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Eternal Flame EarthCache

Hidden : 07/03/2015
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Geocache Description:

Hengchun ‘Eternal flames’ (Chinese: 出火) is one of Taiwan’s most bizarre natural phenomenon. Nature eternal flames burns continuously from the vents in the area and become a major tourism attraction in Hengchun. The number of known natural eternal flames in the world have been estimated at only a couple of hundred, of which a number can be found in Taiwan.

The eternal flame at Hengchun has become quite popular in recent years, and now attracts a steady stream of people throughout the day. For the best effect, go after dark, when this place is quite magical. Seeing flames emerging spookily from a patch of crumbly. You will know how it is oddly compelling!

To log this cache, please,

1) Answer is this Eternal Flames causes by ‘peat fires’, ‘coal seam fires’ or ‘natural gas leaks’?

2) Describe the topography that causes the phenomenon.

3) Stand at GZ, estimate the diameter of fenced area that the flame ignites.

4) Share a photo/movie of yourself with your GPS device in front of the Eternal flames (optional)

Please don't leave any answer in the log.

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