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Plantation Trail Series #3

A cache by WIS Wild Weasel Send Message to Owner Message this owner
Hidden : 10/11/2012
In Wisconsin, United States
2 out of 5
2.5 out of 5

Size: Size: small (small)

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Geocache Description:

Chippewa County Forest
Plantation Trail Series

This short series follows the Plantation Trail through the Chippewa County forest from County Hwy M to 144th St.  This location is where the IAT joins up with the Plantation Trail and where the Plantation Trail turns eastward..
Wisconsin has no shortage of glacial scenery and place names bearing the word moraine. The Chippewa Moraine’s prime glacial scenery, including 17 lakes, is something special. Here there’s an eye-pleasing symmetry to the pattern of rounded hilltops and reflecting lakes. Unlike southeastern Wisconsin’s Kettle Moraine, where the glaciers’ forward movement formed the moraines, this landscape is a result of glacial ice that had stopped moving. After the glacier’s horizontal movement ceased, its surface debris flowed into low spots in the ice. Those accumulations of rock debris formed the hills, called hummocks, and depressions formed by large chunks of ice, thicker spots in the ice sheet, melted to become the kettle lakes.

The cache hides were not intended to be evil or even particularly tricky, (well the last one might be considered a little tricky if you haven’t seen one like it before!).  We want you to enjoy your time in the Chippewa County forest and grab a few caches while doing it.  There is parking at either end of the series.

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Last Updated: on 4/28/2017 8:31:01 PM Pacific Daylight Time (3:31 AM GMT)
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Coordinates are in the WGS84 datum

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