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Dodo Egg Geo-Art #01

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Hidden : 03/08/2017
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Size: Size:   small (small)

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Geocache Description:

This cache forms part of the Dodo Egg Geo-Art series. The cache is not at the listed coordinates.

Take note of the clue that is placed in some of the 18 caches in this series in order to find the two bonus caches.

Please note that some of the roads are gravel and is suitable for all vehicles but could be slippery when wet. Please do these caches only in daylight hours as these are country roads and residents would not take kindly to night geocachers.

The East London Museum is home to the world’s only surviving Dodo Egg and a reconstruction of the flightless bird that lived on the island of Mauritius. It is fitting that East London’s first Geo-Art should feature the Dodo Egg. 

It is also home to the original coelacanth - a prehistoric fish that has lived in the Indian Ocean for 400 million years, thought to be extinct for millions of years, until it was re-discovered in 1938.

To calculate the final coordinates you will need to find the answers to the undermentioned questions.
Final coordinates are S32 54.AB9 E28 03.XY6.

  1. A = What day in December 1938 did Captain Goosen dock in East London = 2A
  2. B = Weight of a pregnant Coelacanth caught off Pebane = B8 kg
  3. X = A brain cavity is also seen in the …gill stingray
  4. Y = The prehistoric coelacanth has lived in the Indian Ocean for 4Y0 million years

The answers for these questions can be found in the following listing.

Prehistoric Coelacanth GC71Q2T

Please take note of the cache listing you used to answer the questions as this WILL BE useful information.

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

Erzrzore gb pbyyrpg lbhe pyhr (vs nal)

Decryption Key


(letter above equals below, and vice versa)

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