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Intro to Geocaching

Intro to Geocaching

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Intro to
Intro to
Geocachin
Geocaching
Tony Giannone
Tony Giannone
with thanks to:
with thanks to:
Wisconsin Geocaching Assn.
Wisconsin Geocaching Assn.
&
Cath
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ewell
(
Chel
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& Cath
y
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(
Chelmsford
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What is Geocachin
\u2022Geocaching is a high tech world-wide outdoor
treasure hunting game enjoyed by people of
all ages. It\u2019s a great family activity.
\u2022A Global Positioning System (GPS) Receiver is
used to hunt & seek containers called
geocaches (also known as \u201ccaches\u201d).
\u2022A cache is a hidden container that includes
(at a minimum) a log book. Some of the
medium-larger caches include trinkets known
a s
\u201c
tra d in g ite m s
\u201d
.
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Global Positioning System
(G P S )
\u00a7GPS is a system of satellites used to
GPS is a system of satellites used to
calculate a position on earth.
calculate a position on earth.
\u00a7Satellites transmit their current
Satellites transmit their current
position down to Earth via radio
position down to Earth via radio
w aves.
w aves.

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