To 30N 119E

I decided to explorer the degree confluence point of 30N 119E. According to the website, it is 7.4 km (4.6 miles) N of Qiuyuan, Zhejiang, China

with approx. altitude of 581 m (1906 ft). I spent some time in the book store to find out the Chinese name for Qiuyuan. It is 秋源.

I will be there in about two week. Sebastian has been so kind to alow me to use his GPS for one week. Thanks Sebastian.

My Resources

Before I go, I have collected the following resources and it may be of help. (All of them are in Chinese)

Shangxi Village. From the description, I believe the “7.4km north of Qiuyuan” should be some where near Shangxi Village. I checked the two villages and learnt that Shangxi 上西 and Qiuyuan all belong to the Pingmen 屏门, Chunan 淳安 county, Hangzhou, Zhejiang.

Also on Shangxi. Seems it is a famous place already. There are more than 12 waterfall there.

Qiuyuan Map

I was surprised that a map company in Euro has so detailed map for China. It is also the only map I found on the Internet to mark Qiuyuan. It is marked as Ch’iu Y√ľan there. It seems it is the German style translation (note the two dots on u? ?.

4 thoughts on “To 30N 119E

  1. WilliamW

    Have a safe and interesting trip!

    Are Sebastian and his friends current German students at SJTU? His site provides an interesting perspective on Shanghai.

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