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Thailand

5.2 km (3.2 miles) NE of Ban Pak Khlong Sip Hok, Nakhon Nayok, Thailand
Approx. altitude: 6 m (19 ft)
([?] maps: Google MapQuest OpenStreeMap ConfluenceNavigator)
Antipode: 14°S 79°W

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#2: North #3: East #4: West #5: GPS. reading #6: Students at Pak khlong 22 school #7: Cp.on the mud #8: Chakrit at cp. #9: The road to the point 5 km. from here

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  14°N 101°E (visit #4)  

#1: General view (south)

(visited by Chakrit Ratanapibul)

27-Aug-2014 -- I lived in Saraburi so this point is the nearest cp. but I had no chance to visit it so far. The point is located at Ongkharak ,Nakhon Nayok province. The area has many canals and bridges. Most people's jobs are related to agriculture such as rice, garden fruits and fishery.

The straight distance from my home is 53 km, but by road it may be 80 km. The destination to start to find the point is Ongkharak, I drove from my home via road no.1 south towards bangkok for 6 km, then turned left to road no.33 straight to Vihan Daneg district, then many roads for the purpose of sightseeing instead of used main road. But I used more time because I stopped every 20 minutes to ask locals for directions (I call this "mouth map" ). If you visit Thailand don't be shy to ask them even the limit of communication, you can use international language ( I mean you can use "hand language").

From Ongkharak I used road no. 305 to the south for about 5km, turned left to Srisa Krabua(buffalo head) but encountered many junctions, asked for the way to Ban pak khlong 22, past Pak khong 22 primary school, I stopped when GPS pointed to the right and 160 m. to go. I parked and walked, the area had thick grass and two tall palm trees, the area was unused compare to rice fields the opposite side.

I tried to get all zeros but the point seemed to be in the mud of unknown depth. The best I got was N 14 00 01 , E101 00 00 at 11.30 am. The weather was not hot due to the thick cloud, ~30 C.

On the way back I visited Pak khong 22 school, met the young students, they laughed and shouted "Chai Yo, Chai yo"(congratulation) when I told them to take their pictures and sent around the world via internet.I arrived my home at 2.30 pm with enjoyable heart.


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#1: General view (south)
#2: North
#3: East
#4: West
#5: GPS. reading
#6: Students at Pak khlong 22 school
#7: Cp.on the mud
#8: Chakrit at cp.
#9: The road to the point 5 km. from here
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