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Argentina : Buenos Aires

17.3 km (10.7 miles) NNW of Roberts, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Approx. altitude: 109 m (357 ft)
([?] maps: Google MapQuest Multimap world confnav)
Antipode: 35°N 118°E

Accuracy: 5 m (16 ft)
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#2: Picture of the GPS showing 35s 62w confluence

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  35°S 62°W (visit #1)  

#1: Picture of the confluence site

(visited by Ignacio Plaza, Elizabeth Ponzo, Miguel Ignacio Plaza and Celia L Pascual)

English

15-Aug-2004 -- Partiendo de nuestro campo situado en 35.097S - 61.596 W, 3 km al Sudoeste de Roberts, tomamos la ruta 68 hacia Arenaza, guiados por nuestro GPS eTrex Legend, luego tomamos a la izquierda, hasta la escuela 41, luego a la derecha unos 3 km y luego a la izq 1 km hasta la entrada de una propiedad privada.

Ingresamos caminando unos 1.400 m en dirección NNO, con un fuerte viento del Sur y leve llovizna, rodeando una laguna y cruzando tres potreros: uno sembrado de avena, otro con novillos y el tercero, donde estaba la confluencia, mostraba los restos de un sembrado de soja recientemente cosechado, finalmente llegamos a la confluencia a las 5:35 PM hora local, a unos 50 m. de un monte de eucaliptus, dentro de la estancia San Patricio.

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15-Ago-2004 -- Leaving our camp at 35.097S - 61.596 W, 3km SO of Roberts, we took route 68 towards Arenza, guided by our eTrex Legend GPS. Then we took a left to school 41 and then a right for 3kms, then a left turn and one km till the gate of the private property.

We entered by foot and walked some 1,400 meters with NNO bearing. With South winds and light rain, going around the lagoon and crossing three grazing areas, one with oats, one with young cows and the last one with the confluence in it. This one had the remains of recently harvested soy. Finally we reached the point at 5:35 pm, local time, at some 50 meters of an eucalyptus mound inside San Patricio ranch.


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#1: Picture of the confluence site
#2: Picture of the GPS showing 35s 62w confluence
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