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VECTIS - S

A cache by rcwiow Send Message to Owner Message this owner
Hidden : 3/24/2003
Difficulty:
1.5 out of 5
Terrain:
1.5 out of 5

Size: Size: other (other)

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Geocache Description:

This is one of a five part multicache. The first four ‘virtual’ parts (N,S,E,W) have to be solved first to find the start co-ordinates for the fifth part. Solving the fifth part will lead you to the actual cache.

The first four ‘virtual’ parts each consist of a number of clues within walking distance of each other, although the caches themselves are miles apart.

At each virtual cache there will be a series of co-ordinates and questions. The co-ordinates will lead you to the answers to the questions. The answers are then combined following the appropriate instructions, to result in a number which is the final solution to the cache.

If you want to confirm your visit to this virtual cache E-Mail your final answer to me and I will let you know whether you have solved it correctly.

Some of the answers will need to be decrypted and converted to a single digit number – this is how it works:

A|B|C|D|E|F|G|H|I|J|K|L|M|N|O|P|Q|R|S|T|U|V|W|X|Y|Z
1|2|3|4|5|6|7|8|9|0|1|2|3|4|5|6|1|8|9|0|1|3|3|0|0|0|

GEOCACHING for example can be calculated as shown:
G=7, E=5, O=5, C=3, A=1, C=3, H=8, I=9, N=4, G=7.

Add the digits together:
7 + 5 + 5 + 3 + 1 + 3 + 8 + 9 + 4 + 7 = 52

Keep adding the digits of the sums until you are left with a single digit number:
5 + 2 = 7.

Right here we go :

The co-ordinates at the top of the page will take you to a car park (free out of season) from which it is about a 1¼ mile walk which takes in all five locations.

The co-ordinates for the first clue are: N 50° 35.711 W 001° 11.765 and what did the SWBC build?

" _ _ _ " " _ _ _ _ " Decrypt to a single number _ (a)

The co-ordinates for the second clue are: N 50° 35.663 W 001° 11.846 and what sort of scheme was it?

" _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ " Decrypt to a single number _ (b)

Now head back the way you came and the co-ordinates for the third clue are: N 50° 35.609 W 001° 12.140 how far is it to this traffic free Island and this Normandy beach?
(Hint - If your stuck on this bit use the clue)

_ _ _ + _ _ Add the two distances together _ _ _ (c)

The co-ordinates for the fourth clue are: N 50° 35.599 W 001° 12.292 what did Edgar J Harvey design?

" _ _ _ _ _ _ _ " " _ _ _ _ _ _ _ " Decrypt to a single number _ (d)

The co-ordinates for the fifth clue are: N 50° 35.593 W 001° 12.324 and what sort of society erected this?

" _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ " Decrypt to a single number _ (e)

and with ‘f ‘ raised by ‘p’ what? " _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ " Decrypt to a single number _ (f)

Some simple maths will give you the solution to this cache:

( c x b ) – (a x ( e + f)) - d = _ _ _ _

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

Gurer ner ab pnef ba Fnex naq gur ornpu vf Neebznapurf

Decryption Key

A|B|C|D|E|F|G|H|I|J|K|L|M
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N|O|P|Q|R|S|T|U|V|W|X|Y|Z

(letter above equals below, and vice versa)



 

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