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Majestic Giant out in the Open - OU02A6
A lonely statue
Owner: zstatman
N 28° 48.946' W 81° 25.582' N 28° 48' 56.76'' W 81° 25' 34.92'' N 28.81577°  W 81.42637° 
Altitude: m. ASL.
 Region: United States > Florida
Cache type: Virtual
Size: No container
Status: Ready for Search
Time required: 1:30 h    Distance to travel: 2.00 km
Date hidden: 2011-05-16
Date created: 2011-05-16
Date published: 2011-05-16
Last modification: 2016-03-13
0x Found
0x Not found
0 notes
watchers 1 watchers
103 visitors
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Rated as: n/a
Cache attributes

Kid Friendly  Ticks  Snakes  Thorns  Available in Winter  Offset Cache  Poison Plants  In the Woods  Listed on OCNA Only  Password needed to post log entry! 

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Description EN

This is a 3-step progression that is a play with numbers so be patient and follow the plan closely.

 

UPDATE 03-12-2016: WAS IN THE AREA DOING MAINTENANCE; THE SIGN HAS CHANGED AND THE GRAND TREE IS DOWN SO TO BE ARCHIVED!


The posted coordinates will take you to one of Seminole Counties nicer preservation areas. Once there, look around for the Division of Forrestry sign and take notice of the persons name.

Step 1: Count the number of letters in the name. Do not count spaces or puncuation. For example, the name Sam D. Smith contains 9 letters but lets use 09 and set X = 0 and Y = 9. If there were 12 letters then X = 1 and Y = 2 so you notice that always consider the number is 2-digits.

Step 2: Your goal is to derive the next stage using the posted corrdinates and the number of letters in the name

Let the posted be

48.496 as 48.MNP
25.582 as 25.QRS

Develop your next location as

N 28 48.ABC
W 81 2D.EFG

using:

A = M + Y
B = Q - Y
C = (N - X) - 4
D = M
E = Y - S
F = R - M
G = (S - X) + 1

Step 3: A projection. From your position found in S2 project

0.273 miles or 1442.179 feet and a heading of 2.36 degrees
(Oregon 550 & GSAK; GZ is clearly recognizable)


Final: You will find the Majectic Tree out in the Open and the laminated white tag containing your log code.

While in the area, also visit the numerous other cache placements.

Time of year can greatly affect the difficulty rating, distance is from S1 to the Final and back to S2 and while kid friendly, do keep an eye on them.


Enjoy, and be safe.

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