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Great White North Geotour - Historic Halifax

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Hidden : 9/11/2006
Difficulty:
2 out of 5
Terrain:
2 out of 5

Size: Size: regular (regular)

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Great White North Geotour





The Coordinates above are not where the cache is located.
By answering the questions below you will be able to find the final coordinates.

This will also introduce you to the historic parts of Halifax.

1. In what year was Halifax founded?

2. What year was the Halifax explosion?

3. What pier in Halifax was Canada’s “Front Door” to over 1 million immigrants, war time evacuees, etc. from 1928 to 1971?

4. In what year was the current light house at Peggy’s Cove built?

5. What is the route number that runs from Halifax to Bedford along the shore?

6. What year did Edward, the Duke of Kent arrive in Halifax to serve as Commander in Chief of the Halifax Garrison?

7. In what year was the oldest North American yacht squadron established? (It is located in Halifax!!!)

8. The dingle tower was built in Halifax to commemorate how many years of representative government in Nova Scotia?


this is in wgs84 datum North
(Answer#4) – 1871 = DDD ** there are two dates out there make sure to use the checksums in the hint
(Answer#2) – 1873 = MM.
(Answer#1) – 1700 = MMM


West
84 – (answer #3) = DDD
(232-(answer#8)) / answer #5 = MM.
(Answer#7) – (answer#6) + 748 = MM


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Additional Hints (Decrypt)

oevat lbhe pnyphyngbe naq jr unir znqr gur pnpur jvagre sevraqyl! (fb qba'g ybbx ba gur tebhaq) :)

Purpxfhzf..
A = 29
jrfg = 31

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)



 

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Coordinates are in the WGS84 datum

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