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Degree Confluence

Degree Confluence

A crazy project to visit and record each of the latitude and longitude integer degree intersections in the world. The first few stories I read were rather amusing of people wading through swamps, wallowing in thick mud and meeting un scaleable cliffs to attempt to stand on a particular spot on the earth aided by their trusty GPS. The most common theme is that these points seem to be guarded by fierce dogs. Don't bother looking in the UK, all the points have been visited, but there are a huge number in rather uncomfortable areas of the world still available for the would be explorer. On one page is a fascinating composite world map with a minute picture of the 'confluence' at each point where it has been successfully reached.

How many of the stories about reaching a point of degree confluence involve fierce dogs?

Richard Blazek

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