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Geocaching presentation

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Geocaching presentation

  1. 1. GPS was invented by the DoD
  2. 2. “ The decision to discontinue Selective Availability is the latest measure in an ongoing effort to make GPS more responsive to civil and commercial users worldwide. --This increase in accuracy will allow new GPS applications to emerge and continue to enhance the lives of people around the world.” President Bill Clinton May 1, 2000
  3. 3. Dave Ulmer, the very 1st Geocacher! Here’s a great example of a typical Geocache.
  4. 4. Take something, leave something. Write it in the logbook
  5. 5. Mike Teague’s original website
  6. 6. On your phone!
  7. 7. Additional Hints: Decryption Key A| B|C|D|E|F|G|H| I | J |K|L|M Ybbx arne gur srapr Look near the fence.. ------------------------N|O|P|Q|R|S|T|U|V|W|X|Y|Z (letter above equals below, and vice versa)
  8. 8. Total recorded Geocaches 100000 90000 80000 70000 60000 50000 40000 30000 20000 10000 0 86,236 21,744 3,980 7,301 5,923 5,387 Total recorded Geocaches
  9. 9. With 3,980 Geocaches in Swansea. The city centre is as good a place as any to start.
  10. 10.  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Global_Positioning_System#Military  http://www.geocaching.com/about/history.aspx  http://www.swansea.gov.uk/geocaching  http://www.geocachingwales.com/  http://www.explore-gower.co.uk/explore/swansea/parks-and-gardens/clyne- gardens-and-valley  http://creativecommons.org/  http://clinton4.nara.gov/WH/New/html/20000501_2.html  http://ngs.woc.noaa.gov/FGCS/info/sans_SA/docs/statement.html  www.sci.geo.satellite-nav  http://www.gettyimages.co.uk/creativeimages/royaltyfree  http://www.fotosearch.com/photos-images  http://www.dreamstime.com/photos-images  http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-leeds-14039229
  11. 11. Any questions?

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