User:Lachie

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[edit] About Me

Lol-asg.png 23 / m / -37,144

I live in Brunswick, Victoria, Australia. I got into geohashing through my friends Felix, Stevage and Talex. I've only done a few so far but plan to do more, mostly on my bike.

[edit] 2012 Expeditions

Arrow2.png 2012-06-30_-38_145 - On the bank of the Lang Lang River, next to farm land.
Arrow2.png 2012-11-06 -37 145 - In the rain near Kallista

[edit] 2013 Expeditions

Arrow2.png 2013-01-07_-37_145 - In the middle of the Springvale Botanical Cemetery, in Melbourne's outer southeastern suburbs.
Arrow2.png 2013-01-08_-38_145 - In a paddock south of Warragul. A country town in Victoria.
Arrow2.png 2013-01-09_-37_144 - In a paddock West of Kilmore.
Arrow2.png 2013-01-10_-37_145 - In a quarry in Upper Ferntree Gully.
Arrow2.png 2013-01-11_-38_144 - In a paddock near Avalon airport.
Arrow2.png 2013-01-14_-37_144 - On The Hume Highway in Cragieburn.
Arrow4.png 2013-01-16 -38 145 - Failed: No trespassing at Bluescope steel plant in Hastings.
Arrow2.png 2013-01-31_-37_145 - In a paddock near Kinglake.
Arrow4.png 2013-02-05 -37 144 - Failed: Arrived at 00:30 the next day. In a padock near melton
Arrow2.png 2013-02-06_-37_145 - Tintern College, Ringwood East.
Arrow2.png 2013-02-08_-37_144 - Amongst trees near Gordon, Victoria.
Arrow4.png 2013-02-09_-37_144 - Very close to my house.
Arrow2.png 2013-02-17_-37_145 - On a road in Elsternwick.
Arrow2.png 2013-02-20_-37_145 - Near sugarloaf reservoir.
Arrow4.png 2013-02-20_-37_144 - Failed: In a paddock near Ballan.
Arrow2.png 2013-02-23 -37 145 - Near Lysterfield park in the outer eastern suburbs of Melbourne.
Arrow2.png 2013-03-02 -37 144 - In a paddock near Broadford.
Arrow2.png 2013-03-06 -37 144 - On a rocky hill half way between Melton and Gisborne.
Arrow2.png 2013-03-07 -37 145 - Mount Dandenong.
Arrow4.png 2013-03-10_-38_143 - Failed: In a paddock in Collac graticule.
Arrow2.png 2013-03-11_-37_144 - In a paddock near Werribe.
Arrow2.png 2013-03-27_-35_147 - In a Paddock, Albury, New South Wales
Arrow2.png 2013-05-16_-37_145 - In Mount Waverley, Melbourne, Australia.
Arrow2.png 2013-05-24_-37_145 - In parkland in Eaglemont, Melbourne, Australia.
Arrow2.png 2013-06-23 -37 144 - Merri Creek trail, 3km from my house
Arrow2.png 2013-09-04 -37 144 - In a paddock near Melton.
Arrow2.png 2013-09-08 -37 145 - In a park in North Balwyn.
Arrow2.png 2013-09-30 -37 144 - In the front yard of a house in Coburg.
Arrow2.png 2013-10-01 -37 145 - In a swamp to the north of Launching Place.

[edit] Fauna Collection

I've decided to keep a list of all the fauna i encounter on my geohashes. Not sure exactly how i define an encounter but seeing a cow in a paddock doesn't count, almost crashing my bike into a cow does.

Cow - On dirt road near Kinglake, I almost crashed my bike into. 2013-01-31_-37_145
Deer - On road on the way back from Kinglake, we decided not to shoot it.2013-01-31_-37_145
Kangaroo - On dirt road on Kinglake trip, we made friends hung out for a while. 2013-01-31_-37_145
Dog - Near house Barking a lot on Gordon trip 2013-02-08_-37_144
Goat - On cliff next to road near Sugarloaf Reservoir 2013-02-20_-37_145
Rabbits - On almost every trip, in particular the dead ones hanging from the fence on Kilmore 2013-01-09_-37_144
Fox(or giant killer possum) with a rabbit in its mouth in Keilor Park on the way bake from Melton 2013-02-05 -37 144
Horse - I patted a horse about 10m from the hash in Broadford 2013-03-02 -37 144
Snakes - I had to swerve to avoid running over two snakes on the Calder Freeway on the way to 2013-03-06 -37 144
Bull ant - I was rudely awoken from my nap by a bull ant on the way home from 2013-03-06 -37 144

[edit] Achievments

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Lachlan Gordon and Aimee earned the Land geohash achievement
by reaching the (-38, 145) geohash on 2012-06-30.
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Felix Dance & Lachlan Gordon earned the Bicycle geohash achievement
by cycling 89.7kms to the (-37, 145) geohash on 2012-11-06.
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Lachlan Gordon earned the Drag-along achievement
by dragging Ed to the (-38, 144) geohash on 2013-01-11.
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Lachlan Gordon earned the Consecutive geohash achievement
by reaching 5 consecutive hash points starting on 2013-01-11.
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Lachlan Gordon earned the Speed racer achievement
by passing through the (-37, 144) geohash on 2013-01-14 at 80 km/hr.
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Lachlan Gordon earned the No trespassing consolation prize
by almost reaching the (-38, 145) geohash on 2013-01-16.
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Lachlan earned the Drowned Rat Geohash Achievement
by reaching the (-37, 145) geohash on 2013-01-31 despite being thoroughly wet.
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Lachlan earned the Thumbs Up Geohash Honorable Mention
by hitchhiking during some part of his journey to the (-37, 145) geohash on 2013-01-31, and withstanding the Vogon poetry of the driver.
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Lachie earned the Velociraptor Geohash Achievement
by reaching the (-37, 144) geohash for 2013-02-08 with highly visible raptor claw marks.
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Lachie earned the Ridiculous Achievement
by doing a 280k bike ride with no planning (-37, 144) geohash on 2013-02-08.
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Lachie earned the Puppet Master Couch Potato Honourable Mention Consolation Prize
by being a long way from home on a geohash trip when it fell at his house so calling various people to do it for him at the (-37, 144) geohash on 2013-02-09.
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Lachlan earned the Prize poultry Consolation Prize
by chickening out on the (-37, 144) geohash on 2013-02-20 because Tiredness and/or dehydrations and/or poisoning.
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Lachie earned the Midnight Geohash achievement
by reaching the (-37, 144) geohash on 2013-03-06 in the middle of the night.
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lachlan earned the Train wreck consolation prize
by failing to reach the (-38, 143) geohash on 2013-03-10 due to having half a dozen bike failures in one trip with a seized up wheel finally ending it all..
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Lachie earned the Border geohash achievement
by crossing the Victoria-New South Wales border on 2013-03-27 to reach the (-35, 147) geohash.


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Lachie and Tom W earned the First Sip GeoSquishy Achievement
by enjoying a slushy carbonated beverage at the (-37, 145) geohash on 2013-05-16.
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Lachie and Tom W earned the 5 Star GeoSquishy Achievement
by earning 5 stars all at the (-37, 145) geohash on 2013-05-16.
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Lachie and Tom W earned the Squishy-ing in the Rain GeoSquishy Achievement
by drinking a diluted squishy at the (-37, 145) geohash on 2013-05-16.
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Lachie and Tom W earned the Product Placement geoSquishy achievement

[edit] Geomap

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