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== Photos ==  
== Photos ==  

Latest revision as of 08:46, 24 February 2020

Dan Q also wrote about this expedition on his blog. For more details and higher-resolution pictures, see this expedition's log at https://danq.me/2018/08/04/geohashing-expedition-2018-08-04-51-1/

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Sat 4 Aug 2018 in 51,-1:
51.8249560, -1.2609510

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Looks to be deep in the bushes alongside the unnamed road that connects Kidlington Road (to Islip), the sliproad exiting the A34 Southbound, and Bicester Road (in Kidlington).



The nearest road is about 10 minutes cycle from my (Dan Q) house, so I plan to zip out there either overnight (perhaps aiming for a Midnight Geohash?) or early in the morning. If you happen to plan to hit this hashpoint too, though, let me know and I can try to synchronise plans (but I ought to be spending the day studying, so I might not be able to!).


At 2018-08-03 23:02 (BST - local time) I started packing a bag and set out to the hashpoint. Suddenly it didn't seem like such a good idea as it had in the warm sunlight, earlier: a dark and moonless night isn't the best time to be cycling along unlit roads. But fully-equipped with lights and supplies, I set out nonetheless. I'd left longer than I needed and had about a quarter of an hour sitting by the side of the road before midnight came and I was able to visit the hashpoint (thereby gaining my Midnight Achievement).



See also a GIF of me accidentally reenacting a scene from The Blair Witch Project while out in the woods: https://danq.me/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/2018-08-04_51_-1__DanQ__Scared_square.gif


DanQ earned the Midnight Geohash achievement
by reaching the (51, -1) geohash on 2018-08-04 in the middle of the night.