Jan S. Krogh's
Geosite: Latvia - Lithuania Boundary Points LTLV-0628 (Pirtnieki, LV)
boundary point is located at Lake Vadakste, north of the Lithuanian city
56° 21' 59"N 22° 47' 14"E.
lake is only 200 m wide at this point. Lithuania is on the other side
of the lake.
No LT-0628 in sight.
Maybe hidden by the forrest.
Vadakste is the longest Latvian-Lithuanian border lake – about 3.3 km.
LT-0628 and LT0628 are not situated straight towards each other. The
boundary does not run along the midline, but via seven points which do not
correspond to any of the border marker positions. At this lake there are
only five Latvian border markers on the northern bank of the lake while
there are more than twice as many – eleven – on the southern bank. 1)
marker LV-0628 is situated right at the main road next to the Pirtnieki
village and easily visible. According to the map LT-0628 may be situated