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Austria

2.2 km (1.4 miles) NW of Kaisers, Tirol, Austria
Approx. altitude: 1755 m (5757 ft)
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Antipode: 47°S 169°W

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#2: south #1 #3: south #2 #4: north #5: Fred at the center of the/his world ! #6: coordinates of that center

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  47°N 11°E (visit #2)  

#1: pale white sun to the south east

(visited by Alfred Janosievics and Michael Carl)

27-Apr-2001 -- April 27th, 2001 Imagine a situation as follows:

  • after years of inviting your brother Fred in vane to spent some time in Tirol - he´s finally here, some 500 km ( 310 mi ) far away from his home....
  • it´s another boring sunny morning after so many sunny days....
  • some joker set your alarmclock to 6 a.m. - during your holidays that is, f´em....
  • after doing that drinking last night, if you´d go outdoors without sunglasses right now, you´d shrink down to ashes like those vampires....
  • and it´s hours till your favourite shows on TV....
So, what ya gonna do.... ?

Right! You both go for a confluence :)

But seriously:
One of the goals of the Confluence Project is to visit a point severals times to see how it changed in the meantime. This was Fred´s first spot-hunting (his "Masterpiece on Navigation" :) And I wanted to see whether GPS would lead us to the same place as last time (which it actually did within a few feet).

And besides: since last time I had no proper software to stitch my photos together, this needed some improvement also....

c ya
Mike ;-)


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#1: pale white sun to the south east
#2: south #1
#3: south #2
#4: north
#5: Fred at the center of the/his world !
#6: coordinates of that center
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