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Base-A Port Lockroy

A cache by kripau Send Message to Owner Message this owner
Hidden : 11/16/2013
In Antarctica
Difficulty:
1.5 out of 5
Terrain:
3.5 out of 5

Size: Size: small (small)

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Geocache Description:

Port Lockroy is a natural harbor in Antarctica. It was discovered in 1904. The harbour was used for whaling between 1911 and 1931. During World War II the British military operation Tabarin established the Port Lockroy base (Base A) on the tiny Goudier Island in the bay, which continued to operate as a British research station until 1962.

In 1996 the Port Lockroy base was renovated and is now a museum and post office operated by the United Kingdom Antarctic Heritage Trust.


Port Lockroy

The cache is a yellow box in the museum/post office. Don't start a search by your own, just ask the post office staff about the cache. They are informed and will be glad to help you.

The cache can only found during the season (nov-mar).


Pictures of you at Port Lockroy are welcome!

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

Nfx gur cbfg bssvpr fgnss nobhg gur pnpur. (frr nyfb 'fcbvyre')

Decryption Key

A|B|C|D|E|F|G|H|I|J|K|L|M
-------------------------
N|O|P|Q|R|S|T|U|V|W|X|Y|Z

(letter above equals below, and vice versa)



 

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Last Updated: on 8/10/2017 3:49:09 PM Pacific Daylight Time (10:49 PM GMT)
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Coordinates are in the WGS84 datum

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