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Germany : Schleswig-Holstein

2.2 km (1.4 miles) W of Trennewurth, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany
Approx. altitude: 4 m (13 ft)
([?] maps: Google MapQuest OpenStreeMap ConfluenceNavigator)
Antipode: 54°S 171°W

Accuracy: 3 m (9 ft)
Quality: good

Click on any of the images for the full-sized picture.

#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: Track at the Confluence #10: Nearby Bicycle Path

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  54°N 9°E (visit #9)  

#1: The Confluence from 15 m Distance

(visited by Rainer Mautz)

24-Oct-2015 -- This is the second out of 2 reports reaching confluence points in Northern Germany over a weekend. The story continues from 54°N 9°E.

On Sunday morning I got up at 6 AM when it was still dark and raining. But when I got on the road, a beautiful autumn day began. I cycled from Wilster via Itzehoe towards Neumünster, taking small roads or bicycle paths. The confluence point is located 8 km south of the town Neumünster and 300 m from a main road. A farm track leads directly to the confluence.

The confluence point is located in the corner of a field with young sprouts of winter grains. The area is mostly farmland with scattered patches of forest.

Right after the visit, I cycled back to Hamburg. Since I was ahead of my schedule, I had enough time to visit the giant project HafenCity of Hamburg. This is the largest rebuilding project in Europe and is expected to host 12’000 inhabitants and 40’000 office workplaces.

In the evening at 8:20 PM I took the overnight train back to Hamburg to be timely at work on Monday morning.

CP Visit Details:

  • Distance to the road: 300 m
  • Distance of bicycle parking: 30 m
  • Time to reach the CP from the road: 3 min
  • Time at the CP: 10:56 AM
  • Measured height: 49 m
  • Minimal distance according to GPS: 0 m
  • Position accuracy: 3 m
  • Topography: flat
  • Vegetation: young winter grain sprouts, grass, meadows
  • Weather: cloudless, 15° C (felt temperature)
  • Given Name: The HafenCity Confluence

The story finishes here.


 All pictures
#1: The Confluence from 15 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: Track at the Confluence
#10: Nearby Bicycle Path
ALL: All pictures on one page