Midnight Oil

[Powderworks] Oily Geographic

Jeff McLean jeffm at jeack.com.au
Thu Oct 21 15:08:30 MDT 2004

that's a no brainer... mosquito march....

"walking in the wilderness / no future to the question / you might get a 
simple answer...
past the point of no return / you're like a dog without a bone..."


Kate_Adams wrote:

>Hey all,
>While I've been mapping away on a GIS (geographic information system)derived
>dissertation, my family has acquired a GPS (geographic positioning system
>... handheld satellite uber compass with maps inside) and has taken up
>"geocaching".  They use the GPS and clues off the web to visit nearby places
>and locate little boxes full of stuff.  They sign a logbook, then put
>something in and take something out and hide it again.  Little stuff like
>bottles of bubbles or local band freebee promo cds or other low-cost
>Anyway, we are going to set up our own geocache nearby, and I would like to
>start a CD of geocaching songs as part of the original treasure package.
>The idea would be that people would take it, add one of their own and log it
>to a playlist, then take it to another cache.
>Of course the pentultimate geocaching song would have to be REM's Stand
>(Stand in the place where you live, now face north. Think about direction
>wonder why you haven't before), or the early 80s song Lines (Lines, lines of
>longitude and lattitude, define my altitude ...) by the Chartbusters, but I
>would also like to sneak in an Oils tune if any are appropriate.
>Can anybody think of an Oils tune that fits this purpose?  It should be
>about wandering around looking for something or about maps, charts,
>geographic navigational stuff like that.  My brain goes blank on this for
>some reason - if there is I would think it would be an earworm everytime I
>open ArcView, but I can't conjure anything.
>I was just guessing at numbers and figures
>Pulling the puzzles apart
>Questions of science, science and progress
>Do not speak as loud as my heart
>- Coldplay "The Scientist"
>Kate Parker Adams
>UMass - Lowell
>Department of Work Environment
>School of Environment and Health
>Kitson 202A
>One University Avenue
>Lowell, MA 01854
>Kate_Adams at uml.edu
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