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Description:
Since ancient times, man has harnessed the power of the wind to provide assistance in various tasks. Grain milling, water pumping, threshing, and sawmills were common, as well as a means to provide electricity in more modern times. A good resource for widmill history and design can be found at:
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Expanded Description:
This category accepts all rotating mechanical devices powered by natural wind. Working or not. The unique designs and application of windmills are of the most interest. Unfortunately Scale Models of windmills or whirly-gigs are not accepted, though they may be beautiful.
Instructions for Posting a Windmills Waymark:
The logs for the finds should include the following information;
*A PHOTOGRAPH OF THE MILL

*THE COORDINATES OF YOUR FIND

*A DESCRIPTION OF THE PHYSICAL LOCATION, TYPE, USE, AND CONDITI0N OF THE WINDMILL

If your windmill find is open to the public a description of the cost, hours of operation and parking information would be useful

Individual windmills in large windmill farms can be claimed if you can get a coordinate within 0.1 mile.

The windmill farm can be claimed if identified as a group of windmills in the log.

Instructions for Visiting a Waymark in this Category:
When logging a VISIT to a windmill that has been Waymarked, please take a a photograph of the Windmill and provide a summary of your visit. In this way we can track changes to the mills over the years
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Variables:
  • Date of Manufacture
  • Purpose
  • Open to the public
  • Is This Windmill Functional?
  • Windmill Farm
  • Cost
  • Museum on Site
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Image for Windmill in Gatteville, Barfleur, Normandie, France.view gallery

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WindmillsWindmill in Gatteville, Barfleur, Normandie, France.

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Windmill in Gatteville, Barfleur, Normandie, France. This is the private mill of M. Leblanc who restaurated it.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Barjon

location: France

date approved: 6/25/2007

last visited: 7/13/2018

Image for windmill st-Peters-Jersey - channel islandsview gallery

SWSW82.4 km

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Beautiful old windmill in st-Peters-Jersey.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member lopac44

location: Jersey

date approved: 7/26/2009

last visited: 7/19/2009

Image for Windmill in Cherrueix, Bretagne, France.view gallery

SS123.8 km

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Windmill in Cherrueix, Bretagne, France.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Barjon

location: France

date approved: 6/25/2007

last visited: 1/22/2012

Image for West Blatchington Windmill, Brighton, East Sussexview gallery

NENE151.1 km

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West Blatchington Windmill is a 19th centuary Smock mill

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RocketRon47

location: United Kingdom

date approved: 8/16/2008

last visited: 8/5/2015

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