The Nek

The Nek (HM1LMU)

Location: , Çanakkale 17900 Eceabat
Country: Turkey
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N 40° 14.547', E 26° 17.433'

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Cesaret Tepe

English:
This key position defended vigorously by both side saw repeated attacks across this narrow ridge. The ANZAC trenches were located close to the cemetery. The Turkish trenches originated near to the raised stone memorial on your right and ran in 8 tiers to the top of the first hill (Baby 700). A courageous but futile attack by the Australians was made on August 7, 1915, when over 300 were killed in the area immediately in front of you.

Turkish:
Her iki tarafın da büyük gayretle savuduǧu bu kılıt mevzi, dar sayır üzerinde sık sık saldırılara şahit oldu. Anzak siperleri mezarlıǧa yakın yerdeydi. Türk siperleri saǧınızda bulunan siyah abideden başlayarak, ilk tepenin (kabak sırtı) sonuna kadar 8 sıradan oluşmaktaydı, 7 Aǧustos 1915 günü Avustralyalılar cesur fakat başarısız bir saldırıda bulundular ve 300 kişilik kayıp verdiler.

German: The German text is at the bottom left, click on the marker image to enlarge and read it. French: The French text is at the bottom right, click on the marker image to enlarge and read it.


Lest We Forget

25th April 1990
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HM NumberHM1LMU
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Marker Number8
Year Placed1990
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Date Added Wednesday, July 8th, 2015 at 2:03am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)26T E 560343 N 4454908
Decimal Degrees40.24245000, 26.29055000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 14.547', E 26° 17.433'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 14' 32.82" N, 26° 17' 25.98" E
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Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Otopark, Çanakkale 17900, TR
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