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United States : Texas

3.2 miles (5.1 km) S of Lewisville, Denton, TX, USA
Approx. altitude: 168 m (551 ft)
([?] maps: Google MapQuest Multimap topo aerial world confnav)
Antipode: 33°S 83°E

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#2: Another view of the Raytheon plant #3: Becky taking a picture of the site #4: Becky, Louis and Alex pose on this very cold day

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  33°N 97°W (visit #1) (incomplete) 

#1: A pipe at the Raytheon factory

(visited by Alex Jarrett, Becky Anderson, Louis LeGrand and Kord Campbell)

08-Mar-1998 -- On a cold and blustery Sunday, the four of us entered the chain-link fence enclosed confines of the Raytheon factory just outside of Dallas. No one seemed to be about, but we felt a little nervous. We were not able to get within the required 100 meters (the accuracy of most GPS's) to the confluence, so I feel this is not a fully complete confluence. However, I am posting it here because in order to get any closer, we would either have to get a tour of the plant or know someone who works there. Or break in ...

After much teeth-chattering, we found the spot. Funny how extreme cold tends to decrease accuracy ...


 All pictures
#1: A pipe at the Raytheon factory
#2: Another view of the Raytheon plant
#3: Becky taking a picture of the site
#4: Becky, Louis and Alex pose on this very cold day
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