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View of UFO Crash Site -- Weird Arizona

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Hidden : 9/3/2009
In Arizona, United States
Difficulty:
2 out of 5
Terrain:
2.5 out of 5

Size: Size: regular (regular)

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Geocache Description:

An ammo can hidden with a view of a purported UFO crash site.

Cache contents are:
Logbook
Alien TB
Alien toy
X-Files Movie
Info from "Weird Arizona"
"Do You Believe -- Yes or No?" Sheet

Please only swap UFO-themed swag.

“According to those “in the know,” an alien craft rocketed through earth’s atmosphere in October, 1947, dove for the American southwest, misjudged its landing, and made an unscheduled – and permanent – stop in lower Arizona. Apparently, the ship’s pilots overestimated their altitude, encountered mechanical failure, or simply fell into hyperspace hypnosis, and slammed headlong into the desert.

One version of the story has the craft plummeting into a landfill in Cave Creek, but the more popular account states that it plowed into the sandy base of Squaw Peak, just outside of downtown Phoenix.

What’s more, two four-and-a-half-foot creatures were reportedly recovered from the wreckage, held briefly in cold storage inside a local screwball’s freezer, then promptly collected by the men in dark sunglasses. After the pair of extraterrestrials was retrieved, the government, in typical fashion, covered the whole thing up – with infrastructure.

Dreamy Draw Dam, which can be seen from East Northern Avenue as you enter Dreamy Draw Recreation Area, was supposedly built on the site of the alien crash to conceal the wreckage. Rather than smuggling the vessel out, the army Corps of Engineers simply hauled building material in and heaped it atop the craft. According to UFOlogists, the dam is entirely unnecessary and exists solely to conceal the extraterrestrial debris.

Why not load the spacecraft into the back of a semi and transfer it to a secret lab somewhere? The military already had one just like it, of course, that had been dropped in their laps three months earlier outside Roswell, New Mexico, and hidden in Area 51. Dreamy Draw Dam, by the way, lies immediately to the south of HIGHWAY 51 – coincidence?

Accounts of the episode are difficult to come by, so it seems the men in dark sunglasses weren’t doing their job. Even maps of the area that illustrate the dam’s location are hard to dig up, not to mention signs of any kind in the park with the word “dam” on them. You will, however, find plenty of NO TRESPASSING signs threatening fines and imprisonment. But, of course, you don’t hide a spaceship by inviting everyone to see where it’s buried.

The real kicker, though, is that Maricopa County is adamant in its claim that the dam wasn’t built until 1973. Obviously, the conspiracy runs deep!”

TAKEN FROM “WEIRD ARIZONA,” PAGES 69-70, 2007.

DO YOU BELIEVE? THE TRUTH IS OUT THERE!

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

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Decryption Key

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(letter above equals below, and vice versa)



 

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