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Travel Bug Dog Tag Tree-Cedars of God Blue TB

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Sunday, 26 February 2017
Texas, United States
Recently Spotted:
In the hands of Geo~Junket.

This is not collectible.

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Current GOAL

Please drop this item in rural OR Premium Member Only caches.  Do not place it in an urban cache or abandon it at a caching event.  Transport the bug in the original plastic bag for as long as the bag lasts; the bag keeps the trackable clean, protects the number and prevents tangling with other items.  Otherwise, take the travel bug anywhere you wish.  No permission is needed to leave the U.S.

Photos of the travel bug are appreciated.  I will be re-post them here, where they can be seen by other cachers.

About This Item

This is one of a series of wooden rings named for famous, unusual trees.

The Cedars of God is one of the last vestiges of the extensive forests of the Cedars of Lebanon (Cedrus libani ) that thrived across Mount Lebanon in ancient times. Their timber was exploited by the Phoenicians, the Assyrians, Babylonians and Persians. The wood was prized by Egyptians for shipbuilding; the Ottoman Empire also used the cedars in railway construction. 

Concern for the biblical "cedars of God" goes back to 1876, when the 102-hectare (250-acre) grove was surrounded by a high stone wall, paid for by Queen Victoria, to protect saplings from browsing by goats. Nevertheless during World War I, British troops used cedar to build railroads.

Time, along with the exploitation of the Cedars’ wood, has led to a decrease in the number of Cedar trees in Lebanon.  However Lebanon is still known for its Cedars, as they are the emblem of the country and the symbol of the Lebanese flag.  The trees survive in mountainous areas, where they are the dominant tree species. This is the case on the slopes of Mount Makmel that tower over the Kadisha Valley, where the Cedars of God are found at an altitude of more than 6,600 ft.  Four trees have reached a height of 115 ft.  In 1998, the Cedars of God were added to the UNESCO list of World Heritage Sites.

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Tracking History (2200.2mi) View Map

Write note 05/19/2019 Geo~Junket posted a note for it   Visit Log

I dropped this off in a cache months ago but forgot to log it! Hopefully someone found it and will log it soon!

Visited 11/09/2018 Geo~Junket took it to Step into a Blessing Pennsylvania - 153.03 miles  Visit Log

Beautiful woodlands over here in the fall!

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Visited 11/09/2018 Geo~Junket took it to Inclined to Love Pittsburgh Pennsylvania - 153.03 miles  Visit Log

Incline has a beautiful view at the top!

Visited 11/09/2018 Geo~Junket took it to Step into a Blessing Pennsylvania - 1,374.62 miles  Visit Log

Love all this History in this city!!

Retrieve It from a Cache 09/29/2018 Geo~Junket retrieved it from Puppies and Kitties – oh my! Texas   Visit Log

Will move it along up north!

Dropped Off 07/23/2018 TeamDBT placed it in Puppies and Kitties – oh my! Texas - 355.63 miles  Visit Log

Forgot we had this time to release.

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Retrieve It from a Cache 06/03/2018 TeamDBT retrieved it from Williams Cemetery Texas   Visit Log

Taking it to another destination.

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Dropped Off 01/08/2018 Overstreet1516 placed it in Williams Cemetery Texas - 401.75 miles  Visit Log

Dropping trackable in rural cemetery.

Retrieve It from a Cache 12/05/2017 Overstreet1516 retrieved it from 82 x 83 Guthrie (King Co, p 35 DeL) Texas   Visit Log

Picked up in Liberty County.

Discovered It 09/01/2017 AbbysGrammy discovered it   Visit Log

Saw in cache today

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