia was a repeat visit to this point. Almost 18 years ago, in March 2000, I made the first recorded visit to this point. (The only other visit - by Stephen and Fiona Langman - was more than 11 years ago.) I was looking forward to revisiting this point to get better photos, ‘all zeros’, and a drone’s-eye view.

When I reached the point, I was a bit disappointed, because I had remembered the point as being out in the open, on an old road bed. However, my previous visit was during the era of Selective Availability, when civilian GPS readings were deliberately degraded. It turns out that the point actually lies in scrub, just off the old road bed. The Langmans noted that some unknown previous visitor had left a hub cap at the point. This hub cap (from a Ford vehicle) was still there. (A few days ago, I also found a hub cap - this time from a Holden - at 34S 140E; perhaps the same unknown person was responsible for both - grumble...)

Here is a remote-controlled aerial video of this confluence point.


 All pictures
#1: View South
#2: View West
#3: View North
#4: View East
#5: The confluence point lies in scrub near an old road bed
#6: All GPS zeros!
#7: Looking towards the point along the old road bed, 64 m away
#8: The nearby Corny Point lighthouse, visited en route to the point
ALL: All pictures on one page (broadband access recommended)