2012-08-09 53 -2

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Thu 9 Aug 2012 in Manchester:
53.3125551, -2.6909587

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[edit] Location

Close to junction 12 on the M56. The hashpoint was on or very close to the left lane of the westbound road.

[edit] Participants

Sourcerer

[edit] Expedition

Neil was geohashing on the way to a wedding in Scotland. This was attempt four of five. A new graticule. Nice! And this completes a minesweeper. The hashpoint was on the M56 motorway to North Wales in south Runcorn. Neil failed to get the speed racer award because the hashpoint was very close to or on the left lane where the traffic was travelling well below the legal speed limit.

The GPS receiver distance dropped rapidly and then shot up again. It's illegal to stop on a motorway except in an emergency. I don't think geohashing counts so this was almost the shortest visit it's possible to make without taking to the air.

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[edit] Achievements

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Minesweeper geohash flag.png Minesweeper geohash 8.png Minesweeper geohash flag.png
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Sourcerer completed the Minesweeper Geohash achievement
by visiting coordinates in Birmingham, United Kingdom and all of the surrounding graticules.

[edit] Other geohashing expeditions on the same day

Expeditions and Plans

2012-08-09
Atlanta, Georgia NWoodruff In a well over grown lot in Vinings.
Youngstown, Ohio User:Fezzic181 Found the spot out in the middle of the state game lands.
Billings, Montana Rory Lake Elmo State Park north of Billings, MT. The actual hash point is in th...
Northampton, United Kingdom Sourcerer On an urban public path through attractive lawns and trees in Wellingboroug...
Birmingham, United Kingdom Sourcerer A few metres off a public footpath in a hay field. This was near the Grand ...
Cambridge, United Kingdom Sourcerer Sourcerer failed to reach the hashpoint in a very muddy pig field.
Amsterdam, Netherlands Marvyn Behind a container-like building in some shrubs in an urban area in Hoofddo...
Manchester, United Kingdom Sourcerer Close to junction 12 on the M56. The hashpoint was on or very close to the ...
Dundee, United Kingdom Sourcerer Beside the coast road east of St. Andrews, Fife, Scotland, UK.


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