Zürich, Switzerland

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The Zürich graticule is located at latitude 47, longitude 8. Zurich, the biggest city in Switzerland, lies more or less in the center of it. The graticule further contains the cities of Winterthur, Lucerne and Schaffhausen.

Around two third of its area are within Switzerland whereas the northern part belongs to Germany. Other geographical features are the origin of the Danube river near Donaueschingen, the river Rhine that cuts the area from east to west, and the beginning of the Alpine mountain range in the very south east of the graticule.


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[edit] About

The graticule covers an area of 8375 km2. The highest elevation is near the Ruchen mountain, and lies 2901 m (9500 ft) above sea level. The lowest point (289 m) is where the Rhine leaves the graticule westwards near the town of Sisseln.

According to Land usage, the chance for your hash to fall into one of the following areas is:

42.05%	Fields
24.31%	Forests
22.90%	Natural reserves
3.63%	Water
3.35%	Settlements
2.60%	Roads
1.14%	Highways

The chance that a hash falls into the city of Zürich is 1.09%.

Today's Location: Zurich, Switzerland

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[edit] Inactive geohashers or status unknown

[edit] Achievements

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The Zürich, Switzerland graticule (47 8) earned the Mostly Active Graticule achievement
for the month of 2012-06 in the category total expeditions by being the location of 6 expeditions.
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The Zürich, Switzerland graticule (47 8) earned the Most Active Graticule achievement
for the month of 2013-01 in the category total expeditions by being the location of 10 expeditions.
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The Zürich, Switzerland graticule (47 8) earned the Most Active Graticule achievement
for the month of 2013-01 in the category coordinates reached by being the location of 10 successful expeditions.


In January 2013, Zürich emerged victorious from a hashclash with München, Germany by completing 10 successful expedition while München did 7.

[edit] Current plans

Check out the Current events page to see if any expeditions are planned here.

[edit] Expeditions

Most recent first. See also: Zürich, Switzerland/Expeditions (automated expeditions list).

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  • 2010-12-26 - Danatar visited a snowy but sunlit forest near Schaffhausen and went to the Rhine Falls afterwards.
  • 2010-12-12 - In Bassersdorf
  • 2009-10-14 - The Swiss Army went geohashing!
  • 2009-05-31 - Ekorren was in Sumpfohren.
  • 2009-01-21 - reached by Enric and relet.
  • 2009-01-04 - A little new years trip. First time ever for all three participants.
  • 2008-11-19 - A group led by swiss radio seems to have reached the point. One photo was posted to the main page, otherwise it was only reported on the radio.
  • 2008-05-24 - Looks like someone got near, but the description is a bit on the short side. Participants were most probably stopped by a fence and did not reach the coordinates.