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Gibraltar of the North

A cache by Tilhet Send Message to Owner Message this owner
Hidden : 10/03/2010
2.5 out of 5
2.5 out of 5

Size: Size:   small (small)

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Geocache Description:

Suomenlinnaa on kutsuttu myös Pohjolan Gibraltariksi. Terrain-arvo viittaa vain piilopaikkaan eli siinä ei ole huomioitu piilopaikan liepeille saapumista.

Piilopaikka on 280 mm:n venäläinen rannikkokanuuna vuosimallia 1877. Ethän jätä purkkia näkyviin! Palautusohjeet löytyvät vinkistä.

Kanuunatietojen lähde: John Lagerstedt and Markku Saari, 2000: Krepost Sveaborg: Helsingin maa- ja merilinnoitus ensimmäisen maailmansodan aikana.

In English:
Suomenlinna fortress has also been called as Gibraltar of the North. The Terrain value refers only to the exact hiding place, not to getting to the general hiding area.

The hiding place is a Russian 280 mm (11'') Coastal Cannon Model 1877. Please leave the box properly out of sight. In the encrypted hint you'll also find return instructions.

Source: John Lagerstedt and Markku Saari, 2000: Krepost Sveaborg: Land and Sea Fortress of Helsinki during the First World War. (This excellent presentation is available also in German.)

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

[FI:] Lyrgä nygn. Wn cnynhgnguna gnnxfr, rv cääyyr gnv fvihyyr.
[EN:] Ernpu sebz orybj. Naq cyrnfr erghea gb oruvaq, abg ba gur gbc be ba gur fvqr.

Decryption Key


(letter above equals below, and vice versa)

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