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EarthCache

Frenchman's Bay

A cache by Jackflet44 Send Message to Owner Message this owner
Hidden : 8/25/2009
In Northeast England, United Kingdom
Difficulty:
1 out of 5
Terrain:
1 out of 5

Size: Size: not chosen (not chosen)

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Geocache Description:

This area is a GREAT site for a cache. There is lots more dotted along this part of the coastline aswell!

This is a great bay and is hardly heard of. It is a fantastic and unique feature in the North east's Coast line. Over 245 Million years ago this area used to be a -------(1) which got -------(2). then it turned into a bay. Over the millions of years to come the rocks started to form out of dead sea creatures and other rocks. They eventually became compact and became a sedimentary rock (excelent views of it can be seen if you look at the north-west corner of the bay). This bay over 245 million years became a lush sandy bay with astonishing views of the cliffs. Then in the 19th Century this bay was popular with ---------(3). The bay got its name when...(4)

To log this cache post a picture of you and/or your GPSr. THEN email me the answers to 1,2,3,4 and answer the following for bonus points: What is the name of the rock which is coloured Black and Grey and how was it formed? Parking can be found along the eastern side of coast road OR at the Marsden Grotto Or further North there are PLENTY of car parks!

!!!!!!!! ANYONE VISITING THE SITE PLEASE BE CAREFUL AS COSTAL EROSION IS TAKING PLACE, DONT GO NEAR (10-20ft) THE CLIFF EDGE!!!!!!!!

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

Jul qb lbh arrq n uvag vgf n Onl?! :0)

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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Last Updated: on 7/27/2017 9:43:28 AM Pacific Daylight Time (4:43 PM GMT)
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Coordinates are in the WGS84 datum

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