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Lamento archivar este caché, ya que no ha habido ninguna comunicación del propietario en el tiempo transcurrido (un mes o más) desde que se publicó la nota del revisor. Si deseas reactivar el caché durante los próximos dos meses, por favor, ponte en contacto con GeoCrater para ver si esto es posible. Si el caché cumple con las directrices en vigor, se estudiará dicha petición teniendo en cuenta las circunstancias que llevaron el archivo original.


Traditional Geocache

Punta Gruesa, Iquique

A cache by familiapáez/vidal Send Message to Owner Message this owner
Hidden : 12/28/2009
1.5 out of 5
2 out of 5

Size: Size: small (small)

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Geocache Description:

El cache se encuentra cerca del un camino de ripio en la altura de un pequeño monte, con una vista hermosa al mar. Desde el lugar del cache se puede observar el faro en homenaje al combate de Punta gruesa.

Combate naval de Punta Gruesa,en donde la Fragata "Indenpendencia" (peruana) resulto encallada en los requerios de este sector cuando perseguia a la goleta "Covadonga" (chilena) , el 21 de mayo de 1879, en esta acción naval Perú perdió un importante blindado, mientras chile en la rada de Iquique perdia la "Esmeralda" la cual se enfrento con el "Huascar". En este lugar decidimos dejar nuestro primer cache, un recipiente azul con tapa trasparente, contiene : - 01 bolita o polca - 01 prendedor de corbata - 01 llavero para encontrarlo hay que subir un pequeño monte.

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

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Decryption Key


(letter above equals below, and vice versa)



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Current Time:
Last Updated: on 11/15/2017 3:27:01 PM (UTC-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada) (11:27 PM GMT)
Rendered From:Unknown
Coordinates are in the WGS84 datum

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