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Rutkastes pilskalns

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Hidden : 05/07/2009
Difficulty:
2 out of 5
Terrain:
2 out of 5

Size: Size:   small (small)

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Geocache Description:


[LAT]
Rutkastes pilskalns atrodas Belavas pagasta, pie cela uz Tirzu un Lejasciemu.

Rutkastes kalns ir neliels ap 12 m augsts apals uzkalns, apnemts lezeniem laukiem. Jau notalem sis kalns redzams ka augstaka apkartnes vieta. Plakums gandriz gluzi apals ar 1 m kumpumu 30 m caurmera.

Kadi 4 m zemak par plakumu, ap kalnu iet izpludusi terase. Var nojaust, ka kalns kadreiz ticis arts, kaut gan neviens to vairs neatceras. Pa terasi kadreiz gajis kopts celins, kas tagad gandriz aizaudzis.

Uzbedumu, gravju un ieeju nav. Zeme sastav no grants, tadel pilskalnam sanos redzamas izgrabtas lielas bedres.

Mitnu karta ap 0,25 m bieza, un satur nevirpotu trauku atliekas, ogles un kaulus. Stasta, ka rokot esot atrastas vara naudina un cilveku galvas kausi. Sis zinas norada, ka kalns kadreiz lietots ari ka kapseta.

Kalnam ziemelos neliels muklajs, kurs senak bijis neaizaudzis udens. Gar pakaji ieartas druvas.

Sis mazais pilskalnins pieskaitams isti vecam apcietinatam dzives vietam. Tas ir tik mazs, ka kadu aizsargajosu lomu tam nevar piedevet.


[ENG]
Rutkastes (Roach Tail) hill fort is located in Belava parish, near the road to Tirza and Lejasciems.

Rutkastes hill is a small, about 12 m high, rounded hill, enclosed by flat fields. Already from afar it can be seen as the highest place in the surrounding space. Flat area is almost round about 30 m on average with 1 m vertical curve.

About 4 m below the flat area around the hill passes blurred terrace. May suspect that hill ever been ploughed, although nobody can it remember. Through terrace there has been an accurate lane which is now almost overgrown.

Banks, ditches and the entrance does not exist. Ground consists of gravel, so in the hill fort sides appears big grabbed holes.

Hostels layer is around 0.25 m thick and contains residuals of non-turned vessels, charcoal and bones. They say that during digging there were found copper money pieces and human skulls. These data indicate that the hill once was used as a cemetery.

North from the hill is located a small swamp in the past been non-overgrown water. There are cornfields along foothill.

This small hill fort can be seen as example for really old fortified residence. It is so small that its protective role can not be concerned as serious.


[LAT]
Publicetajas koordinates atrodas standartizeta norades zime uz turisma objektu. Lai atrastu GC, apmeklejiet vel kadu citu turisma objektu un atrodiet nelielu koka prieksmetu, uz kura ir informacija par konteinera atrasanas vietu.

[ENG]
Published coordinates points to standartized tourism object sign. To find the GC, you should visit another tourism object and there located little wooden thing with the information about place of the container.

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

[LAT]
1. ynmqh xehzf
2. 16z hm MN vrxfchfr nph nhtfghzn

[ENG]
1. unmry ohfu
2. 16z gb AR vafvqr - rlr urvtug

Decryption Key

A|B|C|D|E|F|G|H|I|J|K|L|M
-------------------------
N|O|P|Q|R|S|T|U|V|W|X|Y|Z

(letter above equals below, and vice versa)



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