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Christmas Tree GeoArt #01 Mystery Cache

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Hidden : 10/10/2019
2 out of 5
2 out of 5

Size: Size:   micro (micro)

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Geocache Description:

I was looking to place a new geoart and I spotted a christmas tree in Kenosha, Wisconsin. Thanks to ChristmasGuy for allowing me to duplicate his art here in northern Michigan. This series of 33 caches will have you exploring the Pere Marquette State Forest where you will see lots of Christmas trees.

All trivia questions in this series are related to Christmas.  Some questions come from his favorite Christmas movies and some he discovered via google searches.  They are not meant to be hard although some may be tricky and sneaky. 

All the caches are soda preforms. Most are easy to find if you use the hint. Many of the roads in the area are seasonal so you may not be able to drive them during the snowy or wet seasons. Consider snowmobile, snow shoes, or cross country skis. Most are close to the roads. Some are as much as 150' from the road. At least 1 is a 12' tree climb (or bring a ladder).

Trivia Topic:  Christmas Trivia

Solve the following Christmas Trivia for the North Coordinate:

According to the Guiness world records, the tallest tree ever cut down was a Douglas Fir ________ feet tall.  It was displayed in 1950 at the Northgate Shopping Center in Seattle Washington.

A: 191 feet tall:  N 44 36.291

B: 219 feet tall:  N 44 36.804

C: 173 feet tall:  N 44 36.712

D:  221 feet tall:  N 44 36.523

E:  232 feet tall:  N 44 36.348


Solve the following Christmas Trivia for the West Coordinate:

In the year A.D. ______, Pope Julius I, Bishop of Rome, proclaimed December 25th the official celebration date for the birthday of Christ.

A: Year A.D. 250:  W 085 51.975

B: Year A.D. 205:  W 085 51.703

C: Year A.D. 325:  W 085 52.005

D: Year A.D. 125:  W 085 52.150

E:  Year A.D. 350:  W 085 51.895

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