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A 1-2 hour multi cache with puzzle in Clayton Park West along a variety of trails. Use the information collected along the way to work out the coordinates of the cache.
There are lots of trails in this area to explore. You should not have to cross any private property and all points can be reached by trail.
The cache is a plastic container (10x4x6)
Use the clues below to determine the final coordinates. Geokids might want to bring bread for the ducks while geoparents work out the final coordinates.
Total distance is just under 6 km. Parking is available at the start.
In Clayton Park West have some fun
What is the by-law at number one? A=_____
Really big rocks and big green trees
Do the math - its a breeze
Big rocks minus one=big green trees=B=_____
You can go over me
You can go around me
But you can’t go under me
How many of me will you find
In the middle of the path at number three? C=_____
The shoot, they score
How may basketball hoops at number four? D=_____
One can shoot baskets here, but not at night,
Five minus the number of hoops will guide you right
In rain, snow, sleet and hail
In box number 6, how many families get their mail? F=_____
Take a seat, enjoy the view
Don’t draw blanks
Count the planks G=_____
Abide a while and feed the duck
Use the clues, you won’t need luck!
To locate the cache, first go to:
N 44o 40. PQR’ W 063o 40. XYZ’
P = C+2 Q = D-C R = (G-3)/2
X = A/20 Y = D+C Z = E
Then proceed to:
N 44o 40. JKL’ W 063o 40. UVW’
J = E-1. . . K = G-1 . . . L = F/3
U = D. . . . V = B*3 . . . W = E*2
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Coordinates are in the WGS84 datum