Long Beach, California

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The Long Beach graticule is located at latitude 33, longitude -118. It is mostly composed of ocean, but it does include the parts of the Los Angeles metro area which are South of the 10 freeway. This graticule also includes the interesting opportunity represented by Santa Catalina Island.

[edit] Current meetup information and plans

Map of today's location.

PDF poster for today's location. (More information at User:Crox/Poster.)

[edit] Meetup Dates

  • 2008-06-14: First attended geohash for the Long Beach graticule, in the city of Cypress.
  • 2008-06-22: A random Sunday trip to Terminal Island.
  • 2008-09-06: Between the 710 and the LA River in Paramount
  • 2008-09-27: Slightly south of LAX, in a parking lot near El Segundo and N. Avation Blvd.
  • 2009-11-05: A speed racer success on the 405.
  • 2010-10-15: A near miss of a water hash.
  • 2011-04-17: Near the intersection of the 710 and 405.
  • 2012-04-21: In the Orange Ave. Southern California Edison substation
  • 2012-06-08: Inside the giant Chevron oil refinery near the ocean in El Segundo. No public access.
  • 2013-12-21: At the southern border of an SCE Substation on the Palos Verdes peninsula.
  • 2014-04-24: ON the runways at LAX (not actually attempted)

[edit] Achievements

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Bill earned the Virgin Graticule Achievement
by being the first to reach any hashpoint in the (33, -118) graticule, here, on 2008-06-14.

Note:In the early months of geohashing Bill reported a successful expedition, but with neither pictures nor proof. The first person to provide proof of successfully reaching a hashpoint was Bishop Wash on 2011-04-17.