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UO Cache

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Hidden : 02/24/2004
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Geocache Description:

University of Ottawa cache

Cache is released as part of the GAG 4 E-cache.

This cache is part of two caches focusing on the two local Ottawa universities.

To locate the cache you will have to visit some intermediate waypoints and gather some factual information.

N45 25.459 W075 41.140

The posted coordinates put you in front of Tabaret Hall which will be the starting point of the adventure. You will need to answer question based upon the plaque at this location.
A) What year was the university established?
B) What year was the university incorporated by an Act of Parliament?
C) In what year did the renaming occur?
D) When did the institution receive its university status?
E) When did the university receive its pontifical decree?
F) In what year was the fire?

Waypoint #2 N45 25.396 W075 41.097 (Simard Hall)
G) What is the most recent date on the plaque?

Waypoint #3 N45 25.400 W075 41.096
(Perez Hall - east of Waypoint #2)
H) What is the most recent date on the plaque?

Waypoint #4
I) What telephone number should you call in case of emergency at the university? (last 4 digits of 562-nnnn)?
J) What telephone number should you call for general assistance? (last 4 digits of 562-mmmm)
K) How many residences are there on the UO campus?

Waypoint #5 N45 25.230 W075 40.787
L) How many metal smokestacks at the posted location?

Waypoint #6 N45 25.172 W075 40.711
M ) Inside the entrance of the SITE building how many banner are there?

The end of the campus tour is now over. To get to the final cache you need to sum the all of the numbers you have collected at the waypoints along the adventure.

The digital root of the sum is 7.

How to find the north coordinate?

Subtract 974 from the sum and then divide by 1000.
N 45 - - . - - -

How to find the west coordinate?

Add 13961 to the sum and then divide by 1000.

W075 - - . - - -
Please re-hide the cache so that it remains unexposed.

The cache can accessed by the #95 and 97 buses.

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

gjb ol fvk naq zvqqyr bs pyhzcf bs frira gerrf

Decryption Key


(letter above equals below, and vice versa)



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