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Scavenger-hunt hobby geocaching gaining popularity - The News-Press

The News-Press

Scavenger-hunt hobby geocaching gaining popularity
The News-Press
Usually, geocaches are watertight plastic boxes rather than toy gorillas, which makes him special. However, his greater purpose, beyond being a part of the game, is to help people discover this nine-acre parcel of nature that has been set aside in the ...




Geocaching: A modern-day treasure hunt - UpperMichigansSource.com

Geocaching: A modern-day treasure hunt
UpperMichigansSource.com
Instead of X marks the spot on a map, you use coordinates on a GPS in an activity called geocaching. Geocaching began in 2000 when special satellites were unlocked that allowed people to hide geocaches all over the world and then challenge others to ...




Geocaching giggle: Police watch gnome for drugs - Gladstone Observer

Gladstone Observer

Geocaching giggle: Police watch gnome for drugs
Gladstone Observer
David Nielsen's geocache site 'Geez, I must be Dopey' caused a stir with Gladstone police on Thursday morning after a concerned citizen reported seeing people at the site, fearing it was a drug handover. Campbell Gellie ...

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Target shooting banned at area game lands, geocaching limited during turkey ....

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Target shooting banned at area game lands, geocaching limited during turkey ...
WWAY NewsChannel 3
The WRC also announced geocaching will not be allowed in the game lands on days open to hunting during wild turkey season and the statewide spring wild turkey season. Geocaching involves using GPS devices to find hidden markers or containers with a ...




Design the Museum of Flight's next great aerospace-inspired geocache - GeekWire

GeekWire

Design the Museum of Flight's next great aerospace-inspired geocache
GeekWire
Photo via YouTube/Geocaching. If you love everything aerospace and geocaching, this challenge is for you. The Museum of Flight and Geocaching are having a contest to build the next great geocache. Called the FlightCache Design Challenge, they are now ...




George Wyth part of statewide geocaching project - Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier

George Wyth part of statewide geocaching project
Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier
A geocacher enters the latitude and longitude coordinates of a cache into a global positioning system device and then navigates to that area to search for the hidden cache. The cache is a waterproof container that holds a logbook for finders to sign ...

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OC Couple Stumbles Upon Decades-Old Pictures While Geocaching In Buena ... - ...

OC Couple Stumbles Upon Decades-Old Pictures While Geocaching In Buena ...
CBS Local
They were discovered by the Fujikawas while the pair was geocaching on Beach Boulevard and Los Coyotes Drive on Feb. 22. ?A geocaching is a treasure hunt, and we found a treasure we weren't looking for,? Kelly Fujikawa told KCAL9's Rachel Kim.




Geocaching opportunities abound in Rock Mountain National Park, Grand Lake - ...

Geocaching opportunities abound in Rock Mountain National Park, Grand Lake
Sky Hi Daily News
Geocaching is an outdoor recreational activity wherein participants attempt to locate stashed items, somewhat hidden, through the use of GPS (global positioning satellite) devices. Caches are located at various locations throughout the U.S. and around ...

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Family Finds Body on Trail While Geocaching in Melrose - KSTP.com

Family Finds Body on Trail While Geocaching in Melrose
KSTP.com
Authorities are trying to identify a body that was found on a trail in Melrose about 6:15 p.m. Sunday. A family was geocaching in the area, and one member got off track and discovered the body, Melrose Police Chief Craig Maus said. Maus said the body ...

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Learn geocaching for free - Herald-Mail Media

Herald-Mail Media

Learn geocaching for free
Herald-Mail Media
Those who geocache use a GPS device or smartphone to locate hidden geocaches ? or caches, as in cases, for short ? by using coordinates. Inside the caches are tiny ?treasures,? which people can swap for other inexpensive items or put back for the ...