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10 Years! Manchester, UK
Sunday, May 2, 2010
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Celebrating 10 years of Geocaching
At The Old Wellington Pub, Cathedral Gate, Manchester, 2nd May 2010
On the 2nd May 2000 Selective availability of GPS was switched off. On the 3rd May the first geocache was hidden by Dave Ulmer.
You Tube Video showing the first cache placement
Ten years on there is around 974,000 caches listed on geocaching.com in over 200 countries around the world, as of January 2010 (info from wikipedia).
The event will be held at The Old Wellington, a place of good food and a great selection of real ales. The event will start from 1pm till around 4pm.
I have now booked the tables for those requesting food. Anyone after today (15th April) will need to book direct with the pub. 01618395179
Update 18th March
Just been told about the special icon that groundspeak are producing for the 10 years events.
More info can be found here
Update 9th April
There is a coin being produced for these events and can be purchased from Lizzardman for £6.
There is only 100 of these UK edition coin being made.
We have a banner showing the details of the event for the photo.
This has been made by Mongoose39UK
And here is that photo
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