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### 4.4 km (2.7 miles) WNW of Richmond, Otago, S. Island, NZ Approx. altitude: 29 m (95 ft) ([?] maps: Google MapQuest OpenStreeMap ConfluenceNavigator) Antipode: 45°N 9°W

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 45°S 171°E (visit #8)
 (visited by Ross Finlayson) 10-Sep-2020 -- I had previously visited this Degree Confluence Point 4.5 years ago, but - while driving from Hanmer Springs to Dunedin - decided to revisit it, to get a ‘drone’s eye’ view. To my surprise, the field (in which the point lies) is no longer being used to grow vegetables. Instead, it has reverted to a cattle farm (although no cattle were in the field when I visited). Apart from this, the surrounding fields looked much as I remembered from my previous visit. I had forgotten to bring my GPS receiver with me on this trip, so instead had to use my iPhone’s “Compass” app to give me a latitude and longitude. The reading was in Degrees, Minutes, and Seconds. This gave me a precision of about 31 meters of latitude, and about 22 metres of longitude, so from this (using Pythagoras’s theorem) I conservatively estimated the accuracy as 38 metres. Here is a remote-controlled aerial video of this confluence point. All pictures #1: The confluence point lies in a field, currently being used for cattle farming. (This is also a view to the West) #2: View North #3: View East #4: View South #5: Ground cover at the confluence point #6: All zeros! #7: Looking down on the point from a height of 120m #8: View North, from 120m above the point #9: View East, from 120m above the point #10: View South, from 120m above the point #11: View West, from 120m above the point #12: A plaque and sign marking 45 Degrees South, on nearby State Highway 1 ALL: All pictures on one page