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Russia : Leningradskaya oblast'

6.0 km (3.7 miles) NNW of Sosnovi Bor, Leningradskaya oblast', Russia
Approx. altitude: 0 m (0 ft)
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Antipode: 60°S 151°W

Accuracy: 22 m (72 ft)
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#2: Map #3: GPS

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  60°N 29°E (visit #1) (secondary) 

#1: Sosnoviy Bor

(visited by Captain Peter, Valentyn Smirnov, Volodymyr Kokorev and Volodymyr Sydorenko)

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01-May-2002 -- And full ahead in the Gulf of Finland!

Gogland Island is passed and now we approach 60°N/29°E.

Our position was 60°00,004'N and 28°59,978'E, 21.5 meters in the W of the confluence.

The closest settlement is Sosnoviy Bor, which means "Fir Tree Forest".

From this position it is another 2 hours to Kronshadt, where the pilot for Saint Petersburg embarks.

Russian Version

01-05-2002 -- И “Полный вперёд” в Финском заливе!

Остров Гогланд пройден, и мы приближаемся к точке с координатами 60°N/29°E.

Наша позиция 60°00,004'N и 28°59,978'E, 20.5 метров на запад oт точки пересечения меридиана и параллели.

Ближайший ориентир – поселение Сосновый бор.

Отсюда два часа полным ходом до острова Кронштадт, где мы возьмём лоцмана, который проведёт нас в Санкт-Петербург.


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  Notes
In the Gulf of Finland.