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Mystery Cache

CAPITAL SEARCH

A cache by northking Send Message to Owner Message this owner
Hidden : 1/11/2011
Difficulty:
3.5 out of 5
Terrain:
2 out of 5

Size: Size: other (other)

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Geocache Description:

THE ABOVE CO-ORDINATES ARE RANDOM.

A disguised cache on a public footpath

You will find the co-ordinates by carrying out a search of London from your armchair. Visit the linked page (FOUND TOWARDS TOP OF THIS PAGE) and find the below described items on the 360 degree photograph. You can zoom in and out and also open up a map from the web-site.

Knowledge of the Capital City is not necessary, but there may be a need to do some research to find what you are looking for.

A) Find the compound where ‘Pat’ and his friends leave their vans. You can see that the parking bays are numbered. There are 7 consecutive empty bays, what is the number of the third bay (a). Multiply answer by 4.

B) There is a black van parked on Fitzroy Street behind a green waste bin, year of registration (0b)

C) How many Union flags are flying above Madame Tussauds (c)

D) (a) and multiply by 4 (as before)

E) What is the door number of the gallery at the side of Crispins Food & Wine on Great Titchfield Street(e)?

F) & G) Albany Terrace in front of the truncated car there is a road sign featuring Regents Park/Crossrail. Fill in the missing numbers 002 (f g)9

H) Find the OXO tower, there are three digits close by ‘Blackfriars’. Add them together (? + ? + ? = h)

I) How many letters in the title of the film showing at The Odeon (i)

J) The Newman Arms on Rathbone Street is close to an establishment with ‘&’ signs outside, how many (?) add this to the number of old fashioned men not wearing hats in the doorway of a 1940's themed cocktail bar named after a famous department store that was found on the corner of Oxford Street and Berners Street. It was named after its founders, who started the store in Westbourne Grove (?) (? + ? = j)

K) The clock near to the Royal Festival Hall shows almost half past (?) add this to the two digits found on the building adjoining a well known Pizza delivery company. There is a blue placque on this building celebrating a Swiss painter, draughtsman and writer on art who spent much of his life in Britain. Many of his works, such as The Nightmare concern the supernatural. (??) (? + ? + ? = k)

THE CO-ORDINATES

a . b c a e

-f . g h i j k


You will need to convert the co-ordinates to the correct format to use the checker.

You can check your answers for this puzzle on Geochecker.com.

CONGRATULATIONS TO RoPeHe and The Two Anchors for a joint FTF.

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

Vafvqr gur pbeare. Qvgpu whzcvat naq arggyr qbqtvat erdhverq

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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