Thursday, October 21, 2010

Always check your work

So, I'm making a neat little map of the Fitchburg Line of the MBTA commuter rail. I was trying to find exactly where the under-construction Wachusett station is. So I check the environmental notification form. I enter the coordinates into Google maps... and find myself in Canada.

About 10 miles from the nearest road, and 50 from the nearest rail line.

Take a look at the coordinates:

Here's the map:

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Turns out, that 49 should be a 42. Which puts the station right where it should be:


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