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PPJ #47 Hill of border cairns

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Hidden : 05/16/2004
Difficulty:
1 out of 5
Terrain:
3.5 out of 5

Size: Size: micro (micro)

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Geocache Description:

Available in winter / Tilgjengelig også om vinteren.

A small, black plastic canister, attached to a band. Containing a combined log and info sheet.
/ En liten rund, svart plastbeholder festet til et bånd.


The cache is placed on the hill Øyangsrøysa, 650 meters above sea-level. This hill has for centuries been an important knot of borders, and still a lot of old and existing border cairns can be seen on its back.

/ Ligger på kollen Øyangsrøysa, 650 moh, med fint utsyn nordover. Øyangsrøysa har langt tilbake i tid vært grensepunkt på Krokskogen, og cachen er plassert ved en gammel røys med bolt som fremdeles er grense: Mellom Norderhov og Haug kirkesogn. Men det finnes flere røyser på åsryggen, bl.a. med et Leuch- (L-)merke.

Towards Steinbutjernet and Spålsberget:

Towards Øyangen and Gjørudshaugen:

Theme: Hills of Oslo - viewpoints and overlooking lakes /
Tema: Oslos åser

These geocaches are placed on the hills of Oslo /
Disse cachene er plassert på Oslos åser:
^ Kongens Utsikt, view over Tyrifjorden: PPJ #21 K. Johan's View
^ Øyangsrøysa, border history: PPJ #47 Hill of Border Cairns
^ Kustein, superb view - and history: PPJ #45 Hills of Oslo, Kustein
^ Knappa, deep in the heart of Oslomarka: PPJ #60 Buttons
^ Kikut, on top of Nordmarka: PPJ #33 Hills of Oslo, Kikut
^ Kobberhaugen, deep into the forest: PPJ #30 Hills of Oslo, Kobberhaugen
^ Blankvann, a fine hike to the Blankvann lake: PPJ #7 Hills of Oslo, Blankvann
^ Skjennungsåsen, no tracks leads you ...PPJ #31 Hills of Oslo, Skjennungsåsen
^ Tryvannshøgda, on top of the capital: PPJ #3 Hills of Oslo, Tryvannshøgda
^ Frognerseteren, near the tram end station: PPJ #1 Hills of Oslo, Frognerseter
^ Vettakollen, on top of the capital: PPJ #39 Hills of Oslo, Vettakollen
^ Grefsenkollen, the finest view over Oslo?: PPJ #25 Hills of Oslo, Grefsenkollen
^ Lillomarka, at the beautiful Breisjøen lake: PPJ #10 Hills of Oslo, Lillomarka
^ Romeriksåsene, view all over: PPJ #5 Swimming high and PPJ #20 Hills of Rome


Additional Hints (Decrypt)

[English:] Unatvat ba n ovepu, ng gur fvta.
[Norsk:] Uratre cå ra owrex, cå bccfyntrg.

Decryption Key

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

(letter above equals below, and vice versa)



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