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Ames Crypto-Cache

A cache by CacheSchu & GeoForse Send Message to Owner Message this owner
Hidden : 7/14/2003
In Iowa, United States
3.5 out of 5
2.5 out of 5

Size: Size: regular (regular)

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Geocache Description:

The coordinates provided are for a suggested parking location. To find the cache, you must decrypt the coodinates using the puzzle.

Welcome to the Ames Crypto-Cache!
Find the information requested for each of the sites listed below. Each answer will be a four digit year. Put only one digit in each box. When all the sites have been found and the year entered, decrypt the coordinates for the final cache based on the numbers you have filled in the lettered boxes.

GeoForse and I hope you enjoy your walk around the ISU campus! Good luck decrypting the final coordinates. Parking on campus is often difficult, especially during the time when ISU is in session. A good place to park is at N 42o01.325 W 093o38.139 - this will get you relatively close and should provide you relatively open parking except during major college sporting events. The final cache has moved from its original position due to theft problems (thus the final coordinates changed). If you walk to all the sites at one time and keep moving it takes about 75 minutes and is about 2.2 miles long (if you park at the above coordinates). Then it takes about an additional 30 minutes for the final cache. All the dates are on permanent infrastructure that has been in place for many years. Have fun!

CacheSchu and GeoForse

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Current Time:
Last Updated: on 2/19/2017 4:32:35 PM (UTC-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada) (12:32 AM GMT)
Rendered From:Unknown
Coordinates are in the WGS84 datum

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