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Zvardes baznica

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Hidden : 06/28/2010
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Geocache Description:

Ja kads uz dullo atrod, tad pasakiet istas koordinates. Esmu tas pazaudejis !!!!!!!
[LV] Slepnis ir maza partikas kastite, kura ir logbuks, zimulis un asinatajs, ari mantinas apmainai.
[ENG] Cache is small plastic box with logbook, pencil and sharpener in it.

[LV] Zvardes baznica dibinata kopa ar macitajmuižu 1567.gada. Baznica pardzivoja Pirmo pasaules karu, pec kura to atjaunoja, tacu to skara ari Otrais pasaules karš. Baznicu pilniba iznicinaja 1954.gada pec poligona ierikošanas.

Lielako krievu armijas poligonu vairak neka 19 ha platiba Zvarde izveidoja 1953.gada. Poligona objekta „Lapsas” uzturejas ari rotas karaviri, kuri poligona izvietoja merkus, uz kuriem no lidmašinam meta municiju.

Netalu no baznicas atrodas komandieru postenis, kas izveidots uz maksliga uzberuma. No ta veroja un koordineja uzlidojumus.

Izrautas bedres ar tehniku aizgruda ciet, bumboja un atkal bera ciet un ta 40 gadus. Poligona atradas ari kapi, kurus bez želastibas iznicinaja bumbošanas laika.

Pašlaik Zvardes poligona atrodas 200 nespragušu aviacijas bumbu un citi spradzienbistami priekšmeti.

PSRS karaspeka dala no Zvardes aizgaja 1993.gada. Joprojam šis ir visneapdzivotakais pagasts valsti, un tikai nesen cauri tam uzbuvets celš un elektrolinija.

[ENG] Zvardes Church was founded with the rectory in 1567. The church survived the First World War, after which it was renewed, but it suffered also during the Second World War.

The church was totally destroyed in 1954 after the creation of a largest landfill of the Soviet army in 1953.

In the landfill facility "Foxes" stayed the jewelry soldiers who deployed the site objectives to which the aircraft threw ammunition.

Not far from the church there is commanders item created on an artificial embankment. From it soldiers looked and coordinated strikes.

Holes was filled with hard techniques, bombs flew and holes was filled again.

There were also the civilian cemetery which were destroyed during the bombing.

Currently in the former landfill territory 200 unexploded bomb and other explosive items are located.

Soviet troops left Zvarde in 1993. Still, this is the most unpopulated parish in Latvia, and just recently the road and electric line was built across.

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

Fnynirpn abfyrcgn qninavan.(cvr rtyvgrz fgnec yvryvrz nxzravrz)

Decryption Key


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