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7 Souvenirs of August

Mystery Cache

King Kong Lives!

A cache by Benttandem
Hidden : 2/26/2006
In Texas, United States
Difficulty:
1 out of 5
Terrain:
1.5 out of 5

Size: Size: small (small)

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Geocache Description:

THE CACHE IS NOT AT THE ABOVE COORDINATES!
Flat terrain, don't poke yourself in the eye.

The great ape didn't die. He is living in the prairie region west of Houston. It has been reported that the great ape has been seen in the area around Monaville, TX. After making peace with the Air Force, he lives near the air field that is home to surviving elements of the WWII 8th Air Force. Both groups have been sighted in this area. With new technology it should be possible to find King Kong and the air field of the 8th Air Force. Search for the silhouette of the B-17 Superfortress and the great ape. You don't have to leave your car at this location.

To protect the cache from King Kong's curiosity, it has been stashed about a half mile away. Use the following formula to find the cache.

To find the correct decimal portion of the minutes of the cache compute new numbers for the North and West coordinates as follows. Set the decimal portion of the coordinates to .000 Find the elevation number on the gate under the Superfortress. Then compute the new decimal portions as follows:

North +663+elevation
West -114+elevation

This is a great cache for your bicycle. Start in Monaville, Pattison, Brookshire or the Stephen F. Austin Monument for a 20 to 30 mile ride. There are lots of Farm to Market Roads and smaller county roads. Use county road maps or "The Roads of Texas" map book to find your way around. After you find the cache, you might want to return to the air field for one of the annual "Big Bird Fly-Ins" Should you need more information email Benttandem.

Be sure to get off the road way when stopping along the road and to watch for on comming traffic.
For the FTF there is a card that will let you attend an AMC theater and see the latest version of King Kong. There are other small to medium size trade items. The container is a large pill bottle covered in camo tape.

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

Yvxr gur ovt ncr, whfg unatvat nebhaq. Qba'g pebff gur srapr.

Decryption Key

A|B|C|D|E|F|G|H|I|J|K|L|M
-------------------------
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 1/31/2014 6:55:44 PM (UTC-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada) (2:55 AM GMT)
Rendered From:Unknown
Coordinates are in the WGS84 datum