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Mazarrón Mines: Bonus

A cache by Yavoy (originally by Team Juniper) Send Message to Owner Message this owner
Hidden : 06/26/2010
Difficulty:
2 out of 5
Terrain:
2.5 out of 5

Size: Size: small (small)

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Geocache Description:

Esta es el bonus caché de la serie de Mazarrón Minas. En cada de los 5 cachés tradicionales encontrás la información necesaria para resolver la fórmula y encontrar el bonus caché:

This is the bonus cache for the Mazarrón Mines series. In each of the 5 traditional caches in this mining area close to Mazarrón city you will have found a letter/number combination. The formula to find the bonus cache:


N 37° (D * D).[(A * C * D) - (A + D + E)] W 001° ((C * A) - B).[(A * E) + (A - B)]



The San Cristóbal and Los Perules mining reserve

During the 19th and 20th centuries, mining and industry in Mazarrón underwent revival when the old Roman mines in the San Cristóbal and Los Perules, Pedreras Viejas and Coto Fortuna Reserves, together with some other more minor installations, began to be worked once more. This recovery of the mining activity involved the creation of a large foundry which was located beside the Port of Mazarrón and where the minerals extracted from the mines where processed. The modern age of splendour of the Mazarrón mines was set in motion in 1880, with investment from companies such as a French firm named "The Company of the Eagles" which invested heavily in Mazarrón and had financial backing from major European firms, the Rothchild family, for example. The mines had been worked many centuries earlier, in Roman times, when Mazarrón's special geological characteristics were exploited in addition to its easy access by sea and proximity to Carthago Nova, the distribution centre for raw materials manufactured.

Compendido de Minas

Durante los ss. XIX y XX se produjo un resurgimiento minero-industrial en Mazarrón, debido a la vuelta a la explotación de las antiguas minas romanas de los Cotos San Cristóbal y Los Perules, el Coto de las Pedreras Viejas y el Coto Fortuna, junto a otras instalaciones menores. Esta reactivación de las labores mineras hizo necesaria la creación de una gran fundición que se ubicó junto al Puerto de Mazarrón para procesar el mineral extraído. La etapa de esplendor de la minería mazarronera en época moderna arranca en 1880, a raíz de la inversión de empresas como la francesca "Compañía de Aguilas" que realizó grandes inversiones en Mazarrón contando con respaldos económicos de importantes firmas europeas como, por ejemplo, la casa Rosthschild. Las minas ya estaban en funcionamiento en época romana, tiempo en el que se aprovecharon las caracteristicas geológicas de Mazarrón, su fácil acceso por mar y su proximidad a Carthago Nova, como centro de distribución de las materias primas manufacturadas.

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

Ratyvfu: frr fcbvyre cvpgher
Rfcnñby: ire sbgb fcbvyre

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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