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United States : North Dakota

0.4 miles (0.7 km) W of Buford, Williams, ND, USA
Approx. altitude: 592 m (1942 ft)
([?] maps: Google MapQuest Multimap topo aerial world confnav)
Antipode: 48°S 76°E

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#2: Curt on the point, background is to the SW #3: north #4: east #5: west

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  48°N 104°W (visit #1)  

#1: south

(visited by Curt Christiansen and Monique Christiansen)

07-May-2000 -- My roommate decided he wanted to spend the summer with his fiancee in Bismarck, ND. I agreed to help drive his car from our house in Anchorage, AK. down the Alaska Highway to North Dakota, some 2800+ miles. We left at 9pm on Thursday and crossed the Canadian-U.S. border at North Portal, ND. 5am Sunday morning. My girlfriend picked me up near Minot to take me to Billings, Mt. where I would catch a plane Monday morning and be at my desk in Anchorage by noon, before anyone really knew I was gone. Shortly after switching cars I turned on my GPS and we had just went by a confluence point. We backtracked a short distance on ND 1804 to Buford and turned north on Williams County Rd 5. Just over a bridge that spanned the railroad tracks we turned into an approach to some fields. A short walk into the fields brought us to the point. My fourth visit to a point in North Dakota and quite frankly they all looked the same to me.


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#1: south
#2: Curt on the point, background is to the SW
#3: north
#4: east
#5: west
#6: gps reading
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