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G.V. Confluence Cache Traditional Cache

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GeoCrater: I am regretfully archiving this cache since there's been no response from nor action by the cache owner within the time frame requested in the last reviewer note.

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Hidden : 01/17/2003
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Be mindfully of loose rocks on slope leading to the cache and don't forget to include your four-legged friends in your adventures.

A confluence is defined as a flowing together; a meeting place (often of rivers).
In our case a degree confluence is the exact spot where an integer degree of latitude and an integer degree of longitude meet.

Tim Vasquez of explains the attraction of confluences:
"Confluences are interesting to me because they represent randomness that emerges from strict order. It goes far beyond a silly quest for invisible man-made boundaries. The confluence latticework is an open defiance of the order our culture imposes on us, which frowns on tourists who abandon the traveled roads, the sanitized vistas, and the stops designed to conjure up dollars for empty memories. Confluences are in curious places that embrace you in their history, character, and ecology, surrounded by people who are locals in every sense of the word. You simply haven't experienced a region unless you've tried seeking out its confluences."

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

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Decryption Key


(letter above equals below, and vice versa)