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Saturday 2015-04-25 47.9071015, -122.0651694

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Sunday 2015-04-26 47.6281640, -122.3518655

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Today's Location: [Seattle, WA]

The Seattle, WA graticule is at latitude 47, longitude -122. It completely encloses the cities of Seattle, Tacoma, and Olympia, as well as the surrounding large cities. This graticule encloses most of the Puget Sound and essentially encompasses the major hub of western Washington.

Land usage
38.44%	Other Land/Fields
30.46%	Water
14.73%	Settlements
4.88%	Natural reserves
4.75%	Industrial/Military
4.01%	Near roads
2.73%	Near highways

If the geohash is close to shore, be sure to check the Tide Chart before you go.

Expedition planning is primarily on the discussion page.

[edit] Geohashes

Most recent (and future) geohashes on top, Saturday meetups in bold.

2015-04-26 47 -122 -- Queen Anne Hill in Seattle, with a view of the Space Needle.

2015-04-22 47 -122 -- Earth day in Federal Way, just off the West Campus Trail.

2015-04-18 47 -122 -- The middle of a house in Bonney Lake.

2015-04-11 47 -122 -- Seattle Hill Road in Mill Creek.

2015-04-08 47 -122 -- A driveway in Canyon Park, Bothell.

2015-03-24 47 -122 -- On the southern border of Yost Memorial Park.

2015-02-11 47 -122 -- A wooded hillside south of Chateau Ste Michelle winery and west of the Sammamish river.

2015-01-27 47 -122 -- Northwest section of Tambark Creek Park, off 35th Ave SE near Mill Creek.

2015-01-07 47 -122 -- Front yard of a house in West Seattle.

2015-01-04 47 -122 -- An alley just north of Rainier Square Plaza in south Seattle, near the Charlestown Hill Climb.

2014-12-07 47 -122 -- Next to someones house, near Hickman Park in Woodway, with a mystery field to the east.

2014-12-01 47 -122 -- Parking lot of a Lynnwood apartment complex.

2014-11-03 47 -122 -- Someones front yard off Blue Ridge Drive in Lynnwood.

2014-10-30 47 -122 -- A circular drive in downtown Bellevue.

2014-09-15 47 -122 -- Linden Ave N, just south of the Woodland Park Rose Garden (and Zoo).

2014-06-29 47 -122 -- In a road in the Port of Seattle, on Harbor Island.

2014-06-28 47 -122 -- A warehouse in Kent.

2014-06-12 47 -122 -- 11th ave NE, near Northgate.

2014-05-28 47 -122 -- Driveway for Chestnut Montessori School in Bellevue, close to 520 and Burgermaster.

2014-05-21 47 -122 -- A hillside off 95th Avenue in Bothell.

2014-05-17 47 -122 -- Just off the road leading into Hidden Valley, in Juanita.

2014-05-16 47 -122 -- Redmond Ridge East, just off the Woodpecker trail.

2014-04-08 47 -122 -- Between a trail and a stream in Lake Sammamish State Park.

2014-03-30 47 -122 -- In a road in an office park in Bothell

2014-03-12 47 -122 -- The backyard of (another) Jack in Wedgwood.

2014-03-11 47 -122 -- NW 80th Street in Ballard, between 21st and 22nd ave NW.

2014-02-21 47 -122 -- Behind the Polyclinic in downtown Seattle.

2014-02-12 47 -122 -- The backyard of 5517 37th Ave NE in Bryant.

2014-02-04 47 -122 -- The backyard of 16341 Interlake Ave North in Shoreline.

2014-02-03 47 -122 -- Magnuson Park, south of the Kite Hill and north of the Boat Launch.

2014-01-25 47 -122 -- On the grounds of Pinehurst K-8 School.

2014-01-16 47 -122 -- East of the Maltby Cafe down Paradise Lake Road.

2013-12-09 47 -122 -- Across the street from Cascadia CC near Bothell.

2013-11-24 47 -122 -- Someone ELSE's Redmond front yard stoop...

2013-11-16 47 -122 -- Someone's front yard in Bridle Trails, aka the Bellevue/Redmond area.

2013-11-10 47 -122 -- In a wood north of Lacey, part of a Multihash.

2013-11-03 47 -122 -- The back of an industrial building in SODO.

2013-10-28 47 -122 -- Near a house on 64th St. SE, just east of Lakeland Hills Way.

2013-10-21 47 -122 -- 2716 20th Ave S on Seattle's Beacon Hill.

2013-10-19 47 -122 -- Down a ravine just outside Bridgehaven, Olympic Peninsula.

2013-10-14 47 -122 -- On the street in front of Everett Christian School.

2013-10-01 47 -122 -- Down the railroad tracks in the Southcenter neighborhood.

2013-09-29 47 -122 -- In a residential street in Mountlake Terrace.

2013-09-15 47 -122 -- In a front lawn in Kirkland.

2013-09-07 47 -122 -- Inside a Rite-Aid across from Tacoma Community College

2013-08-29 47 -122 -- Adjoining the freeway in a residential lot near Shoreline.

2013-08-19 47 -122 -- Just inside the fence at Paine Field in Everett.

2013-08-15 47 -122 -- A relatively new neighborhood ("Oakpointe") near Auburn under a gibbous moon.

2013-08-03 47 -122 -- Saturday meetup in Broadview neighborhood, on Phinney between 120th and 122nd.

2013-07-14 47 -122 -- In some very overgrown woods in Kent near I-5 and S. 272nd St

2013-07-07 47 -122 -- On the beach in Steilacoom, just south of a park.

2013-06-25 47 -122 -- A parking strip in an apartment complex just off Bothell Way.

2013-06-16 47 -122 -- Alley behind an auto body shop in White Center.

2013-06-01 47 -122 -- Someone's front lawn in north Bellevue, near Microsoft (but ended up in Seattle).

2013-05-25 47 -122 -- Near the House of Awakened Culture, on Suquamish land, in Kitsap county.

2013-05-15 47 -122 -- In the Roosevelt Reservoir in North Seattle.

2013-04-21 47 -122 -- On the pitch at David Rodgers Park in Queen Anne, right in front of the goal.

2013-04-04 47 -122‎ -- A Federally Protected forest near Maltby.

2013-04-02 47 -122 -- Off 242nd Ave in Redmond, near the top of the bluff overlooking Duvall.

2013-03-28 47 -122 -- The southern boundary of a field in Kirkland.

2013-02-24 47 -122 -- Woods just behind someone's back fence, in south Bothell

2013-02-23 47 -122 -- A train yard in the Everett Boeing plant

2013-01-11 47 -122‎ -- Backyard in English Hill

2013-01-06 47 -122 -- Backyard in Shorewood (didn't end up happening)


All older expeditions.


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Marcy earned the Virgin Graticule Achievement
by being the first to reach any hashpoint in the (47, -122) graticule, here, on 2008-05-24.
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The Seattle, Washington graticule (47 -122) earned the Most Active Graticule achievement
in the category total expeditions by being the location of 52 expeditions from the start of geohashing until December 2008.
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The Seattle, Washington graticule (47 -122) earned the Most Active Graticule achievement
in the category coordinates reached by being the location of 35 successful expeditions from the start of geohashing until December 2008.

...along with several monthly awards.

[edit] Active Local Geohashers

If you've had no edits in the last few years, your name is probably on the previous list. Feel free to move yourself from there to here anytime!

  • AeroIllini lives in the Capitol Hill area of Seattle.
  • Akari.Blue lives on the Kitsap Peninsula and loves geocaching.. Might try to find some geohash spots some Saturdays!
  • Boomzila
  • ColinMacLeod lives in View Ridge, but doesn't have a GPS.
  • Kellsbells is a UW student, has quite a bit of geocaching experience (complete with GPS!), and a lot of free time.
  • Narfy Lives in Seattle and may want to try and be active again!
  • Nokooose Lives in Lakewood, new to geocaching, will try to make it to an expedition. Have motorcycle, will travel.
  • P4r4digm Lives in Ballard, long time xkcd-fanatic, first time geohasher. Nexus in hand and hat on head let's do this.
  • Thomcat lives in Ballard and works in Bothell.
  • Zebburkeconte


[edit] First Thursday Club

On the first Thursday of each month, all the major museums in Seattle are free. This would be a good time to get some culture, and maybe meet up with some people who like XKCD. Check the websites for current exhibits, to plan which ones you care to visit.

Everyday free museums that are free everyday