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Auburn 2017: Silverware Ostrich

A cache by PeachofWA & Auburn Parks Send Message to Owner Message this owner
Hidden : 09/26/2017
1.5 out of 5
1.5 out of 5

Size: Size:   small (small)

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Geocache Description:

This cache is part of the Auburn Geocaching Adventure 2017. If you are participating in the Adventure, be sure to record each cache's code word in your series passport to verify your visit.

A very interesting piece of art that was chosen by a vote of the people as the People's Choice Award winner in the 2014-15 Outdoor Sculpture Gallery season, and was subsequently purchased by the City of Auburn and installed in its current location. Artists Greg Bartol and Debbie Drillevich made the bird in Green River College's Welding Technologies Lab, answering a call for the City's 2014 gallery show. The piece is described by Bartol as durable, transportable and safe, with a body of recycled materials for the base, legs and the structured interior support. Three thousand spoons went into this piece. The neck is forks and there are serving utensils for the face. Each piece of silverware was individually welded with steel weld-wire. All of the silverware is stainless steel to maintain its lustre and durability.

Go to the posted coordinates and look at the artwork. If the art has one chick at the base of the sculpture, the Final coordinates are N47 18.718 and W122 13.060. If the art has no chicks at the base of the sculpture, the Final coordinates are N47 18.506 and W122 13.618. Now that you have determined the correct coordinates for the final, proceed to find the cache container.

2017 is the third Geocaching Adventure in the City of Auburn, Washington. Auburn Parks, Arts and Recreation,, and the WSGA are hosting the Auburn Geocaching Adventure 2017 - 20 caches placed in Auburn. The geocaches highlight some specific works of art, some parks, and some areas of general interest in Auburn. We hope you enjoy visiting the Auburn area, learning about its public art.

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

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Decryption Key


(letter above equals below, and vice versa)

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