#1: From confluence, looking north just above the corn tops.
#2: The view southward from the confluence, again with camera held high.
#3: The view toward the west.
#4: The typical view in the area of the confluence.
#5: Walking the seam between the forties, at this point still several hundred yards to go.
#6: GPS held high at the very spot.
#7: The moist, black Iowa soil clung stubbornly to shoes.