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North - South- East - West

Post by Olivier » Sat Jun 28, 2003 8:23 pm

Here is a little game I play with my brother:

For this year 2003, who is the one among us who would have been the farest in the N, S, W and E (if we consider the Point 0 as the Greenwich meridian). :-)

And what is your best hit for your life?

O.

My stats:

- 2003:
North and East : Paris Image
South and West: Toronto Image

-Life:
North: Lund (Sweden) 2002 Image
South: Libreville (Gabon) 1976 Image(I was very young, I know)
West: San Francisco (California) 1990 Image
East: Cracovie (Poland) 1985 Image


8)
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Post by micro » Sat Jun 28, 2003 8:48 pm

2003:
North: Copenhagen
South and West: Dortmund
East: Berlin

2004:
North: Rovaniemi (Finland)
South: Hawaii
West: Hawaii
East: St Petersburg

Lifelong:
66° North: Rovaniemi (Finland) 2004
9° South: Bali (Indonesia) 1988
158° West: Hawaii 2004
140° East: Jayapura (New Guinea) 1988 and Tokyo 1995
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Post by BogPoet » Sat Jun 28, 2003 8:49 pm

Hmmm... My life isn't that agitated, but here we go:

2003:
-North: Loures, Portugal
-West: Oeiras, Portugal
-South: Faro, Portugal
-East: Sevilla, Spain

Life:
-North: Paris, France
-West: Oeiras, Portugal
-South: Faro, Portugal
-East: Venice, Italy
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Post by Fons » Sat Jun 28, 2003 9:49 pm

2003

N: Lelystad (NL) Image
S: Brugge/Gent (B) Image
E: ? (don't know) I guess somewhere in Eindhoven (NL) Image
W: Brugge/Gent (B) Image



Life

N: Trondheim (almost) (N) Image
S: Lyon (F) Image
E: Stockholm (S) Image
W: Cornwall (GB) Image

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Post by Olivier » Sat Jun 28, 2003 10:02 pm

Nice idea, the flags! I put mine online! :D :D

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Post by wouter » Sat Jun 28, 2003 10:07 pm

2003

N Groningen (NL)
E Emmen (NL)
S Esch sur sure (lux)
W well I haven't really bin in the west this year.

Life.

N Denmark (2 times early 90's)
E Czech republic (~96)
S Somewhere in France I guess.
W probably somewhere in Bretange or Normandie (in the 90's)
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Post by barclay » Sun Jun 29, 2003 12:06 am

All locations are NL, unles specified.

2003:

N: Lelystad (where I live, haven't got further up yet)
E: Amersfoort
S: Vlissingen
W: Also vlissingen


life:

N: Ameland (School trip)
E: Somewhere in Germany when I was little
S: Salao (Spain, summer vacantion after gratuation)
W: New York (Vacantion last summer, I went to Conneticut, but that is less far.)


Some of it may not be exact, I was never good in geography

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Post by Dakkus » Sun Jun 29, 2003 1:56 am

2003:
N: Tampere (~2 hours by train from Helsinki)
S: Southern Helsinki ;)
W: Turku
E: Kouvola

Life:
N and E: Lieksa, Finland
S and W: Benalmadenas, Spain (next to Malaga)

I've been abroad four times in my whole life. Once in Stockholm, twice in Tallinn, once in Benalmadenas.
Until 2002 Lieksa was the furthest place I had ever been at ;)
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Post by Donald » Sun Jun 29, 2003 3:21 am

2002

N: Kühlungsborn, Germany :flag-de:
E: Akrotiri, Santorini, Greece :flag-gr:
S: Akrotiri, Santorini, Greece :flag-gr:
W: Oostende, Belgium :flag-be:

2003

N: Oldenburg i.O., Germany :flag-de:
E: Larnaca, Cyprus :flag-cy:
S: Limassol, Cyprus :flag-cy:
W: Burlington, On., Canada Image

2004

N: Hamburg, Germany :flag-de:
E: Knossos, Crete, Greece :flag-gr:
S: Matala, Crete, Greece :flag-gr:
W: Transinne, Belgium :flag-be:

2005

N: Berlin, Germany :flag-de:
E: Rodos, Rhodes, Greece :flag-gr:
S: Prassomission, Rhodes, Greece :flag-gr:
W: Marbella, Spain :flag-es:

2006

N: Leeuwarden, Netherlands :flag-nl:
E: Piła, Poland Image
S: Valletta, Malta :flag-mt:
W: Turnhout, Belgium :flag-be:

2007

N: Copenhagen, Denmark Image
E: Spata, Greece :flag-gr:
S: Spata, Greece :flag-gr:
W: Victor, ID, USA Image

2008

N: Bremen, Germany :flag-de:
E: Warsaw, Poland Image
S: Palm Springs, CA, USA Image
W: San Francisco, CA, USA Image

2009

N: Arkona, Germany :flag-de:
E: Piła, Poland Image
S: Douglas, AZ, USA Image
W: Phoenix, AZ, USA Image

2010

N: Amsterdam, Netherlands :flag-nl:
E: New Delhi, India Image
S: Miami, FL, USA Image
W: Jacksonville, FL, USA Image

Life

N: Hammerfest, Norway, 71°, 1992 Image
E: Sendai, Japan, 141°, 1999 Image
S: Hong Kong, PR China, 22° N, 1999 Image
W: Bodega Bay, CA, USA, 123°, 1994 Image
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Re: North - South- East - West

Post by bhoeyb » Sun Jun 29, 2003 1:11 pm

- 2003:
North: ?
South: ?
East: ?
West: ?

-Life:
North: arctic circle near Rovaniemi, Finland
South: Oban, Steward Island, New Zealnd 47°S
East: Gisborne, New Zealand 178°E
West: Banff NP, Canada ?°W

Who has a good URL for a world atlas with coordinates?
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Re: North - South- East - West

Post by Dakkus » Sun Jun 29, 2003 1:16 pm

bhoeyb wrote:- 2003:
North: north pole circle near Rovaniemi, Finland[/b]
Erm... Isn't it "arctic circle", not "north pole circle"? North pole is thousands of kilometers away from it anyway, you know?
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Re: North - South- East - West

Post by bhoeyb » Sun Jun 29, 2003 4:05 pm

Dakkus wrote:
bhoeyb wrote:- 2003:
North: north pole circle near Rovaniemi, Finland[/b]
Erm... Isn't it "arctic circle", not "north pole circle"? North pole is thousands of kilometers away from it anyway, you know?
:oops: Yep, you're right! Stupid Dutch translation 8) . I was to fast to reply.

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Re: North - South- East - West

Post by Olivier » Sun Jun 29, 2003 5:17 pm

bhoeyb wrote: West: Banff NP, Canada ?°W
NP?

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Post by micro » Sun Jun 29, 2003 5:41 pm

Olivier wrote:
bhoeyb wrote:West: Banff NP, Canada ?°W
NP?
National Park, I guess. I've been there, too. In Lake Louise (either Banff or Jasper, I'm not sure).

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Post by kettenseger » Sun Jun 29, 2003 6:12 pm

2003:
all in Germany around my hometown
North: Schleswig 54° 30'
South: Fassberg 53° 10'
East: Kiel 10° 20'
West: Meldorf 9° 10'

life:
North: Kopenhagen Denmark 56°
South: Darwin Australia 12°
East: Darwin Australia 131°
West: Los Angeles USA 118°

i have been to jasper too but LA is a little bit more in the west.

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