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Mongolia : Hentiy

5.3 km (3.3 miles) SW of Dayaantayn Hural, Hentiy, Mongolia
Approx. altitude: 1546 m (5072 ft)
([?] maps: Google MapQuest Multimap world confnav)
Antipode: 48°S 71°W

Accuracy: 5 m (16 ft)
Click on any of the images for the full-sized picture.

#2: North #3: East #4: South #5: GPS view #6: The Team #7: The picnic spot

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  48°N 109°E (visit #1)  

#1: General view - West

(visited by David Coombs, Choi, Erka and Oyuna)

06-Jul-2004 -- Sylvia already nabbed the first and easiest CP in Xenti – so not to be outdone we took a different route to the northern part of the aimag from Ulaaanbaatar so that we could take in a different CP.

We were visiting our project farms to look at progress on wheat seed production.

Mongolia has few roads – only “routes”. There are many options to get from point A to point B especially when A and B are 250 km apart and there are lots of hills around.

Xenti was looking splendidly green after recent heavy rain. The rain has been a little heavier and earlier than normal and the crop farmers should be happy (farmers never admit to being happy – only tell of how hail and frost could destroy all the hard work so far!). I digress.

On Tuesday morning we drove to the point with little difficulty. We took the photos including the team and then went on to picnic by a beautiful cold stream. I have no photos of getting thoroughly stuck in the mud 20 metres later and spending 45 minutes digging and jacking ourselves out! All part of the fun.


 All pictures
#1: General view - West
#2: North
#3: East
#4: South
#5: GPS view
#6: The Team
#7: The picnic spot
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