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Garden To Garden (State) Multi-cache

Hidden : 07/24/2004
2 out of 5
1 out of 5

Size: Size:   small (small)

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Geocache Description:

The ideal cache to break the monotony of an interstate road trip.

At The published co-ordinates you will find a pavilion, with a plaque dedicating it to the perpetual memory of the Director, Botanic Gardens & Government Botanist. This man has a series of three groups of three letters after his name, convert those letters to numeric values using A=1, B=2, C=3 etc. Now assign those values to ABC DEF GHI.

Way Point 2 is at:

S 34° (H/3)(C/5).(E-10)(A)(F-E)’

E 149° (I-14)(I-H+1).(I-H+1)(I-H+1)(F-H)’

Here you should find a the unique headstone of a blacksmith. (Please note all variables should now be reset to zero). Record the date he died AB-CD-EFGH aged IJ

Way Point 3 is the foundations of a ruined hotel just (20-30 meters) north of:

S35° (B-C)(B-E).(H-D)(A+G+H)(J+B)’

E 148° (F-J-D)(A+H+B).(2*A)(F/3)(J-A)’

Once again please reset all variable before continuing. This hotel was held up by a highwayman in 1861, Convert the name of the highwayman to numeric values using A=1, B=2, C=3 etc. and assign those values to ABCD-EF-GHI-JKLMN.

Way Point 4 is at:

S 35° (F-A)(N-K-B).(B)(C)(H)’

E 147° (M-N)(N-A).(G-M)(J)(E-J)’

Here you will find a metallic “fish” and on it a plaque, AB-C-DEFG is the date it was unveiled.

Way Point 5 is at:

S 36° C(D+G).DF(E-B)’

E 145° (C+G)B.(E-G)(A*C)D’

Here you will find a monument to a great Australia. AB-C-DEFG is his birth date H-I-JKLM is the date of his death.

The cache is located at:

S 37° (B*H)(L-A).IGJ’

E 144° (H+M)(B+C-1).(I+D)(I-C+1)(K-J)’

The cache does not contain a pen so please bring your own writing implement.

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

Haqre n jbbqra sbbg oevqtr ng gur rnfg raq, ba gur abegu fvqr.

Decryption Key


(letter above equals below, and vice versa)