2013-10-19 42 -85

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2013-10-19 42 -85 George-closeup.jpg

Sat 19 Oct 2013 in 42,-85:
42.8302104, -85.6963933

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[edit] Location

sidewalk in a suburban neighborhood south of Grand Rapids, MI, USA

[edit] Participants

[edit] Expedition

We were headed out to help a friend set up her house for a party, but she didn't seem to be in a panic, and the hashpoint was only about ten minutes south of town and very easily accessible about a mile off the highway. It also offered a two-way option: we could either figure out how to use the GPS in Susanne's fancy new phone, or we could go for the no-batteries because the location was so well-defined it would be easy to find without any electronic help at all. We went for the latter.

The hashpoint was at the west edge of a sidewalk, about ten feet north of a particular road intersection. We were there about 5 pm, but saw no evidence of other (nonstationary) geohashers. Off to the party...

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[edit] Achievements

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George and Susanne earned the Land geohash achievement
by reaching the (42, -85) geohash on 2013-10-19.
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George and Susanne earned the No Batteries Geohash Achievement
by reaching the (42, -85) geohash on 2013-10-19.