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The above coordinates are not the real location of this cache!
You must first solve the SoDuku puzzles below to obtain the coordinates for this cache. Plug in the appropriate numbers from the puzzles below. The real coordinates are:
N 41 3A.BCD
A SuDoku puzzle must have all of the digits 1 thru 9 in each row, each column, and each of the nine 3x3 boxes.
W 93 4E.FGH
These two puzzles should only have one possible solution, but make sure you are in the general Des Moines area before you start hunting.
You may email me your solution, and I will verify it for you, but I don't know how quick my response will be. Better yet, you can use this handy coordinates verification process, which can verify your answer without contating me:
It has come to my attention that some people may be "cheating". I can't do anything about this, but keep in mind that these puzzles are designed to test your brain, not some computer program. I would ask that the "cheaters" wait at least a week to do this cache, to give the real puzzlers out there a chance for the FTF. Thankyou.
This cache has had a few changes due to the disappearance of the original container. It is now a MICRO cache instead of regular, and it has been moved (the letters in the puzzles below have also been moved to reflect this change). For those of you who have your original results, but not the entire puzzle solution, the final cache was moved .04 North (add) and .01 East (subtract).
For those that care, it is now a handicap-accessable cache, with no bushwhacking involved. You do not need to leave the paved pathway to retrieve the cache.
(No hints available.)
Last Updated: on 5/5/2015 2:45:36 PM Pacific Daylight Time (9:45 PM GMT)
Coordinates are in the WGS84 datum