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Re: Peninsular War battlefield coordinates

Postby OXFORDMON » April 22nd, 2017, 2:05 pm

Difficult to pinpoint exactly obviously but this area-

38°42'15.23"N

6°50'1.54"W
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Re: Peninsular War battlefield coordinates

Postby ctrunfree » April 22nd, 2017, 5:47 pm

Thanks. I wonder if it's OK to drive up the dirt road that comes off to the right of the N435 to get to that spot. Otherwise it's a bit of a hike.
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Re: Peninsular War battlefield coordinates

Postby FBC-Elvas, Portugal » April 22nd, 2017, 7:34 pm

I have, a few years ago. Just make sure you don't block any farm vehicles. You'll come to a cross road where you can get off the road a bit.

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Re: Peninsular War battlefield coordinates

Postby ctrunfree » April 23rd, 2017, 8:55 am

Thanks Sarah, I'll give it a shot.
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