the Degree Confluence Project

China : Jílín ShÄ›ng

2.3 km (1.4 miles) SE of Qijiazi, Jílín, China
Approx. altitude: 166 m (544 ft)
([?] maps: Google MapQuest OpenStreetMap ConfluenceNavigator)
Antipode: 45°S 55°W

Accuracy: 5 m (16 ft)
Quality: good

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#2: looking west #3: looking north #4: looking south #5: gps view #6: me #7: walking back

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#1: confluence area looking east

(visited by Michael Sanders)

26-Mar-2007 -- This is the third time I've driven past this confluence, but is the first time I realized there was an easily accessible confluence so close to the road. It is about 500 metres off the main road from Changchun to Songyuan. I was on a routine trip to Songyuan, and with a bit of time to spare, so I got the driver to pullover, whilst I went for a quick stroll.

Nothing too exciting about this point. I had to walk across the stubble from last years' wheat crop, and by the time I reached the confluence point, there wasnt really anything interesting to see anymore. I snapped a photo half way back to road (Photo called "walking back", which shows a but more human activity. I am not sure what the writing on the wall reads.

 All pictures
#1: confluence area looking east
#2: looking west
#3: looking north
#4: looking south
#5: gps view
#6: me
#7: walking back
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