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Yunnan trip [30-Oct-11]
E et al. traveled through China's Yunnan visiting confluences. Start here.

China and Japan sets [13-Oct-11]
Rainer Mautz spent some time in Asia again. First in China then in Japan. The China trip starts here and the Japan trip here.

DCP 15 year anniversary celebration [05-Sep-11]
45 Venezuelan confluencer celebrate DCP 15 year anniversary with a mega visit to 10N 65W. DCP regional coordinator provided a Diploma celebration

very well travelled [29-Aug-11]
On a recent visit to the UK, Shawn Fleming who had already "been" to the Equator & International Date Line, as well as the North Pole finally managed to get "feet down" on the Prime Meridian. Just the South Pole left...

javier valles completes portugal [06-Aug-11]
With this visit to 39N-7W Javier Valles collected the full set of mainland Portugese confluence points.

joined china trip [01-Aug-11]
Peter Snow Cao, Targ Parsons and Rainer Mautz all have extensive experience confluencing in China. Now they hooked up for short (by their standards) trip.

Minas Gerais state complete [06-May-11]
This large state in Brazil (52 confluences) have been complete by Simone Pasinotto visiting alone the last confluence 16S 41W

mayotte is country 184 [03-May-11]
A visit of Fabrice Blocteur by boat to 13S 45E in the coral reefs around Mayotte added the island between Africa and Madagascar to the list of countries with visited Confluences. Simultaneously, this also completed the Confluences of this country.

Centre of European Continent & 150th [20-Feb-11]
At the back end of 2010, Wojciech Czombik went on a road trip taking in the Centre of the European Continent and also marked the milestone of his 150th visit

1996 - 2011: the project is 15 years old [18-Feb-11]
February 20, 2011 marks the 15 year anniversary of the start of the Degree Confluence Project. In 1996 Alex Jarrett and Peter Cline made the first visit, to 43°N 72°W in New Hampshire. Fifteen years later, over 11,000 visitors have submitted over 91,000 photographs for over 11,000 confluence visits in 183 countries.

DCP New milestone reached [11-Feb-11]
Sergio Zerega and his team have complete a new DCP milestones of 6000 successful primary confluences. The quest begins at 29S 62W

jordan is complete [22-Nov-10]
A visit to confluence 32N 39E which is only 25 km from a tri-border point between Jordan, Iraq, and Saudi-Arabia completes the successfully visited confluences of Jordan.

spontaneous road trip [21-Oct-10]
apparently bored one weekend, Rainer Mautz decided on the spur of the moment to drive 500km to start a brief series at 46N-06E

6500 unique confluences [13-Oct-10]
The visit to 33N 4W in Morocco was the 6500th unique successful visit posted (primary + secondary confluences included).

european ancestor hunt [06-Oct-10]
Woody Harrell and his wife Cynthia recently came to Europe to visit his Uncle's grave at Omaha beach in Normandy. The first visit was at 51N-02E...

Southwest Russia confluence trip [26-Sep-10]
Aleksandr Mashnikov visited 8 new confluences in the south of European Russia. Start here. Russia gets the milestone of 700 successful visits.

3rd China trip this summer [01-Sep-10]
Rainer Mautz spent some time in the mountains of China to visit a few confluences. Start here. The other trips are Eric's and Targ's.

long overdue 2nd time visits [22-Aug-10]
Recently it came to Gordon Spence's attention (European Coordinator) that there were some points he hadn't been to in nearly 9 years. It starts at 52N-02W

filling a "nagging hole" [05-Aug-10]
Targ Parsons and Ah Feng filled a "nagging hole" in Targ's confluence map in China. It all starts here.

northern germany - summer road trip [01-Aug-10]
Paul Goetti and his wife Peggi Goetti took a 5 confluence road trip through Germany for their summer holidays. It all starts at 50N-10E.

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