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Amatuber1K - Help, I lost my tube!

A cache by WSFTFC Send Message to Owner Message this owner
Hidden : 1/12/2011
In Texas, United States
2.5 out of 5
3 out of 5

Size: Size: micro (micro)

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Geocache Description:


Our friend Amatuber has surpassed 1000 finds! He is an avid geocacher who is also a member of the Night Time Ninjas. Welcome to the comma club Amatuber! In honor of this accomplishment, the WSFTFC has placed this cache for him. Enjoy!

In celebration of his milestone, Amatuber decided to take a peaceful float down the Buffalo Bayou on his inner tube while sipping libations from a soda tube that he had so smartly attached to the inner tube with a piece of fishing line. It was going to be a great day!

He listened to the chirping of the birds and watched the playful alligators swim by. Suddenly it began to turn dark. Really dark. Lightening cracked and a loud boom rumbled by. Amatuber looked up and saw a huge storm rolling in, the torrential rain coming suddenly. Water was rolling into the bayou at an alarming rate, the bayou rising by the minute. Soon, the bayou had disappeared altogether and he was in the midst of an angry sea. Up ahead he could see a bridge with two people standing on it waving their hands frantically. He reached out desperately to catch their hands. Within seconds he was snatched from the roiling water to safety on the bridge.

"My tubes!", he yelled and ran to the other side of the bridge to watch them turning and crashing through the waves as they got further and further away. He pulled a fancy ninja spy glass from his pocket and peered through. In horror he saw the soda tube break away from the inner tube. "I'll never find it now!", he screamed. A sudden smile crossed his face as he saw the soda tube lodge itself into a nest of vines. "All I need is to jot down a few measurements so we can find that tube later!", he chuckled. Using the fancy ninja spy glass, he was able to determine that the soda tube was located at a bearing of 1.4902 radians. He then produced a portable surface velocity meter, plunged it into the raging water and recorded 17.38 knots. He approximated that the amount of time that had passed from the time he was saved until the soda tube came to a stop was around 90 seconds.

Using the posted coordinates as the spot where Amatuber was saved, can you determine the location of his soda tube and help him find it?

Cache transferred from GeoGeex to user Amatuber, after GeoGeex moving from the area

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17 Logged Visits

Found it 15     Write note 1     Publish Listing 1     

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Current Time:
Last Updated: on 11/15/2017 3:47:03 PM (UTC-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada) (11:47 PM GMT)
Rendered From:Unknown
Coordinates are in the WGS84 datum

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