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Alises water tower

A cache by Raimis Send Message to Owner Message this owner
Hidden : 02/29/2008
Difficulty:
2.5 out of 5
Terrain:
2.5 out of 5

Size: Size: micro (micro)

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Geocache Description:

Cache itself is 35mm Film Canister content logbook, pencil and pencil sharpener.

This water tower are one amongst oldest towers in Riga and own unique women name: Alises (Alice) watertower (got name from short and narrow street along this tower). Project made by popular Riga city architect Wilhelm Bokslaff (1858-1945). Tower was built in 1910 and cost 139 429 Russia golden rubels.

Tower are with special history note which made Alise tower not alike to other towers in Riga. In 1937 tower was not enough in height to serve water in connected streets and was seriously reconstructed.

Reconstruction result are, why top part looks now extreeme extended. During that reconstruction tower was elevated for 7,5 meters! Now thickness of tower walls are about 2 m. and height ~40 m.

[ENG]For reaching the cache you must climb over lower fence.
[Lat] Lai sasniegtu sleepnja vietu Jums visupirms buus nepiecieshams paarraapties paari zemaakajam zjogam.

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

abg zntargvp

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)



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