the Degree Confluence Project

United States : Michigan

3.0 miles (4.8 km) NW of Allendale, Ottawa, MI, USA
Approx. altitude: 179 m (587 ft)
([?] maps: Google MapQuest OpenStreeMap topo aerial ConfluenceNavigator)
Antipode: 43°S 94°E

Accuracy: 3 m (9 ft)
Quality: good

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#2: looking east #3: looking south #4: looking west #5: GPS view

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  43°N 86°W (visit #5)  

#1: Confluence area looking north

(visited by David Coombs)

23-May-2017 -- We visited two points on 43N (84 and 85W) on the way across Michigan to catch the ferry to Milwaukee. On the way home I decided to try for two more on the same line - 86 and 83W.

From the ferry terminal at Muskegon it is a short drive to the Allendale KOA site near the CP. I was going to walk from there but the owner (or manager) suggested I go back to the road and walk down a path on public land that is immediately west of the campground. This was an easy path leading to ploughed fields behind the private houses. After a 10 minute walk around fields and along a short track through the woods I came to the grassy field where the point is located. The visit was very uneventful and it was simple to get the GPS to register the zeroes with a 3 metre error. Back to the car and on east...

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#1: Confluence area looking north
#2: looking east
#3: looking south
#4: looking west
#5: GPS view
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