There are 25 square plots of land on NEWS Common.
Each has an area of exactly 1km^{2}.
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1km 
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3km 
1km 
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4km 
1km 
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3km 
2km 
4km 
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1km 
2km 
3km 
4km 
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4km 
If you are to visit each plot once, follow the direction given in the square and finish in the centre, where should you start? Assume north is up, west is to the left etc. Visiting a plot means landing on the square, not simply passing through it.
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