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Dihydrogen Monoxide

A cache by joker3300
Hidden : 10/27/2009
In Iowa, United States
Difficulty:
2 out of 5
Terrain:
2.5 out of 5

Size: Size: small (small)

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Geocache Description:


Just a little information about Dihydrogen Monoxide (DHMO)

DMHO is a colorless and odorless chemical compound, The components of which are found in a number of caustic, explosive and poisonous compounds such as Sulfuric Acid, Nitroglycerine and Ethyl Alcohol.
Each year, Dihydrogen Monoxide is a known causative component in many thousands of deaths and is a major contributor to millions upon millions of dollars in damage to property and the environment.

Some of the known perils of Dihydrogen Monoxide are:

* Death due to accidental inhalation of DHMO, even in small quantities.
* Prolonged exposure to solid DHMO causes severe tissue damage.
* Excessive ingestion has been linked to conditions of excessive sweating and urination.
* For those addicted to DHMO getting DHMO out of their systems always results in death.
* DHMO is a major component of acid rain.
* Gaseous DHMO can cause severe burns.
* Contributes to soil erosion.
* Leads to corrosion and oxidation of many metals.
* Contamination of electrical systems often causes short-circuits.
* Exposure decreases effectiveness of automobile brakes.
* Found in biopsies of pre-cancerous tumors and lesions.
* Often associated with killer cyclones in the U.S. Midwest and elsewhere.
* Researchers have confirmed that DMHO was mainly responsible for the strength of Hurricane Katrina in 2005.
* Thermal variations in DHMO are a suspected contributor to the El Nino weather effect.
* Has been found in excised tumors of terminal cancer patients.
* It existence has been confirmed in nearly every Elementary school in the country.

You are looking for a container of this deadly chemical. Good luck, have fun and be safe!

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

Or pnershy nobhg jung lbh PVGB.

Decryption Key

A|B|C|D|E|F|G|H|I|J|K|L|M
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N|O|P|Q|R|S|T|U|V|W|X|Y|Z

(letter above equals below, and vice versa)

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Last Updated: on 12/22/2014 2:07:39 AM (UTC-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada) (10:07 AM GMT)
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Coordinates are in the WGS84 datum