2008-12-24 -34 151

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Wed 24 Dec 2008 in -34,151:
-34.0279047, 151.1202264

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[edit] Location

This geohash location was in the middle lane of a major three lane road in Sydney's southern suburb of Taren Point. Time to conquer this virgin graticule!

[edit] Attendees

CJ earned the Virgin Graticule Achievement
by being the first to reach any hashpoint in the (-34, 151) graticule, here, on 2008-12-24.
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CJ earned the Land geohash achievement
by reaching the (-34, 151) geohash on 2008-12-24.
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CJ earned the Speed racer achievement
by passing through the (-34, 151) geohash on 2008-12-24 at the maximum legal speed.
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[edit] Report

It's Christmas Eve, and the hash location has finally fallen in an accessible area in the nearby Sutherland graticule. This graticule has only a very small portion of the graticule as land (at a guess less than 5%), and of that the majority is dense and inaccessible bushland. So to have a hashpoint that fell directly in the middle of a major road in the graticule was an early Christmas present.

I set out for the location which was about an hour from where I live. Along the way the weather turned overcast, and the rain began to fall lightly. But I didn't care. It was Christmas Eve, and this was my first geohashing expedition in exactly two months. Nothing was going to stop me from conquering this virgin graticule.

I arrived at the hashpoint just before 2.30pm, and ate some McDonalds for lunch (directly next to the hash location) so that I could hang around to see if any other Geohashers would arrive. No-one else showed up, so I crossed the road a couple of times passing right over the hashpoint and took the mandatory photos.

Now it was time to do a drive-by. Traffic was heavy at the intersection, but I passed over the hashpoint with ease. It's good to be back geohashing! Merry Christmas everyone!

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