From:
David S April <april@syclo.com>
Sent: 7/26/2001 10:01:33 PM
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Re: [gpsstash] USAToday geocaching story is online now!


At 07:55 PM 7/26/01 -0700, you wrote:

The correct coords were N 42° 2.540 (listed on geocaching.com as N 42°
2.54) but I read them as N 42° 2.054

see http://www.soasoas.com/geocaching/dutchClog.html for details and a
picture from MapSource showing how that transposition resulted in an error
of .8 miles.

I agree that she gave a pretty nice portrayal of geocaching.

Dave

>Dave,
>
>So what did you enter?
>
>N 42° 20.540 or N 42° 2.054?
>
>Inquiring minds want to know!
>
>It was a good article that portrayed geocaching pretty
>well. Wonder how many newbies Geocaching will have
>tomorrow?
>
>--- yrium ---
>
>
>--- David S April wrote:
> > It'll be in print tomorrow, too. Go to
> > http://www.usatoday.com and click on
> > the picture of my hairy forearm to get to the story.
> >
> > I think Laura did a nice job describing the sport.
> > She even took a bit of
> > the edge off my moronic mistakes, although there is
> > still plenty of fodder
> > for you all to enjoy at my expense...
> >
> > Enjoy!
> >
> > Dave
> >
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> >
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> > only much, much *better*."
> > - Laurie Anderson
> >
> >
>
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