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ds8300: This is too far away from home to maintain properly and I can't see any other interesting places nearby so I could give it company. DS8300

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Black Point Iron

A cache by ds8300 Send Message to Owner Message this owner
Hidden : 8/22/2004
Difficulty:
1 out of 5
Terrain:
2 out of 5

Size: Size: regular (regular)

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Geocache Description:

Close to Bessemer converter. Care for falling stones!

Stora Kopparberg, owners of Falun Copper Mine, needed iron for their operations. With ore from Vintjärn mine they opened two ironworks. One in Svartnäs and one in Ågs Bruk. Both were in operation during most of 1700/1800's and have ruins of interest.

Stora Kopparberg som ägde Falukoppargruva behövde järn för sin gruvutrustning. De öppnade Vintjärn gruva, Ågs Bruk och Svartnäs hytta. Både var i drift under stora delar av 1700- 1800-talet och har intressanta ruiner.

Cache contents were originally:

  • Geo info
  • Log book
  • Pencil
  • Various trading items
  • TB

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

Pbeare bs jnyy haqre fynt oybpxf.

Decryption Key

A|B|C|D|E|F|G|H|I|J|K|L|M
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N|O|P|Q|R|S|T|U|V|W|X|Y|Z

(letter above equals below, and vice versa)



 

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Last Updated: on 11/15/2017 3:58:01 PM (UTC-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada) (11:58 PM GMT)
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Coordinates are in the WGS84 datum

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