Talk:St. Louis, Missouri

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Shouldn't the St. Louis graticule be 38, -90? 38, -91 is too far west and doesn't contain any of St. Louis, St. Louis county or even St. Charles or O'Fallon. Histumness 14:55, 22 May 2008 (UTC)

That may be a problem with the graticule template. I think the reference implementation shows the St. Louis graticule at 38, -91. --Space Cadet Dan 15:11, 22 May 2008 (UTC)
Ohh okay. For some reason I was thinking the graticules were named by the northwestern coordinates. This way makes more sense though. Histumness 13:32, 24 May 2008 (UTC)
Now, this([google maps]) map shows the St. Louis graticule as 38,-91, but it is too far to the left. I'm not sure which is correct now. The graticule article does say each graticule is named by the southwestern ordinate, and I'm fairly sure 38,-91 is the southwestern point of the graticule that covers St. Louis. Any ideas? --Space Cadet Dan 18:32, 24 May 2008 (UTC)
It is named by the Southwestern point, but that map's rectangle is based on 38,-91 as the Southeastern point. I think that the map's rectangle is incorrect. However, the insert on the STL page shows the right rectangle, but only by using 38,-90 as the coordinates in the URL. - NerdDrew 14:24, 25 May 2008 (UTC)
NerdDrew is right. 38,-91 is the southwestern point of the correct STL graticule. This can be verified by looking at this map. Since the wiki page says graticules are named by their southwestern coordinates, the STL graticule should definitely be 38,-91. However, I don't think that naming system is very good since it doesn't follow the implementation from comic #426 which shows you dropping everything after the decimal place of your current coordinates. To get that implementation to agree with the naming of graticules we would need to name them based on the southeastern coordinates for northwestern locations. This was noted in a comment by TLP on Talk:Main Page. Maybe we should wait until that issue is better addressed before we change anything? - Histumness 22:44, 26 May 2008 (UTC)

The location is too far out for me. As well as the fact I'm scheduled to work at 4. Sorry. BUT! There is a Facebook group now. Check the link out on the main page. - NerdDrew 16:54, 18 July 2008 (UTC)

I realize that I've been MIA for a while. Been too busy to keep up with things other than work and school. Soon, my schedule will be clearing and I hope to make some more Geohashing events. If anyone is bored and wants to meet up on a different day and time, I'm completely up for that. Email me: compnerd _at_ - 16:03, 1 September 2008 (UTC)


I started a Twitter feed for this graticule. I almost never get out to a meetup point, but I do look it up most days, and I frequntly know something interesting about the place or close-by. Well, interesting to me. So decided to start tweeting little blurbs. May not happen every day if I'm too busy, too forgetful, or just don't have anything interesting to say. (Tomorrow, e.g., will be tough to find anything interesting to say about.) Kbh3rd (talk) 14:59, 12 October 2013 (EDT)