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Mystery Cache

C R Places

A cache by RLowtek Send Message to Owner Message this owner
Hidden : 9/28/2007
In Iowa, United States
3 out of 5
2 out of 5

Size: Size: micro (micro)

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Geocache Description:

The cache is NOT at the posted coordinates. Terrain near the cache
is surfaced type trail until near the cache where light bushwacking
will be required.

To find the location of this cache you first must solve a puzzle concerning “C R Places”. Attached are 10 pictures of well and lesser known places in Cedar Rapids. This will be easy for
some, harder for others based on your knowledge of Cedar Rapids.

Answer the question for each of these places and locate the final cache. All information can be gained from research or drive by. There is no reason to contact or enter any of these facilities. Use
provided Geochecker to verify your answer. You can check your answers for this puzzle at the Geochecker link below.

October 2010 - Due to the limited traffic on this cache I am going to give everyone a last chance and provide a field leveler. Below I have listed 10 sets of coordinates, NOT IN ORDER, of the pictured

This micro cache with room only for a log. Please replace the cache as found. Use caution and hunt this cache at your own risk. Convert all letters to numbers using A=1, B=2,etc. All answers that are numbers should remain as numbers. Please read
carefully the question for each picture.

Cache is at: N (F-A)(C-K-A+D) (A-H) (E+H-K) . (C-E-J) (F-H) (H-G-D)
W (D+G) (K-H-F)(F-H)(K-B-G) . (E-G-G) (E-H) (E-F)

Permission granted by the authority for this area. The area is closed 10 PM to 6 AM. Please observe all rules and hours to ensure we retain the privilege of
placing caches.

Place #A – What is the first letter of the
original purpose of this building? Convert to number. _ _ = A

Place #B - What is the first letter of the name of this building? Convert
to number. _ _ = B Place #C – This building was originally
the home of (4 initials)?_ _ _ _ Convert to numbers and add sum _ _
= C

Place #D - What is the first letter of the type of business
that is the main or most well known occupant of this building?
Convert to number. _ = D

Place #E - What is the sum of numerals of
the year this Cedar Rapids pioneer died? _ _ _ _ sum _ _ = E

Place #F - What was the first letter of the first word (of two words)of
the original purpose of this building? Convert to number. _ _ = F

Place #G - First letter of the title listed on this building ?
Convert to number. _ = G

Place #H - By what two initials is this
building best known? Thee initials are the first letters of each
word of the two word name. _ _ Convert to numbers and add. Sum _ _
= H

Place #J - What is the sum of the numerals of the year on this
structure?_ _ _ _ Sum _ _ = J

Place #K - What is the exact date of
the event this monument commemorates? (DA/MO/YEAR)_ _ / _ _ /_ _ _
_ Add each numeral separately Sum _ _ = K

Geochecker: (visit link)

Coordinates of the pictured locations - not in order: N41 58.964/W091 39.685 N41 58.668/W091 39.943 N41 56.672/W091 38.224 N41 58.709/W091 39.988 N41 58.914/W091 39.494 N41 58.586/W091 40.238 N41 58.478/W091 40.529 N41 58.697/W091 39.874 N41
58.730/W091 39.834 N41 57.637/W091 40.581

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

Nccebk. 3' hc va gbc bs fznyy oebxra gerr.

Decryption Key


(letter above equals below, and vice versa)



68 Logged Visits

Found it 50     Didn't find it 2     Write note 6     Publish Listing 1     Owner Maintenance 9     

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Current Time:
Last Updated: on 5/4/2015 1:16:35 PM Pacific Daylight Time (8:16 PM GMT)
Rendered From:Unknown
Coordinates are in the WGS84 datum