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1.9 km (1.2 miles) S of Hålt, Västra Götaland, Sweden
Approx. altitude: 126 m (413 ft)
([?] maps: Google MapQuest Multimap world confnav)
Antipode: 58°S 168°W

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

#2: Parking a little bit south of the first visitors #3: One of the many nice lakes in the area #4: Trying to get all zeroes on the GPS #5: Satellite image with track log

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  58°N 12°E (visit #2)  

#1: Panorama from the confluence area

(visited by Terje Mathisen and Tone Norløff)

13-Sep-2003 -- On our way to celebrate a friend's 50 year anniversary at the old Marstrand castle outside Gøteborg (Gothenburg for english speakers), we decided to pick up this confluence on the way. It is just a few kilometers east of the main E6 highway, so with a good map to find the relatively small roads, we quickly located the place.

The first visit happened well before the end of the SA GPS errors, so I was very interested in how much easier it would be to locate the exact spot this time.

I found an good way up to the proper area (the first visitors spent 20 minutes here), but when I got up there the GPS coverage was very variable. I ran around for a while, but it was impossible to get both the N/S and E/W position to line up with all zeroes at the same time, as shown on the GPS photo.

Afterwards we drove through the rest of this very nice area which has a large number of small lakes, then turned due west, crossed underneath E6, and went on to Marstrand.


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#1: Panorama from the confluence area
#2: Parking a little bit south of the first visitors
#3: One of the many nice lakes in the area
#4: Trying to get all zeroes on the GPS
#5: Satellite image with track log
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