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Denmark

near Øster Sømarken, Bornholm (Island), Bornholm, Denmark
Approx. altitude: 4 m (13 ft)
([?] maps: Google MapQuest Multimap world confnav)
Antipode: 55°S 165°W

Accuracy: 5 m (16 ft)
Click on any of the images for the full-sized picture.

#2: View North #3: View South #4: View East #5: View West #6: GPS registration #7: The wife and myself at the confluence point #8: Watermill to the left and trout breeding to the right

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  55°N 15°E (visit #9)  

#1: Confluence point

(visited by John Dag Hutchison and Aase Tveitan Hutchison)

26-Aug-2010 -- At the confluence point there is a granite stone with a north-south-east-west marking. Next to it a poster stating that at this point, 15 East, the sun is at its summit at 12 noon. A definition of the central European time, in other words.

Close to the confluence is an old watermill and a former trout breeding centre. A couple of ladies walking their dogs could also told us that there were a number of archeological findings in the area, this southernmost tip of the Bornholm island. Queen Margrethe was excavating some of these finds about fifty years ago while she was a student, the ladies told us.


 All pictures
#1: Confluence point
#2: View North
#3: View South
#4: View East
#5: View West
#6: GPS registration
#7: The wife and myself at the confluence point
#8: Watermill to the left and trout breeding to the right
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