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Alphabet O - Ornithology

A cache by Hessut Send Message to Owner Message this owner
Hidden : 02/16/2005
3 out of 5
3 out of 5

Size: Size: micro (micro)

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Geocache Description:

This is the 15th cache in the series of alphabet caches. The purpose of this cache is to eventually create a series of caches from A to Z. The next cache in the series is Alphabet P - Popular Finnish Poets (GCMVM1) by Liimes.

To find this cache you need to visit the cache Alphabet N - No More Otaniemi (GCMQ6C) first. There you can find the values A and B.

The given coordinates have nothing to do with the actual cache location. You have to go to the place indicated in the puzzle below.

The puzzle:

I am east I am west,
I will help you find my nest.

To find the "nest", take the true bearing 17.64 x B and go 9.632 x A metres to that direction.

Please try to place the cache back exactly as it was.

To guarantee the continuity of the series, the following rules apply:

  • The first finder of this cache must place a cache corresponding to the next letter in the alphabet within two weeks from the find. The cache must also be named like "Alphabet ? - ?...", where ? is the next letter and ?... is any name beginning with that letter.
  • The next cache must be placed within the capital city region. That is, within the limits of Helsinki, Espoo, Vantaa or Kauniainen.
  • The cache description must be constructed so that the cache can only be found by finding the previous alphabet cache. The preferred way is to write the final coordinates of the cache into the log book of the previous cache.
  • These rules must apply also to the rest of the caches. Please copy these rules to the description.

Please don't rush yourself to be the first finder if you can't quickly put up the next cache. There are plenty of geocachers in the capital region who can.

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

Guvf oveq qbrf ABG yvir va n oveq ubhfr ohg erfvqrf va gur arkg gerr gb qverpgvba bs frn.

Decryption Key


(letter above equals below, and vice versa)



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