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Russia : Novosibirskaya oblast'

2.8 km (1.7 miles) SE of Izreva, Novosibirskaya oblast', Russia
Approx. altitude: 127 m (416 ft)
([?] maps: Google MapQuest Multimap world confnav)
Antipode: 56°S 97°W

Accuracy: 6 m (19 ft)
Click on any of the images for the full-sized picture.

#2: View to the North #3: View to the West #4: View to the East #5: GPS Shot #6: Alexey has taken the trail #7: The thirty-fourth CP #8: The modest reward for the hunter

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  56°N 83°E (visit #1) (secondary) 

#1: The basic sign of the CP

(visited by Alexander Lobanov, Vladimir Nikolenko and Aleksey Ovsyannikov)

English Narrative

Рассказ по-русски

10-Jul-2004 -- Посетить эту точку нас заставила активность нашего основного конкурента и товарища Максима Егорова. За предыдущие выходные он разрушил наш долго вынашиваемый план, прокатиться по западу Новосибирской области и собрать семь легко доступных точек. Правда, Максим почему-то сделал только четыре. Увидев в пятницу, выставленные на оформление точки мы, бросив все дела, поехали восстанавливать подорванное самолюбие. Точка оказалась сложнее, чем ожидалось, из-за дождей подъехать ближе, чем 1.5 км не удалось, хотя в сухую погоду можно проехать прямо на поляну где и находится искомая точка. На обратном пути нашей пешей прогулки к точке, мы попали под проливной дождь, который также быстро закончился, как и начался, успев нас основательно промочить. Всю обратную дорогу до Новосибирска мы сушили вещи, кстати, о дороге - она от Колывани до Пихтовки просто отвратительная.

English Narrative

10-Jul-2004 -- The activity of out primary competitor and comrade, Maxim Yegorov, compelled us to visit this point. During the previous days off, he destroyed our long-nurtured plan to sweep across the West of Novosibirsk area, and to collect seven easily accessible points. To tell the truth, Maxim has for some reason done only four. Having seen on Friday the posting of the processing of these points, we, having abandoned all other affairs, drove off to restore our undermined self-respect. The point turned out to be more difficult than we expected, because of the rain it was not possible to approach closer than 1.5 km, though in dry weather it is possible to drive directly into the clearing, right where the required CP is located. On the way back from our walk to the CP, we were caught in a torrential rain, which ended as quickly as it began, having had time to thoroughly drench us. All way back to Novosibirsk we dried our things. By the way, about the road - from Kolivana to Pikhtovka it was simply awful. The hunt goes on.


 All pictures
#1: The basic sign of the CP
#2: View to the North
#3: View to the West
#4: View to the East
#5: GPS Shot
#6: Alexey has taken the trail
#7: The thirty-fourth CP
#8: The modest reward for the hunter
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