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Kärdla

Hidden : 08/01/2010
Difficulty:
2.5 out of 5
Terrain:
1.5 out of 5

Size: Size: small (small)

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Cache is located short walk away from Kärdla beach.

[ENG] Kärdla is situated in the North-East of Hiiumaa on the coast of Tareste aka Kärdla bay. Kärdla (Kärrdal in Swedish) is the capital of Hiiumaa county and the only town. Nuutri river passes the Kärdla town as well as two smaller creeks Kammioja and Liivaoja. There are lots of tall trees and two large parks within town limits, namely Linnapark (City park) and Rannapark (Beach park). South-East of the town lies Kärdla meteor crater (appr 450 million years old).

Kärdlas was first mentioned in writing in 1564 as a village belonging to Pühalepa, later Partsi manors. After the Swedes were kicked out of Reigi in 1781, Kärdla became the largest populated place in Hiiumaa. Historic records state that at the beginning of 19th century, Kärdla boasted 32 farms, few houses without land, 13 windmills and own port.

Kärdla became more townish after the cloth factory was moved from Suuremõisa to Kärdla by the sons of "Ungru Krahv" (Duke Ungru). The factory was located on the right bank of Nuutri river just between the village and the cemetery. The factory - rebuilt several times - was ultimately destroyed in the IIWW. Today, the inner court of the factory can be recognized as the Vabriku väljak (Factory Square) as well as few smaller buildings, notably "the long house" which is 60m long.

One of the parks mentioned - Rannapark lies today instead of the ancient (Swedish) cemetery. Sources: Wikipedia, Äripäev.
Also see Siret Lahemaa and Krista Rannast's slides about the cloth factory and read Tiina Kolk's account of Kärdla's history in Äripäev (in Estonian).

Kärdla cache invites you to explore the oldest parts of town - the factory grounds, first streets, cemetery/park and the beach. When moving to the GZ stop at the Vabriku väljak and near Rannapaargu to read the information about the history of the places in more detail.

In order to locate the cache, look around at the GZ. You will find two numbers. Now, do some simple math:

* two digits occur in both numbers. Lower of them = A, higher of them = B.
* add both numbers. The rightmost digit, which is not zero = C.
* digital root of the larger number = D.
* digital root of the smaller number = E.

The cache is located at:
N59 00 AB.C
E22 44 4D.E

When you are at the correct spot, simply look around. The box is regular, hidden in the obvious location - don't dig up the whole town!! Please disguise the cache as found.

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[EST] Kärdla asub Hiiumaa kirderannikul Tareste ehk Kärdla lahe kaldal. Kärdla (rootsi keeles Kärrdal) on Hiiu maakonna halduskeskus ja ainus linn. Linna läbivad Nuutri jõgi ning Kammioja ja Liivaoja. Linna aerofotolt on näha rohkesti kõrgeid puid ja haljasalasid, millest suuremad on Linnapark ja Rannapark. Linnast kagus asub Kärdla meteoriidikraater, mille vanus on ca 450 miljonit aastat.

Esimest korda on Kärdlat kirjalikes allikais mainitud aastal 1564 rootslase küla ja vakusena Pühalepa, hiljem Partsi mõisa koosseisus. Reigi rootslaste väljasaatmise järel 1781. aastal sai Kärdlast suurim Hiiumaa asula. Ajalooürikutest nähtub, et 19. sajandi alguseks oli Kärdlas 32 talu ja mõned popsikohad, 13 tuulikut ja oma sadam.

Kärdla hakkas linnaks kujunema pärast seda kui "Ungru Krahvi", mõisnik Ungern-Sternbergi pojad tõid Suuremõisast Kärdlasse kalevivabriku, mis rajati Nuutri jõe paremkaldale, küla ja kalmistu vahele. Mitu korda (uuesti) üles ehitatud vabrik hävines täielikult II MS. Täna võib uudistada endise vabriku sisehoovist kujundatud Vabriku väljakut ja mõningaid kõrvalhooneid, sh 60 meetri pikkust nn Pikka maja.

Endise (Rootslaste) kalmistu kohal asub tänapäeval üks mainitud parkidest - Rannapark. Allikad: Wikipedia, Äripäev.
vaata kindlasti ka Siret Lahemaa ja Krista Rannast'i slaide kalevivabrikust ning loe ka Tiina Kolgi lugu Kärdla ajaloost Äripäevas.

Kärdla aare kutsubki sind avastama linna vanimaid piirkondi - vabrikut, esimesi tänavaid, kalmistut/parki ja rannaala. Nullpunkti liikudes võid peatuda Vabriku väljakul ja Rannapaargu ees ning tutvuda infotahvlitega piirkonna ajaloo kohta.

Aarde leidmiseks vaata nullis ringi ja leia kaks arvu. Nüüd tee mõned lihtsad tehted:

* mõlemas arvus on kaks numbrit samad. neist madalam = A, kõrgem = B
* liida mõlemad arvud. paremalt esimene number, mis pole null = C
* suurema arvu ristjuur = D
* väiksema arvu ristjuur = E

Aare ise peidab ennast koordinaatidel:
N59 00 AB.C
E22 44 4D.E

NB! Kui jõuad õigesse kohta, vaata ringi geopeituri pilguga. Aarde konteiner on tavaline ja väga loogilises kohas - ära tervet linna üles kaevama hakka!! Palun taasta maskeering esialgsel kujul.

Algselt sai aardesse peidetud 2 lennukit, Jääaeg 2 SIDi vorm, edev käepael, aidsivastased tikud, roosa märk, 1FIM, rulluisk, vile, 2 pliiatsit, teritaja, geopeituse juhend ning Kanada geomünt.

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

gerr = fgbar

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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