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"Seafield" Multi-cache

Hidden : 05/06/2007
Difficulty:
1.5 out of 5
Terrain:
1.5 out of 5

Size: Size:   small (small)

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Geocache Description:

This cache takes you through yet another part of Wollongong's history. It is only about 400m from parking to GZ.


Courtney Puckey was an Alchemist (combining spirituality with elixirs) who made salt and he bought the area known today as Puckey's Estate.
In 1905 he started constructing his saltworks. Puckey's graduation tower stood at 9.15 metres high and used an old, but effective process to extract salt. A wind powered pump at the lagoon entrance pumped salt water to the top where it would trickle down through the wooden structure that was filled with tightly packed tea tree brush-wood branches until it reached several evaporation basins for heating and final salt extraction.
Remnants of these basins, Puckey's house, wall and jetty, and the cement base of the tower are still visible in and around this area.
Enjoy the walk around and take time to visit the old remnants
FIRST TO FIND HONOURS GOES TO STEEBA

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

Bar fgrc, gjb fgrc guvax nobhg vg!!!

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)