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Kustaanmiekka

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Hidden : 2/24/2011
Difficulty:
2 out of 5
Terrain:
3.5 out of 5

Size: Size: small (small)

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[FI] Palauta purkki oikein eli reilusti pois näkyviltä. Oikea kätkö ei ole litteä metallilaatikko.
[EN] Please return the box properly out of sight. The real geocache is not a flat metallic box.

[FI]
Kustaanmiekka on Suomenlinnan saarista eteläisin. Sen itärannalla, vähän pohjoiseen Kuninkaanportista ja vähän länteen Suomenlinnan hiidenkirnusta, voi miekkojen sijaan tutustua venäläisvalmisteisiin tykkeihin. Piilopaikka on 152 mm raskas kanuuna rannikkolavetilla.

Maastovaativuuden arvo 3,5 viittaa vain itse piilopaikkaan eli siinä ei ole huomioitu piilopaikan liepeille saapumista. Purkkia noutaessa ja palauttaessa maltti onkin valttia! Homma on hauskinta, eikä ollenkaan liian vaativaa, kun sen tekee yksilösuorituksena. ;) (Absoluuttisen totaalispoilerin toimivasta metodista voi omalla vastuullaan kurkata täältä.) Palautathan purkin oikein eli reilusti pois näkyviltä ja magneetit alaspäin.


Not a spoiler! :) Photo: Black_Island

[EN]
Kustaanmiekka is the Southernmost of the Suomenlinna islands. In its eastern bank one may make oneself familiar with some cannons of Russian origin. The hiding place is a 6'' heavy fortress and siege cannon, model 1877. Just a few steps South, one will find Kuninkaanportti (the King's Gate), and just a few steps East, one will find a giant's kettle on the seashore.

The Terrain value 3.5 refers only to the exact hiding place, not to getting to the general hiding area. Patience truly is a virtue here! To get all the fun out of it, reach the box by yourself, it's not that hard. ;) (At your own risk you may check an absolutely total spoiler image for the working method from here.) Please leave the box properly out of sight, that is deep enough and the magnets downwards.

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

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:] Nzch ghyrr! Cnynhgn fliäyyr!
[EN:] Sver va gur ubyr! Erghea qrrc!

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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