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Aptera

A cache by North Sea Sailor Send Message to Owner Message this owner
Hidden : 6/25/2010
Difficulty:
1.5 out of 5
Terrain:
2 out of 5

Size: Size: small (small)

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Geocache Description:

Follow the steps up from the road, and where the steps end follow along the fence on the lefthand side to find the cache.
An easy cache with lots of interesting archaeological sites all around the area.
Good views of Souda, Hania & Akrotiri

Aptera was the largest Ancient Roman site in Western Crete. It was a very important city /state to both the Minoans & the Romans. Its name first appears in tablets from 14-13 BC.
The origin of the name is hotly disputed but most likely comes from Apteron the Minoan King who founded & ruled over the city.
You can always read our blog for more information about geocaching in Crete.

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

Gur pnpur vf ybpngrq abg gbb sne njnl sebz gur srapr haqre ebpxf

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 12/31/2017 5:21:47 AM (UTC-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada) (1:21 PM GMT)
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Coordinates are in the WGS84 datum

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