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### 3.0 km (1.9 miles) N of Vikersund, Buskerud, Norway Approx. altitude: 148 m (485 ft) ([?] maps: Google MapQuest Multimap world confnav) Antipode: 60°S 170°W

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 60°N 10°E (visit #10)
 (visited by Rainer Mautz) 31-Jul-2014 -- This is the second out of 5 reports reaching confluence points in Southern Norway. The story starts from 60°N 11°E. This is what I call “hyper-confluence”, one of those rare species with both, latitude and longitude being divisible by 10. There are only 17 * 36 + 2 = 614 hyper-confluences on Earth, with about 200 being located on land!. I had visited 40°N 0°EW, 40°N 110°E and 50°N 10°E. This time I was able to align all twelve zeroes at the GPS display. After my early morning visit of 60°N 11°E, I cycled via Roa and Hønefoss towards Vikersund. The main road misses this confluence only by 330 m. I parked my bicycle at the end of a farm track at 150 m distance and conveniently hiked to the exact location along the edge of a grain field. Luckily, the confluence turned out to be 13 m into the forest, such that I could get the zero reading. Access to the grain field would not have been possible at this time of the year. Nearby I saw an object that looked like a giant flower pot. But it turned out to be a part of a pipe for the sewage. I continued cycling towards the east, looking forward to discovering the surprises that the neighboring confluence point would bring. I was prepared to spend another night camping out in the wilderness. CP Visit Details: Distance to the road: 330 m Distance of bicycle parking: 153 m Time to reach the CP from the road: 15 min Time at the CP: 4:35 PM Measured height: 149 m Minimal distance according to GPS: 0 m Position accuracy: 6 m Topography: almost flat Vegetation: birch forest, ground cover with grass and various flowers, nearby a not yet harvested grain field Weather: cloudy, 24° C (felt temperature) Given Name: The Lost Sewage Confluence The story continues at 60°N 9°E. All pictures #1: The Confluence from 20 m Distance #2: View to the South #3: View to the West #4: View to the North #5: View to the East #6: GPS Reading #7: Ground Zero #8: The Confluence Hunter #9: Sewage Pipe or Big Flower Pot? #10: Nearby Farmhouse ALL: All pictures on one page (broadband access recommended)