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Sólheimasandur plane wreck

A cache by eral22 Send Message to Owner Message this owner
Hidden : 08/09/2012
Difficulty:
1.5 out of 5
Terrain:
2 out of 5

Size: Size: micro (micro)

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Geocache Description:

A nice walk on black sand to a popular plane wreck

*IMPORTANT*: This cache was placed during vacation. Is anybody willing to maintain this cache?

"This is a military version of DC3, either Douglas R4D, or C-117, that landed on on the south coast of Iceland around 1970, when the fuel ran out. It's been lying there ever since" [1][2]
Even the famous survivor Bear Grylls used this plane as a shelter in his TV-show when he was in Iceland.

The cache is located between two small rivers. If you travel by car you can park your car besides the main street and have a walk of about 4-5 km to the plane wreck. Please respect the nature and cross fences with care and close gates behind you. Avoid disturbing animals and don’t approach them unnecessarily [3].

[1] http://www.lonelyplanet.com/thorntree/thread.jspa?threadID=1515590
[2] https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/article/mg777n/icelands-ghost-fleet
[3] http://www.ust.is/the-environment-agency-of-iceland/tourist-information/notes-for-visitors/

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

Nobir gur fvqr ragel (vafvqr gur cynar)

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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