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United Kingdom : England

near Lowdham, Nottinghamshire, England, UK
Approx. altitude: 19 m (62 ft)
([?] maps: Google MapQuest Multimap world confnav)
Antipode: 53°S 179°E

Accuracy: 3 m (9 ft)
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#2: East #3: South #4: West #5: GPS #6: Ground cover #7: Rainer

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  53°N 1°W (visit #20)  

#1: North

(visited by Gordon Spence and Rainer Mautz)

24-Jun-2010 -- Continued from 54N-01W.

This is the second of two international visits today. As we are approaching from the North, I swing left to park up by Lowdham station showing Rainer the manual signal box. There can't be many left anywhere, it isn't push a button either, it's the old fashioned pull the lever to switch the points & signals.

Onwards to the CP, park up past where Rainer walked in from before and we stroll around the edge of the field. When I was here last the corner of the field where the CP is was bare. Now it is a little corner full of beautiful sweet smelling flowers.

I have never seen them here or indeed anywhere else before. Document the visit, back to the car and head South to drop Rainer off in Bishops Stortford before I continue on to my appointment.


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#2: East
#3: South
#4: West
#5: GPS
#6: Ground cover
#7: Rainer
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