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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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  • Purpose
  • Open to the public
  • Is This Windmill Functional?
  • Windmill Farm
  • Cost
  • Museum on Site
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Image for Windmill - Vetrák, Borovnice, Czech Republicview gallery

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Functional replica of historic windmill inaugurated in June 2020 above village Borovnice (north-eastern Bohemia).

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vraatja

location: Královéhradecký kraj, Czechia

date approved: 10/26/2020

last visited: never

Image for Windmill (Vrátenský vetrák) - Vrátno, Czech ReRepublicview gallery

WW64.1 km

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Currently restaurated windmill in fields between villages Vrátno, Kluky and Trnová (Central Bohemia).

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vraatja

location: Středočeský kraj, Czechia

date approved: 12/1/2017

last visited: 2/14/2019

Image for Byvaly mlyn / Former Windmill, Praha Brevnov, CZview gallery

SWSW100.4 km

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Byvaly barokni vetrny mlyn na Brevnove. / Former baroque windmill in Prague district Brevnov.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dáin & Olík

location: Hlavní město Praha, Czechia

date approved: 3/30/2011

last visited: 11/11/2018

Image for Windmill - Janov, Czech Republicview gallery

NWNW102.2 km

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A former windmill in Janov village

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ToRo61

location: Ústecký kraj, Czechia

date approved: 7/30/2017

last visited: never

Image for Vetrný mlýn Korenec / Windmill Korenec, CZview gallery

SESE136.5 km

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Vetrný mlýn Korenec / Windmill Korenec, CZ

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Harwey

location: Jihomoravský kraj, Czechia

date approved: 3/11/2010

last visited: 11/10/2013

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SS139.5 km

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4 winds turbines are located less then 20km south from Jihlava in Czech republic.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member miloshavlicek

location: Kraj Vysočina, Czechia

date approved: 8/11/2008

last visited: 4/27/2013

Image for Vetrny mlyn Nemcice / Windmill Nemcice, CZview gallery

SESE142.6 km

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Vetrný mlýn Nemcice Windmill Nemcice

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Harwey

location: Jihomoravský kraj, Czechia

date approved: 3/10/2010

last visited: 6/4/2016

Image for Windmill - Premyslovice, Czech Republicview gallery

SESE143.9 km

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A disused Dutch-style windmill in Premyslovice village moved here in 1841.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vraatja

location: Olomoucký kraj, Czechia

date approved: 7/12/2011

last visited: 9/3/2017

Image for Vetrný mlýn Petrovice / Windmill Petrovice, CZview gallery

SESE145.5 km

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Vetrný mlýn Petrovice / Windmill Petrovice, CZ

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Harwey

location: Jihomoravský kraj, Czechia

date approved: 3/10/2010

last visited: 10/7/2015

Image for Vetrný mlýn Ostrov / Windmill Ostrov, CZview gallery

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Vetrný mlýn Ostrov / Windmill Ostrov, CZ

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Harwey

location: Jihomoravský kraj, Czechia

date approved: 3/13/2010

last visited: 5/3/2015

Image for Vetrný mlýn Rudice / Windmill Rudice, CZview gallery

SESE153.4 km

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Vetrný mlýn Rudice / Windmill Rudice, CZ

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Harwey

location: Jihomoravský kraj, Czechia

date approved: 3/13/2010

last visited: 6/16/2020

Image for Vetrný mlýn Ruprechtov / Windmill Ruprechtov, CZview gallery

SESE158.2 km

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Vetrný mlýn s Halladayovou turbínou. Windmill with Halladay turbine.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Harwey

location: Jihomoravský kraj, Czechia

date approved: 3/14/2010

last visited: 9/10/2012

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