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Mount Karkom

A cache by yanivra Send Message to Owner Message this owner
Hidden : 03/31/2013
Difficulty:
1.5 out of 5
Terrain:
4 out of 5

Size: Size: small (small)

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Geocache Description:

Mount Karkom some belive as the Biblical Mount Sinai. Notice: You can reach the cache only in Weekends or in Israeli holidays as the mountain is in a military area. Additionally best way to get there is by 4X4 and then walking up the mountain

Mount Karkom ("Mountain of Saffron", also called Jabal Ideid) is a mountain in the southwest Negev desert in Israel, half way between Petra and Kadesh Barnea. On the basis that the Israelites traveled across the Sinai Peninsula towards Petra in a fairly straight line, a number of scholars have contemplated the possibility of Mount Karkom being the Biblical Mount Sinai. Following this theory, Emmanuel Anati excavated at the mountain, and discovered that it was a major Paleolithic cult centre, with the surrounding plateau covered with shrines, altars, stone circles, stone pillars, and over 40,000 rock engravings

http://www.harkarkom.com/

The cache it self is a container hidden near one of the rock art right beside the blue trail going up the mountain.

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

Haqre n cvyr bs ebpxf arne gur ebpx neg.

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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