2008-11-03 32 -110

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Mon 3 Nov 2008 in 32,-110:
32.1967967, -110.9206633

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Monday's geohash was located in a walled-in backyard in a residential neighbourhood within Tucson itself. The alley behind the property was judged to be the closest accessible point.

After being dropped off in the vicinity, I made a short trip by foot through stravenue and alley to the geohash. I finished my cigarette and surveyed the rather unremarkable area, took a few pictures, and headed out for the bus stop. I only took the bus on the way out, so haven't got the Public Transport Geohash achievement yet.


One person showed up around 3:45 PM.


KarMann earned the Consecutive geohash achievement
by reaching 2 consecutive hash points starting on 2008-11-02.

Conspiracy theories[edit]

On my way to the geohash, as I was getting close, I was buzzed by an U.S. Air Force C-130 Hercules, flying quite low, with suspicious-looking bulges near the tail. After the geohash, two F-16 Fighting Falcons came around. I suspect that the U.S. government is conducting surveillance of geohashing activities, using aerial reconnaissance and surveillance assets. Furthermore, at the geohash the night before, I was harassed by some kind of raptor (!!), likely an owl. It was probably carrying some ultra-miniaturized camera, possibly infrared or low-light gear, keeping tabs on any passing geohashers.