Taking It For Granite
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Cache is located .25 miles from parking near a good trail (#400). The listed coordinates are not the cache location. To determine the actual coordinates, you will need to answer a few questions about Sandia Mountain. Where the answer is a letter, use the corresponding number (A=1, B=2, etc.). If the number is 2 digits, use the last digit.
Final coordinates are N 35 AB.CDE, W 106 FG.HIJ. The Sandia Mountains were uplifted __ (A) [2 digits] million years ago. The core of the range consists of __. (B)[2 digits] billion year old _ _ _ _ _ _ [6 letters](C) _ _ _ _ _ _. [7 letters]. The Sandias are topped with a thin layer of _ (D) _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ rock [11 letters]. There is also (E) _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ rock [11 letters]. The Sandia Pueblo Indians have referred to the mountain as (F) _ _ _ [4 letters] _ _ _ [3 letters]. Sandia Crest is _ _, _ _ (G)[5 digits] feet in elevation. The _ _ _ [3 letters](H) _ _ _ _ _ [6 letters] (I) _ _ _ [4 letters] valley is found on the western edge of the Sandias. _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ [9 letters] -[dash] _ _ _ _ _ _ _ (J)[8 letters] gives the Sandia Mountains their pink color. The letter in parentheses represents a letter or number in the answer needed to determine the coordinates to the cache. Fill in the appropriate letter or number in that space. Calculate the cooresponding digit. If you need help, e-mail us via our profile. Good luck and have fun! Click here to check your answer
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Coordinates are in the WGS84 datum