Degree Confluence Project

The Degree Confluence Project is a World Wide Web-based all-volunteer project which aims to have people visit each of the integer degree intersections of latitude and longitude on Earth, posting photographs and a narrative of each visit online. Intersections are defined on the horizontal datum WGS 84. The project describes itself as "an organized sampling of the world".

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Degree Confluence Project - Milestones
... First degree confluence visit posted to the website 43°N 72°W / 43°N 72°W / 43 -72 (First DCP entry) in New Hampshire, USA by Alex Jarrett (project founder) and Peter Cline on February 20, 1996 ... Highest Confluence 33°N 80°E / 33°N 80°E / 33 80 (Highest confluence) in Kuba, Tibet, China at 19,143 feet (5,835 m), first visited by ... Lowest Confluence 30°N 27°E / 30°N 27°E / 30 27 (Lowest confluence) in Matrūh, Egypt at -255 feet (-78 m), first visited by Dave Morrison, Steve Price and Tony Carlisle on ...

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