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L.E.G. 4 - Foggs Lookout

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Hidden : 9/29/2014
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Geocache Description:

Cache Information:

Cache #: 4

Location: Mount Pinniger Road, Eildon

Access: All Vehicles, 24/7

Facilities: Parking, Picnic Table


A geocache hidden at Foggs Lookout, Eildon's primary lookout. This lookout is also known as Mount Pinniger Lookout.

Additional Information:

Foggs Lookout is located at Eildon in the Shire of Murrindindi near the top of Mount Pinniger. It overlooks the Lake Eildon National Park and Eildon township. The last kilometre to the lookout is a good grade gravel road. It is 9 km from Eildon on the Mount Pinniger Road.


Foggs Lookout (also known as Mount Pinniger Lookout) was named after Thomas Wilkinson Pinniger, a surveyor involved in the Victorian Geodetic Survey completed September 1858. The survey established baselines for future ‘local’ surveys to work from. Thomas Wilkinson Pinniger married Helen Stewart of Habbies Howe 1857 and had seven children. Son, George Pinniger, became Surveyor General of Victoria.

Lake Eildon GeoTour:

Australia's first GeoTour is held in one of Australia's most feature rich locations. Lake Eildon, located in the state of Victoria, is known for its fishing, water based activities and beautiful bushland surroundings and natural features. It's also known for its arts, crafts, eateries and townships.

The Lake Eildon GeoTour is designed to be completed over a number of days with several areas selected for their excellent food and places to stop and rest. Please see our GeoTour Companion (download below) for full details on distances and expected travel times.

The GeoTour includes five different types of geocaches and ends with a puzzle that is solved by gathering information while finding the other caches. These questions can be found on the on the passport (download below) and the final cache page.

Useful Links:

Lake Eildon GeoTour Passport

Lake Eildon GeoTour Companion

Lake Eildon GeoTour Website

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

Hc ntnvafg fznyy ybt haqre fgvpxf

Decryption Key


(letter above equals below, and vice versa)



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