Champaign/Urbana, Illinois

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The 40,-88 graticule contains all of Champaign-Urbana, part of Bloomington and Normal, and several other smaller towns in Illinois.


[edit] Official Meetups

In accordance with the Main Page, the official meetup of the 40,-88 graticule will be held every Saturday at 4pm Central time.

[edit] Coordinates

Kyle, Kim, Matt, and Brett earned the Virgin Graticule Achievement
by being the first to reach any hashpoint in the (40, -88) graticule, here, on 2008-05-24.
2008-05-24 champaign geohashing group.jpg

[edit] Graticule History

On Friday, October 12th, 2007, at 7:45pm, xkcd author Randall Munroe gave a talk at 40.1139,-88.2211 for the ACM Reflections Projections Conference at the University of Illinois (citation). The talk was about "his experiences drawing xkcd and playing with kites." A video of this talk is available online.

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