2008-05-28 42 -71

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Wed 28 May 2008 in 42,-71:
42.6874509, -71.2122076

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[edit] About

42.6875N, 71.212208W

This hash is located in Andover in the Boston, Massachusetts graticule inside an office park housing, among others, Agilent Technologies at 40 Shattuck Rd in Andover, MA, just off I-93 Exit 45. Perhaps someone can win the coveted Cubicle Geohash Achievement?

[edit] Expeditions

[edit] Mechfish

I made it within 20-30 meters of the location, which seems to be inside the office building at 40 Shattuck Street. The building is private and has no receptionist, but does have key card access. I didn't try to get in. I built a tiny stack of two pebbles just outside the lobby window to the right of the door -- I contemplated leaving a note, but decided that littering in the service of geohashing is still littering.

No proof, alas -- my camera turned out not to have a memory card in it.

Office parks are not as much fun as actual parks.

[edit] Loch

Decided to give this one a try since inside a building would add a twist. After parking and assessing the building I took a few readings on the outside to get an estimate on where in the building I needed to be. At one end of the building I met two ladies who were nice enough to let me inside. Once inside I made my way to the center hallway which was approximately GZ. Since I was inside I left no mark but took some pictures.

GPSr in hand outside the location:
20080528BostonGPS.jpg

Access door thanks to two ladies:
20080528BostonAccess.jpg
The directory inside:
20080528BostonInside.jpg
GZ for Boston on 05-28-08:
20080528BostonGZ.jpg

[edit] A friend of Geekthras

Unfortunately, said friend did not have any gps-ware, so no super-proof or exact measurements, but there was an office building, a pond, and a pond he says. The pond had geese. He took a picture! As I have no car and this was about 25? 30? miles away, I elected GeekFriend to go (he lives really close).

The pond, with geese: Boston2008.05.028Geek.JPG