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ACES: Eratosthenes - OU0295

 The Arlington Caching Educational Series (ACES) is a series of geocaches in and around Bluemont park

Hidden by  TheLostDogs

N 38° 52.334' W 77° 07.881' (WGS84)

 Coordinates in Other Systems
 Location: United States > Virginia
 Cache Type: Traditional
 Size: Small
 Status: Ready for Search
 Date Hidden: 26 April 2011
 Date Created: 26 April 2011
 Last Modified: 01 May 2011
 Waypoint: OU0295


{{found}} 3 x Found
{{not_found}} 0 x Did Not Find
{{comment}} 2 Comments
0 Notes
0 Watchers
3676 Visitors
2 x Rated
Rated as: N/A
{{recomendation}} 1 Recommendation
GeoKrety History

Available Maps: Opencaching,Google Maps

Cache Attributes

Kid Friendly Ticks Snakes Thorns Poison Plants In the Woods Limited Hours Listed on OCNA Only Stealth Required 

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Description   EN   

Geocachers love geography.

From Wikipedia: “Geography (from Greek γεωγραφία - geographia, lit. "earth describe-write") is the science that deals with the study of the Earth and its lands, features, inhabitants, and phenomena. A literal translation would be "to describe or write about the Earth". The first person to use the word "geography" was Eratosthenes (276-194 BC). Four historical traditions in geographical research are the spatial analysis of natural and human phenomena (geography as a study of distribution), area studies (places and regions), study of man-land relationship, and research in earth sciences. Nonetheless, modern geography is an all-encompassing discipline that foremost seeks to understand the Earth and all of its human and natural complexities—not merely where objects are, but how they have changed and come to be. Geography has been called 'the world discipline'. As "the bridge between the human and physical sciences," geography is divided into two main branches—human geography and physical geography.

A Google Map shows the Full ACES Course.

You are looking for a small snap and lock Tupperware container.

Cache is hidden in an Arlington County Park consistent with known Arlington County Parks geocaching policy.  Please only search during park hours.

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Log Entries    {{found}} 3x {{not_found}} 0x {{comment}} 2x      New Log Entry

3 27 August 2012 DudleyGrunt Comment

Truly recommend the entire series, especially if you know someone you'd like to introduce to caching.  Either way, come out and enjoy a nice walk in the park.

3 01 May 2011 TheLostDogs Comment

I will be revisiting the ACES series and confirming the coords

1 01 May 2011 wetfit Found it

It's May Day and I thought I'd check out this new series.  It was a  lot of fun....THX4TC.

1 01 May 2011 sfcchaz Found it

TTF - This one took a couple of minutes to find as I overlooked it the first time. Nice hide. TNLN TFTC

1 30 April 2011 Recommendation DudleyGrunt Found it

2644.  This was my 4th ACES cache and 7th find in the park, today.  When I was first headed to this one, I wasn't sure about access from the main trail, so decided to do a nearby cache, first.  While walking away, I noticed a woman cut of the trail and head where I needed to go.  I still couldn't find the trailhead, but that gave me the confidence that was the way I needed to go, as well.

The only muggles I had to worry about, was one family that passed by when I standing near GZ.  There were a number of places to check, so I did look at the clue, after a bit, and that definitly help.

Thanks and Happy Trails!