20-Jan-2001 -- 50N 8E was the closest confluence to us that hadn't already
been visited. It looked like a very easy confluence so even though it was
unofficial we decided to visit.
The confluence is located on the northwest edge of Winkel, a small town
located next to the Rhein river.
We parked in the small public parking lot at the southeast of town. After
a short walk through town we started zeroing in on the confluence.
Unfortunately when we found the confluence the GPS showed that it was
probably in the corner of the house shown in the picture. From the sidewalk
we were only a few meters away from the spot. Since we were well within the
100 meter accuracy as required for the project we considered it a
We took some pictures of the house and the surrounding area and then went
back to the car. My outdated digital camera isn't able to focus on close
objects. So the pictures I took of the GPS readout were out of focus and