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Adolfo Gonzales Chaves AirfieldT8
Here's another viewhttp://www.wgc2012.com.ar/airfield.html
I know this because i just pinpointed it w the next American traveler to arrive there. I do know it is located three-thousand two-hundred seventy four kilometers (those tiny things they use for measuring distances) from the nearest Starbucks. That is not a bad thing.
East to get to. Leave Post Mills, VT driving south-ish (w a little east thrown in). Fly to Buenos Aires, AR. Leaving Ministro Pistarini airport, turn right on Rte 250 south, drive for 12 minutes. Turn left on Rte 3, drive for 5 hours & 48 minutes till you see the runway. You're there. If you come across a very large body of water w very large pieces of ice on the far (that would be, south) end. You missed it. C
It's not Pico da Bandeira, I know that! But it may be in the same country?
Hint: It's a place where the only angles allowed are 45 and 90 degrees.
In case you're still not sure, T8 is right-Adolfo Gonzales Chaves Airfield, Argentina. You can read about the activities here:http://ussoaringteam2013chaves.blogspot.com/
Serving the Region of Orthogonality.
Isn't this where Hanna Reitsch got lost in a glider in the mid-30's? She ended up in the Pampas region with a bunch of Gouchos who didn't speak German and had to overnight with them.
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