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Mystery Cache

Lagunottera

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Hidden : 1/23/2013
Difficulty:
2.5 out of 5
Terrain:
1.5 out of 5

Size: Size: micro (micro)

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Geocache Description:

[ITA] Uno strano animale si aggira per la Laguna di Venezia... è un pesce? o un mammifero?
[ENG] A strange animal has been seen in the Venice Lagoon... is it a fish? or a mammal?


[ITA] Recentemente rinnovato nei suoi spazi espositivi, il Museo di Scienze Naturali di Venezia ospita al suo interno gli scheletri di due grandi abitanti dei mari. Uno di essi, lungo quasi 20 metri, è quello di una Balenottera comune, che è stato sospeso al soffitto di un'ampia sala vetrata posta al pianterreno del museo e consente di verificare con immediatezza le dimensioni di questi giganti del mare. A seguito di un concorso, alla balenottera è stato dato come nome di battesimo “Lagunottera”.
Per trovare le coordinate della cache, devi trovare il nome scientifico della Balenottera comune (X lettere spazi inclusi), l'anno in cui si spiaggiò (Y) e la grande città italiana vicino alla quale il corpo venne trovato (Z).
[ENG] Recently renovated in its exhibition, Venice's Museum of Natural Sciences hosts the skeletons of two large sea creatures. One of them, almost 20 meters long, is the one of a Fin whale, that has been suspended from the ceiling of a large room on the groundfloor of the Museum and immediately gives the size of these giants of the sea. After a contest among school pupils, the whale has been given the name of "Lagunottera" (an invented word for "whale of the lagoon").
To get the cache coords, you've to find the scientific name of Fin whale (X letters including spaces), the year in which this one was found beached (Y) and the name of the big Italian town near which the dead animal was found (Z).

Final coords are: N 45° 26.[(X*X)-(5*Z)+3]  E 012° 19.[(Z+1)*X+(Y/4)+5]
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Additional Hints (Decrypt)

zntargvp

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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