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Born to be First Geocoin Born to be first geocoin!

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Friday, 30 December 2011
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Visit world most impressive bridges, buildings etc and collect pictures along the route. Beginning of this journey is Millau bridge.

About This Item

This is 3rd Latvias geocoin.
Meaning of symbols of geocoing:
1. Christmas tree - The first documented use of an evergreen tree in a Christmas celebration was in Riga, Latvia, in the year 1510 according to many sources.
2. Camera Minox - The Minox is a subminiature camera conceived in 1922 and invented in 1936 by German-Latvian Walter Zapp, which Latvian factory VEF (Valsts Elektrotehniskā Fabrika) manufactured from 1937 to 1943.Originally envisioned as a luxury item, it gained wide notoriety as a spy camera.
3. Tank - The first tank in the world was built in May of 1915 in Riga, at the plant called Russo-Balt. The machine was named all-terrain vehicle, its weight was 3.5-4 tons. There was place for a single person and it was bullet-proof. Its maximum speed was 25 km/h.
4. Flask - Latvia made many discoveries in chemistry. Most well-known invention of Dr. Janis Polis was remantadine – an antiviral agent that is most effective against type A influenza virus. Mildronate is an antischemic agent of a metabolic action (cardioprotector) produced by Grindex in Latvia.
5. Flying figure - Aerodium Latvia is a company based in Sigulda, Latvia, which owns and runs the first vertical wind tunnel in Eastern Europe. The vertical wind tunnel (VWT) is located near Sigulda, the most visited tourist area in Latvia. The company became known after the 2006 Torino XX Winter Olympic Games closing ceremonies, because Aerodium Latvia helped produce the part of the show that featured flying acrobats. The tunnel blows a wind stream of 200 km/h within a diameter of 3.7 meters.
6. And flag of Latvia of course.

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Tracking History (11080.6mi) View Map

Mark Missing 06/04/2017 gdugardon marked it as missing   Visit Log

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Dropped Off 03/13/2017 kermama placed it in Barrage #1 - Rive gauche Bretagne, France - 536.84 miles  Visit Log

Déposé dans Barrage #1 - Rive gauche

Discovered It 03/09/2016 nilloq discovered it   Visit Log

Partagé aujourd'hui par Kermama !

Retrieve It from a Cache 02/07/2016 kermama retrieved it from Double elypse en sous sol Bretagne, France   Visit Log

Found under earth in an amazing place.

Discovered It 02/05/2016 Apothica & Co discovered it   Visit Log

Saw in my cache "double elypse" very tiny beautiful TB

Dropped Off 02/02/2016 Crapito placed it in Double elypse en sous sol Bretagne, France - 189.01 miles  Visit Log
  • Put into spacecraft ! Three, two, one... Go !
Retrieve It from a Cache 12/27/2015 Crapito retrieved it from Gustave et la Tour Île-de-France, France   Visit Log

Come with me !

Dropped Off 12/27/2015 Team masylyan placed it in Gustave et la Tour Île-de-France, France - 431.53 miles  Visit Log

Au pied de la Tour Eiffel!!! Bonne route

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Retrieve It from a Cache 12/12/2015 Team masylyan retrieved it from Muscle beach Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France   Visit Log

il va rester 15 jours au chaud av ant de partir à la capitale!!!

Dropped Off 11/15/2015 jeremy.maurice.9 placed it in Muscle beach Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France - 19.83 miles  Visit Log
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