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Hidden : 6/5/2013
Difficulty:
1 out of 5
Terrain:
2 out of 5

Size: Size: small (small)

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Geocache Description:

Congratulations goes to 33tango for the FTF!!

This Cache is located at the Interstate 95 Georgia / South Carolina Border rest area.  It is not accessible from the North bound lane (however if you are North bound you may want to do a U turn as this is a fun cache!) Pull off and enjoy this most unusual geocache, it is the first geocache available in Georgia if you're heading south on I-95.


Terrain is rated a 2 due to a ditch crossing and truck traffic.  Caution!!!!!!  Beware of high volume truck traffic!  Remember your home training and look before you cross!
SEE CACHE DESCRIPTION AT BOTTOM OF PAGE
 

  Georgia was established in 1732, the last of the original Thirteen Colonies.  Named after King George II of Great Britain, Georgia was the fourth state to ratify the United States Constitution, on January 2, 1788. It declared its secession from the Union on January 21, 1861, and was one of the original seven Confederate states. It was the last state to be restored to the Union, on July 15, 1870. Georgia is the 24th most extensive and the 8th most populous of the 50 United States. From 2007 to 2008, 14 of Georgia's counties ranked among the nation's 100 fastest-growing, second only to Texas. Georgia is known as the Peach State and the Empire State of the South. Atlanta is the state's capital and its most populous city.
 
Georgia is bordered on the south by Florida; on the east by the Atlantic Ocean and South Carolina; on the west by Alabama; and on the north by Tennessee and North Carolina. The northern part of the state is in the Blue Ridge Mountains, a mountain range in the Appalachian Mountains system. The central Piedmont extends from the foothills to the fall line, where the rivers cascade down in elevation to the continental coastal plain of the southern part of the state. The highest point in Georgia is Brasstown Bald, 4,784 feet (1,458 m); the lowest point is the Atlantic Ocean. Georgia is the most extensive state east of the Mississippi River in terms of land area, although it is the fourth most extensive (after Michigan, Florida, and Wisconsin) in total area, including expanses of water that are part of state territory.

 
State Symbols
 
Amphibian: American Green Tree Frog
Bird: Brown Thrasher
 Butterfly: Eastern Tiger Swallowtail
 Dance: Square dance
 Fish: Largemouth bass
 Flower: Cherokee Rose
 Food: Grits, Peach, Vidalia onion
 Fossil: Shark tooth
 Gem: Quartz
 Insect: European honey bee
 Mammal: Right whale
 Mineral: Staurolite
 Nicknames: Peach State
 Empire State of the South
Reptile: Gopher tortoise
 Rock: Granite
 Shell: Knobbed Whelk
 Soil: Tifton
 Song: "Georgia on My Mind"
 Tree: Live oak
 
 
Military
Georgia has one of the strongest military presences in the country. Several United States military installations are located in the state including Fort Stewart, Hunter Army Airfield, Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay, Fort Benning, Moody Air Force Base, Robins Air Force Base, Naval Air Station Atlanta, Fort McPherson, Fort Gillem, Fort Gordon, Marine Corps Logistics Base Albany, Dobbins Air Reserve Base, Coast Guard Air Station Savannah and Coast Guard Station Brunswick.
 

 THE CACHE  


There are 3 other caches in this rest area but if you want to park close to this one park in the truck parking area.


This cache is VERY EASY to find. Your challenge will be to figure out how to open the cache. No tools of any sort will be required. No screwdrivers, batteries, flashlights, crowbars, chainsaws, explosives, etc.


  This cache has a simple solution, figure out that and the log will appear.  A very light touch is required to find the lok-n-lok inside. You should NOT force anything.   No tools or forcing in any way is needed; this will ensure others can keep enjoying the cache for a very long time to come. It might take you seconds to open it or you might be there a while, good luck.


PLEASE be careful to replace it exactly as you found it. A little jiggle and the cache should go back exactly as found.
 

!!!! FTF PRIZE IS A 2013 WWFM  X PATHTAG !!!!



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Additional Hints (Decrypt)

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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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