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Re: [CentralTexasGeocachers] Re: Ground Zero location?

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  • palbers@austin.rr.com
    Mary Beth, Awesome! Glad that I was able to help you out on this one. Solving the puzzles for me, at times, is as fun as finding the cache. Hope you had a
    Message 1 of 10 , Jan 5, 2007
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      Mary Beth,

      Awesome! Glad that I was able to help you out on this one.
      Solving the puzzles for me, at times, is as fun as finding
      the cache.

      Hope you had a wonderful trip,

      -paul
      HiDude_98

      ----- Original Message -----

      > Paul-
      > Your method for finding ground zero coords worked perfectly. I
      > used
      > your coords for Lewsiton, Maine , did the math as directed on the
      > cache page, walked 0.11 miles from my Mom's house, and there it
      > was.
      > (No snow this year unlike last year when there was 2 feet on the
      > ground. Snow makes for nasty searching). So thanks for your help!
      > Mary Beth
      > (emmy-n-sapphie)
      >
      > --- In CentralTexasGeocachers@yahoogroups.com, palbers@... wrote:
      > >
      > > Mary Beth,
      > >
      > > Find the zip code first for Lewiston, ME = 04240
      > >
      > > Then, what I do is go into one of my notifications:
      > >
      > > http://www.geocaching.com/notify/
      > >
      > > Edit one of them and just put in the zip above and hit "go"
      > > for the "look up postal code".
      > >
      > > You will get back the coordinates:
      > >
      > > N44 05.904 W070 11.172
      > >
      > > Which is what geocaching.com uses for GZ for that zip code.
      > >
      > > There are a couple other ways to look it up, but this seems to
      > > be the easist to explain and pretty fast, especially if you already
      > > have notifications configured. No need to hit the 'edit
      > notification'
      > > button at the bottom, unless you are actually wanting to commit the
      > > changes.
      > >
      > > Best Regards,
      > >
      > > -paul
      > > HiDude_98
      > >
      > > ----- Original Message -----
      > >
      > > > I am going to Maine next week and want to do some caching. One
      > > > mystery
      > > > cache (http://tinyurl.com/y52qf7) says to "FIND THE GROUND
      > ZERO
      > > > COORDINATES FOR LEWISTON MAINE" and then you have to do some
      > math.
      > > > I
      > > > know I should probably know this, but how do you find the GZ
      > > > coords
      > > > for a city or a zipcode?
      > > > Mary Beth
      > > > (emmy-n-sapphie)
      > > >
      > > >
      > >
      >
      >
      >
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