Skip to Content

Reviewer notes

Use this space to describe your geocache location, container, and how it's hidden to your reviewer. If you've made changes, tell the reviewer what changes you made. The more they know, the easier it is for them to publish your geocache. This note will not be visible to the public when your geocache is published.

Multi-cache

Alien Encounter

A cache by MarvinM Send Message to Owner Message this owner
Hidden : 5/12/2005
Difficulty:
1.5 out of 5
Terrain:
1 out of 5

Size: Size: small (small)

Join now to view geocache location details. It's free!

Watch

How Geocaching Works

Please note Use of geocaching.com services is subject to the terms and conditions in our disclaimer.

Geocache Description:


This short multicache will take you to two places of “alien” landings in Halifax. It’s a pleasant stroll in a scenic urban seaside park.

The listed coordinates are for Melville Island, not for the cache. You should park at N 44° 38.045', W 063° 36.951'. Find out the size of the land granted to an alien visitor in 1752 which included the island. Divide this number by 1000 and add it to the following: N 44° 38.099' W 063° 36.809' to find the location of the next waypoint. If you did the math right it should be only 400 m away as the crow flies. Unless you brought your spaceship, take the seawall walkway.

At the second waypoint you will find a remnant of an alien ship which landed here. Find out how much it weighs in pounds. Divide by a thousand and add to the minutes of each N 44° 36.914' and W 063° 35.950' to find the location of the cache. The checksums for both the northing and the westing of the container is 28. It is again suggested that you take the seawall path rather than the direct route to the cache.

The container has been placed close to the shoreline about 6 feet off the ground. It should be safely approachable year round. Take care not to be observed by locals (or aliens). The cache is a bungy-corded plastic container with log sheet, pencil and room for a few small trading items. Please rehide well as it's a popular spot.

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

rireterra

Decryption Key

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

(letter above equals below, and vice versa)



 

Find...

139 Logged Visits

Found it 120     Write note 4     Temporarily Disable Listing 5     Enable Listing 5     Needs Maintenance 1     Owner Maintenance 4     

View Logbook | View the Image Gallery of 5 images

**Warning! Spoilers may be included in the descriptions or links.

Current Time:
Last Updated: on 12/9/2017 7:42:18 PM (UTC-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada) (3:42 AM GMT)
Rendered From:Unknown
Coordinates are in the WGS84 datum

Return to the Top of the Page