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EscherWyss by the numbers

A cache by kam-muter Send Message to Owner Message this owner
Hidden : 04/09/2011
Difficulty:
3 out of 5
Terrain:
1 out of 5

Size: Size: small (small)

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Geocache Description:

As a frequent kam-muter to my office here in Zurich I spotted this location and had to place a cache in this urban setting.

A mystery solved by "picking up" 5 numbers around EscherWyss area of Zurich West and making coordinate corrections to the listed coordinates.

You will need to add a "Minute Decimal" to the listed coordinates to find the cache.

Add the following minute decimal correction to the normal format GPS coordinates:

N 047° 23.389
+ 000° 0.0xx (two digit number for x's)

E 008° 30.982
+ 000° 0.1yy (two digit number replacing y’s)

xx = (ABATON - PULS) * [YellowZVV - 1/2 (IndigoZVV)]
yy = (FREITAG box height) * 1/2 (AKT)

If you don't know these numbers, a short tour of the area (via waypoints) will lead you to where you can see the numbers for yourself. Kreis 5 natives might think the clues are too easy.

Half the challenge may be the Stealth needed to claim the cache without raising suspicion of the many muggles who pass by, sit, and mingle in the area.

****** Congratulations: PicoKnirps (FTF) and thanks for the corrections. ******
**** catwisel (SecondTF) and thanks for helping me de-muggle my colleague *******
******* Wizzzzard (ThirdTF) *************

Spoiler hints and pics at: (visit link)

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

Zntargvp
unir n frng va gur funqr snpvat gur pnfuvre

Decryption Key

A|B|C|D|E|F|G|H|I|J|K|L|M
-------------------------
N|O|P|Q|R|S|T|U|V|W|X|Y|Z

(letter above equals below, and vice versa)



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