Ultramafic Magnificence – Geocache of the Week

EarthCache
GC2Q4TQ
by Tim+Jed
Difficulty:
1.5
Terrain:
5
Location:
New Zealand
S 44° 33.235′ E 168° 12.560′

EarthCaches are a special type of geocache. They are not physical containers, they are geological locations where people learn about how our planet is shaped by geological processes and how we manage Earth’s resources. You can find them in many places — one might be at an easily accessible lake or a ravine in a forest near you. But then there are EarthCaches like our Geocache of the Week which is so remote that it took almost six years for someone to claim the FTF.

FTF marks the spot
FTF marks the spot

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Two Oceans — Geocache of the Week

EarthCache
GC1BJ4E
by vels
Difficulty:
1
Terrain:
2
Location:
Denmark
N 57° 44.696′ E 010° 39.228′

Another year has gone by, and our planet has done another rotation around the sun. Thus it’s only fitting that the final Geocache of the Week of 2017 is an EarthCache where two things come together.

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Geocaching country souvenir: Argentina

In Argentina, there is always something exciting around the corner. Whether you’re a master mountaineer or a curious tourist, the towering Andes mountains, breathtaking landscapes of Patagonia, festive culture of Buenos Aires, and exquisite cuisine will not cease to captivate you.

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7 Continents, 7 EarthCaches

An EarthCache is a special geological location people can visit to learn about a unique feature of the Earth. EarthCache pages include a set of educational notes along with coordinates. Visitors to EarthCaches can see how our planet has been shaped by geological processes, how we manage its resources and how scientists gather evidence. Typically, to log an EarthCache, you will have to provide answers to questions by observing the geological location.

Here are 7 Continents, 7 EarthCaches to get you inspired. Ready to go around the world and learn about Mother Earth? Let’s go!

Don’t forget, you can earn your International EarthCache Day 2017 souvenir by venturing out to find an EarthCache on Saturday, October 7 and Sunday, October 8, 2017!

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Learn something new on International EarthCache Day

On Saturday, October 7 and Sunday, October 8, earn a new souvenir by learning about the Earth! All you have to do is go out and find an EarthCache during the weekend of International EarthCache Day 2017!

Finding an EarthCache is a great way to learn about the Earth. These geocaches do not have physical containers, but instead bring you to unique locations to teach you a geological science lesson.

Feeling inspired to learn something new? Here are six fun facts we’ve learned from EarthCaches found around the world:

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