Missing localities

Is there a url for easily finding observations that dont have coordinates (e.g. ones listed on iNat as “Location Unknown”)?

Ditto if they are missing Place Names (or “place_guess”)?

I know the urls for Obscure/Private and Locality Accuracy, but need a systematic way to find observations that are missing coordinates.

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Not that I’m aware of, but there’s this feature request:
https://forum.inaturalist.org/t/implement-more-filtering-tools-for-casual-grade-observations/8838

You can use the parameter geo=false. However, by default this includes observations with geoprivacy=private and/or taxon_geoprivacy=private. So you also need to append verifiable=false and I think that will get you all the observations truly missing locations.

https://www.inaturalist.org/observations?geo=false&verifiable=false

1.2 million observations from over 287K user accounts… Yikes.

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I just found a subset that may be useful:
https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/identify?reviewed=any&quality_grade=needs_id%2Ccasual%2Cresearch&per_page=100&photos=true&d1=1900-01-01&nelat=0&nelng=0&swlat=0&swlng=0

It pulls up not only 0,0 coordinates, but blank ones as well. (I’ve been ignoring all of those in my recent “pings” as I come across them btw)

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Well happily I can say, that none of these are from southern Africa ;-)

Very many thanks!

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