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BART Psychogeographical Association
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Tasks / The Highest Place

Go to the highest point of anything.

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15 points
Level 1
In the zone of: BART Psychogeographical Association
Created by Amoeba Man

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Interested in collaborating on this: (no one yet!)


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posted by Levitating Potato on August 5th, 2008 11:10 AM

BARTPA needs more tasks like this.

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posted by Dopey on September 26th, 2008 12:11 PM

this one will take some thought

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posted by Peter Garnett on September 26th, 2008 12:41 PM

TAC. REVEREND.

GET. IN. HERE.

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posted by Tac Haberdash on September 26th, 2008 9:46 PM

Yeah.

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posted by Flea on September 26th, 2008 12:41 PM

Task 5...

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posted by Haberley Mead on September 26th, 2008 4:23 PM

On it now. Stafford's crap for this, so I'm working on a trip to somewhere a bit more epic...

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posted by Iaman on September 26th, 2008 5:06 PM

Dammit, I need to go back to the suburbs. My family's home rests on the highest point in our town.

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posted by teucer on September 26th, 2008 7:07 PM

Town, nothing. Think big.

When and if I do this task, I'm doing it with the highest point in the state. (Which, by the way, is also the highest point in the US east of the Mississippi River.)

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posted by Iaman on September 26th, 2008 8:50 PM

Well, it's ALMOST the highest point in the county. Only beaten out by a few feet or so : |

bugger that +1
posted by Burn Unit on September 30th, 2008 11:34 AM

think as small as you want

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posted by Tøm on September 28th, 2008 5:29 AM

Any idea of the highest point in Norfolk Adam?

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posted by Adam on September 28th, 2008 6:21 AM

Cromer Cliffs methinks.

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posted by Adam on September 28th, 2008 6:29 AM

The highest point in Norfolk is Beacon Hill, south of West Runton, 103m/338ft (map reference TG 186413) – source: Ordnance Survey

From the Norfolk CC website. It's near Cromer Cliffs and part of them but not actually Cromer Cliffs.

http://maps.google.co.uk/maps/ms?ie=UTF8&hl=en&msa=0&ll=52.928619,1.253386&spn=0.033786,0.090981&t=h&z=14&msid=105562713554392813038.000457f4ae12947b2cdb2

Map of location. It's about a 1mi walk from the railway station.

It takes two hours by train and costs £11.20 for a return with 1 change in Norwich. So if we left on the 15:17 train we'd get back around 20:30.


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posted by Tøm on September 28th, 2008 6:40 AM

Sounds good.

I need to shop for a new camera first though.

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posted by Anomaly on September 28th, 2008 8:13 PM

Oh... This will be fun. Unfortunately 4 padlocks, a bit of barbed wire and one hell of a climb are in my way!

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posted by Lord Bojangles Winston-Jones on October 2nd, 2008 7:54 PM

Once again, my instinct first turns to messers Haberdash and Thwakenbush. I believe we should attempt to collaborate on this. WHAT SAY YOU?

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posted by Ben Yamiin on February 11th, 2009 10:16 PM

could be good for Africa. but i don't like hiking much.

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posted by Nyambura the Rainmaker on March 9th, 2010 11:22 PM

the highest point of me would be on the tips of my toes.

=)

http://www.flickr.com/photos/pwnd/4421506790

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posted by Jellybean of Thark on August 13th, 2011 5:45 PM

Eventually someone will hit the submit button for this from the International Space Station.

Right?

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posted by anna one on August 18th, 2011 6:01 PM

Right. Or SpaceX.

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posted by relet 裁判長 on August 19th, 2011 3:54 AM

Suddenly the whole concept of height would become irrelevant.


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The Highest Place by JJason Recognition February 3rd, 2009 10:16 PM

I decided to go to the highest point in Portland. This turned out to be more complicated than I expected. First thing, it turns out that there's some disagreement about what building in Portland is the tallest. Some say it's the Wells Fargo tower, w...

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The Highest Place by relet 裁判長 June 1st, 2010 2:07 AM

The highest place, not of a house, tree, city or mountain. But the highest place of my district where I could possibly walk a line. When I saw a picture, not unlike the following, in a tourist folder, I knew I had to do it. Mørkgonga, Norway * "T...

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The Highest Place by Picø ҉ ØwO March 24th, 2010 6:46 AM

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The Highest Place by misschraddøn June 6th, 2009 3:57 AM

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