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Caldeiras da Ribeira Grande - Salto do Cabrito Multi-cache

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Geocache Description:

Caldeiras da Ribeira Grande

Salto do Cabrito

Boilers in place of observed manifestations of secondary volcanism,
  including the fumaroles (steam mixed with other gases that are released into the atmosphere) and the sources of hot water.

These arise when the surface waters infiltrate and reach areas where very hot inside the earth,
being heated by the heat emanating from magmatic chambers or because of normal increase of temperature with depth.

  During the course of several posts, it is possible to observe some structures such as
Central Hydro Fajã Redondo in 1927, currently closed and Dam.
At the Redondo Fajã you can see how to conduct a gap is more than 100 meters of height of fall
that will give strength to the waters that will be used in the Central Salto Cabrito.
The Center of the Salto Cabrito was the second hydroelectric plant built in São Miguel and one of the oldest in Portugal.

The cascade of the Salto Cabrito has 38-meter fall.

The Cache

To reach the final cache,
 you have to do some small accounts,
such as.

In this place where the original coordinates,
  is a Crown, note the date that " 1AAA ".
look also at this location, a house with nº 18.
   note the date mentioned. " 1BBB ".

N    37    47.    "AAA"   -   190
W    025 °    29.    "BBB"    -    766


Second point

Find a house with 2 doors,
the door on the left, there is a number.
which says,

Posto de transformação Nº  "CCC "

N   37    47.    "CCC"   -    092
W   025    28.    "CCC"    +   418

Made after the accounts,
follow the path where the water comes to this
settling chamber.

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Third point.

Find a yellow crane and count how many big nuts are in its base.
write that they are here.

Big nuts =  " D " 

N   37    47.    "DDD"    -    101
W   025 °    29.    "DDD"    -    407

made the accounts

proceed to the fourth point

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Fourth point

At this point, find a gate.
on the right side has a score that says.
pass the gate and go down to the last poit

down there you will find a house of transformation, the last point is on the left.

for who is going down.

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Last point

  To get where it is the cache,
have to find the numbers that are in the

Posto de transformação Nº  " FFF "

write it "FFF"

N   37º    47.    "FFF"   +    358
W    025 º   29.    "FFF"    +     267

Made after the accounts below the bridge of iron,
  and always go with the tube to the other central ...
then just follow the pointer to the GZ


I hope you enjoy the place where the cache is !!!!!!!!!!!!

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 ( GZ: between the two rocks )







Additional Hints (Decrypt)

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Decryption Key


(letter above equals below, and vice versa)