On Guadalcanal, the largest of the Solomon Islands, you can find many relics, memorials and monuments, which commemorate the battles fought on the island during the Second World War. To find this geocache, you will visit four memorial sites in and around Honiara, the capital of the Solomon Islands.
Stage 1: S 09° 25.788 E 159° 57.456
Here you'll see a nautical device.
A = ___ Number of letters of the common name of the device
The whole object consists of three "sections". Go to the biggest.
B = ___ The number of minutes mentioned
Now go the the middle one. Look for the date (mentioned at least twice).
C = ___ Number of the day
Stage 2: S 09°26.559 E 159°57.460
Go to the star in the middle.
D = ___ Number of letters of the next to last word on the plaque (a common three-letter abbreviation counts as one word)
Look around and get a good overview of the area!
E = ___ Very last digit on the very lower right corner
F = ___ Number of "Tassafaronga"
Stage 3: S 09°28.247 E 159°58.092
See something interesting?
G = ___ Number of the first Japanese Infantry Regiment mentioned in the first paragraph
H = ___ Number of the first American Infrantry Regiment mentioned in the first paragraph
Stage 4: S 09°25.645 E 160°02.700
J = ___ Number of long outstretched legs this object stands on
Look for a plaque on the ground nearby. (about 15m to the north-east)
K = ___ Number of letters of the 2nd word in the 6th line
L = ___ Number in the middle of the last line
M = ___ Position in the alphabet (A=1 ... Z=26) of the first letter in the 3rd line
Now it's time to board the plane!
N (2*(A/3)*C*(B+C)*10000 + (3*E+2*B+D)*1000 - F*20 + K*(G+H) - 4*G + 2*L + 4) / 100000 °
E ((D+A)*C*10000 + (A+B+C+J)*1000 + G + H - (J+K)*20 + 2*M - 31) / 100000 °