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Geodashing: Aug17   Print  E-mail 
Contributed by Scout  
Results: Geodashing Game 194 (GDDQ)

"Electrical lines are crisscrossing, soybean fields all around and muddy
trenches stopped me from getting to GZ on this lovely, humid day of the
eclipse. In fact, the pup and I have only 12 minutes to wait before it begins!
Waiting for the silence to start soon as nature is quite noisy here."

That's Geodashing in New Jersey with Khmera

"After viewing totality of the eclipse just east of Grand Island, Nebraska,
we're picking up this dashpoint on way back (hitting the eclipse was critical
time synchronization). The DP is right at the gate into a cornfield with a
railroad track on other side of road and center pivot irrigation behind that.
Lots of sunflowers among the weeds."

That's Geodashing in Nebraska with Douq Millar

"We had watched the total solar eclipse from just north of North Platte,
Nebraska, and were now working our way back to our rooms in Estes Park,
Colorado, by way of Mingo, Kansas, about 40 klicks from this dashpoint. Very
good dirt roads, lightly graveled, allowed travel at 40 MPH. In the Mojave
Desert, with which I am much more familiar, such speeds are forbidden, to keep
dust down, but MidWesterners don't seem to care. Fine by me!"

That's Geodashing in Kansas with chaosmanor.

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Game 192 (GDDO) of Geodashing was won by team GeoTerriers. Honorable mention
goes to Llama League and Team GPS.

Individual honors go to SoccerFanatics. Honorable mention goes to BOB.

The game saw 49 dashpoint hunts in just two countries (US and Australia).

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A sampling of waypoints visited by Geodashing players this month:

in Boulder, Colorado, along a paved walking/biking path with cottonwoods and a
large lake on one side and an open field with a large number of black-tailed
prairie dogs on the other

on the northern California coast, in thick scrubby bushes near a vista point
of the Russia River where it meets the sea

in Minnesota, near the Rum River, beyond a gateway with tall side posts and a
horizontal member across the top, marking the end of the gravel public road

in the southeast Melbourne suburb of Keysborough, opposite the Cussons
factory, manufacturers of soap products, surrounded by lots of light industry,
warehouses and factories

along a rural road in Illinois that had soybean fields on either
side

in the back corner of a USPS parking lot in Concord, New Hampshire

just beyond the gates of Ledgewood Acres in Milton, New Hampshire ("Ledgewood
Acres Private Drive", "Posted Private Property", "Warning Security Cameras In
Use")

in trees along the stream in Maryland's Cromwell Valley Park, originally a
large dairy farm called Sherwood Farm

in Pennsylvania, past the Three Mile Island nuclear plant, down a dirt lane
through corn fields, in the woods

in Arizona just off I40 between Needles and Kingman ("Not much to see but high
desert, and mountains way in the distance.")

west of Mount Macedon in Australia, near the intersection of Tylden-Woodend
Road and Chanters Lane, in grazing land with undulating, well-grassed paddocks

south of Chicago, in a small cluster of homes that appears to have been built
in a grove of trees with the directive to "leave as many of the mature trees
as possible" while still building gorgeous modern homes

in Virginia, in a marshy area past corn and bean fields, woods, and wetlands
("I'm glad I wore grubby pants today, because I spent part of the time
plodding through muck up to my ankles")

a couple of blocks from the ocean in Norfolk, Virginia, beyond the end of the
road at the side of a muddy little lake surrounded by two-story houses

in Wisconsin, east of Minneapolis, on the border between a hay field to the
north and a soybean field to the south

in Arizona, in a small meadowy area in a large pine forest, just north of Old
Walnut Canyon Road, the old route to the National Monument

out of reach near the California coast in Port Hueneme, on land owned by The
Nature Conservancy, now closed because it's adjacent to a toxic waste site
resulting from operations of a metal recycling facility years ago

on a narrow one-lane road that twists through a redwood forest and then opens
up into an oak wood near the zero point in the Santa Cruz Mountains just north
of Watsonville, California

and in rural Illinois, near a very weathered old barn with some boards missing
from the sides and a piece of roof missing ("But it was still standing tall
and was looking good.")


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deodasher ranks her priorities:

"Big Day today...eclipse of the sun, Douq's birthday and geodashing."

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Thanks to all the Geodashing players, whose many great reports are
quoted here, not always with proper attribution. Complete, original
reports are available on the Web site.

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About Geodashing: Geodashing is a game in which players use GPS
receivers on a playing field that covers the entire planet. The
waypoints, or dashpoints, to be reached are randomly selected. The win
goes to who can get to the most dashpoints; that is, if you can get to
them at all! Each game has a new set of dashpoints making each game
different and unpredictable. For more information and to play, visit
http://GPSgames.org .
Last Updated ( 15:42 Monday, 04 September 2017 UTC )


 
 

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