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Mystery Cache

Know Your Trees West

A cache by Highcity
Hidden : 3/7/2006
In Iowa, United States
1.5 out of 5
1.5 out of 5

Size: Size: regular (regular)

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Geocache Description:

These are not the actual coordinates. To find the final coordinates you must Know Your Trees.

Final Cache N41' 3A.B C D W093' 4E.F G H

To find this cache you must first identify the trees at each of these coordinates. Go to the coordinates listed below and identify the tree at each location. Most of these will be trees standing alone. If there are a group of trees, identify the largest one. When you identify a tree, use it’s number to fill in the appropriate blank in the final coordinates. You will need to drive between each of these locations. Some of them you will be able to locate & identify from your car.
When I posted the “Know Your Trees” Cache in Pleasant Hill I received several E-mails wanting help. Trees are hard to identify in the winter. In “Know Your Trees West”, I selected trees with stronger all year long characteristics. It will be much easer to identify these trees even in the winter.

If you are a good scout, you will be able to read the "signs" which identify their type. Some of them are still tricky. There are some types of trees that you will find more than once.

A N41' 36.597 W093' 47.241 __________________
B N41' 36.592 W093' 47.159 __________________
C N41' 36.494 W093' 47.900 __________________
D N41' 37.327 W093' 47.491 __________________
E N41' 36.597 W093' 47.284 __________________
F N41' 36.327 W093' 47.903 __________________
G N41' 36.710 W093' 47.628 __________________
H N41' 36.592 W093' 47.334 __________________

White Birch 0
Ash 1
Spruce 2
Locust 3
Hazelwood 4
Elm 5
Walnut 6
Willow 7
Maple 8
Cedar 9

The cache is an Ammo box filled with goodies. Enjoy your hunt.

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

Ba gur svany pnpur lbh jvyy unir nobhg 10 srrg bs ohfujnpxvat. Nal zber guna gung lbh'er tbvat gur jebat jnl.

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31 Logged Visits

Found it 21     Didn't find it 2     Write note 5     Needs Archived 1     Temporarily Disable Listing 1     Publish Listing 1     

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Last Updated: on 5/17/2014 7:09:11 PM Pacific Daylight Time (2:09 AM GMT)
Rendered From:Unknown
Coordinates are in the WGS84 datum