Carbondale, Illinois

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The Carbondale, Illinois, U.S. graticule is located at (37, -89). It encompasses parts of Southern Illinois and Southeast Missouri, as well as a small corner in Kentucky. Some of the cities in this graticule are(in alphabetical order by state):

  • Cairo, Illinois
  • Chester, Illinois
  • Christopher, Illinois
  • Herrin, Illinois
  • Murphysboro, Illinois
  • Perryville, Missouri
  • Barlow, Kentucky
  • Cape Girardeau, Missouri
  • Chaffee, Missouri
  • Jackson, Missouri
  • Pocahontas, Missouri
  • Scott City, Missouri

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Troy plans to attend any events within reasonable driving distance of Marion or Carbondale. Allen is up for a weekend event within cycling distance of Cape Girardeau.

[edit] Claims to Fame

The Carbondale Graticule has the distinction of lying almost entirely within the areas of totality for two upcoming solar eclipses, on August 21, 2017, and April 8, 2024.

The confluence of the Mississippi and Ohio rivers is just south of the far southeast corner of this graticule, in the Sikeston, Missouri graticule.

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