Lizards from the Planet Loony
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The above co-ordinates are for a junction on the trail that leads to all three caches. The parking location is the same for all three caches, but their hiding spots are some distance apart. The parking location is N43 19.571 W80 23.211.
The first cache you must find is “New name; New Location”, use Waypoint GC6EF2. The second is “T.B.W.C. of 2003”, use Waypoint GCC53B.
This is the third cache hidden in the forest. Under the lids of the cache containers are two numbers that will help in the finding of this cache, “Lizards from the Planet Loony”. Give yourself about 1 ½ to 2 hours to find all three caches and about a 3.5 km. walk. There are lots of hills, most trails are well marked and wide, but side trails are not marked. It is a great place to cross country ski or snowshoe in the winter. Hike all year round.
Urgent message: While out doing wilderness maneuvers the Travel Bugs from “T.B.W.C. of 2003” came across the landing site of a spaceship. After surveying the outside of the spaceship they found an entrance and 12 alien reptiles and amphibians. The lone guard said that they came from the friendly Plant Loony and are on a fact finding mission to see how the Earth bound relatives are surviving. The other eleven are in suspended animation and are taking turns guarding the ship.
He explained that after making a small navigational error when fling over the North Pole. A broken compass, a misguided starfish captain that thought they where over the South Pole with all its snow and a crab as a navigator stating to this fact, they land in the Northern Hemisphere instead of the Southern Hemisphere. Being to close to the ground and caught in a snow storm they had to make an emergency landing and must wait for winter to break before continuing on their journey as the cold slows down there movements. They do not have enough supplies to outlast the winter and are hoping for some friendly earthlings to take care of them until spring so that they can continue on there travels. They will be happy to share some stories about the worlds they’ve seen and their many adventures on Planet Loony.
Now comes the fun stuff:
New Name; New Location: Number A:___; Number B:____
T.B.W.C. of 2003: Number C:____; Number D:____
Add all 4 numbers together: A+B+C+D=E:_____
Multiply E by 4 and than by 10: E * 4 * 10= F:______
Add this number to the North Co-ordinates:
N43 18.396 + F.________= N43 1___._____
Subtract this number from the West Co-ordinates:
W80 23.252 – F.________= W80 2___._____
Now that you have the new co-ordinates go out and help the Lizards from the Plant Loony. Don’t forget to record the numbers under the lid. The two numbers have been put on the cover of the log book also.
If you follow the trail there is an easier slop to climb. At the top of the hill in a short hollow stump.
- The CaptainThe misguided single star captain.
- The NavigatorWith one pinch of his claw he destoryed the compass.
- The CrewThis crew is well disciplined and knows how to shine.
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Coordinates are in the WGS84 datum