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Six Feet Under Oskar

A cache by j&n Send Message to Owner Message this owner
Hidden : 09/26/2004
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2.5 out of 5

Size: Size:   regular (regular)

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Geocache Description:

This is a two-part multi-cache. The coordinates listed will lead you to the headstone bearing the oldest date in the Oskar Cemetery, that of Anna S. Riekki. To find the coordinates of the cache, use the following information from Anna's headstone.

N47° 10.ABC W088° 38.DEF

A: The third digit (tens) of the year Anna died. B: The third digit (tens) of the year she was born. C: The number of the month Ms. Riekki died, subtracted from the number of her birth month. D: The second digit (hundreds) of the year she was born. E: The second digit (hundreds) of her year of death. F: The first digit (tens) of her birth day.

If you're not familiar with the Finnish names for the months of the year, you'll need this information:

January - tammikuu
February - helmikuu
March - maaliskuu
April - huhtikuu
May - toukokuu
June - kesäkuu
July - heinäkuu
August - elokuu
September - syyskuu
October - lokakuu
November - marraskuu
December - joulukuu

Please be respectful of grave sites when caching in the cemetery. It's easy to forget when you're concentrating on a GPS unit.

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

Gurer'f ab ernfba gb or fghzcrq ol guvf bar.

Decryption Key


(letter above equals below, and vice versa)

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