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Salpalinja Nurmes

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Hidden : 09/28/2013
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Peruskätkö Kuhmon tien varressa. Maasto normaalia metsämaastoa

A traditional cache by the Kuhmo road. Terrain is normal finnish forestterrain

Kätkö sijaitsee Salpalinjaan kuuluneen entisöidyn linnoitteen lähellä. Tästä kätköstä käsin voi nähdä myös kaksi muuta Nurmeksen kätköä!

Cache is located near a restored section of Salpalinja fortification. From this cache one is able to see also two other cache locations in Nurmes!


Salpalinja rakennettiin vuosien 1940-44 välisenä aikana. Se on yhä Suomen suurin rakennustyömaa, sitä oli tekemässä enimmillään 35 000 miestä keväällä 1941. Salpalinjan kokonaispituus on n. 1200km ja se koostui sadoista linnoitteista.

The Salpalinja fortification was build between 1940-44. It is still the largest construction site in Finlands history, at the peak of the constuctions 35000 men were working on it. The total length of Salpalinja is about 1200km and it consists of hundreds of fortifications.

Kätkössä on kynä, teroitin ja lokivihko. Kätköön mahtuvat pienet vaihtotavarat ja matkaajat.

The cache is equipped with a pen, a sharpener and a logbook. The cache can hold small trade items and travellers.

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

Xvira nyyn, xvira ivrerffä unncn.
Haqre n ebpx, arkg gb gur ebpx vf na nfcra.

Decryption Key


(letter above equals below, and vice versa)



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