Content tagged "geocaching"

What is geocaching?

Science for Youth Updated: July 08, 2015

Geocaching is a worldwide treasure-hunting game. In geocaching, people hide a cache (pronounced like “cash”) for others to find. Remember that “geo” means...

Map@Syst Geocoin Adventure

Geospatial Technology Updated: June 16, 2014

The Map@Syst Geocoin Adventure The Map@Syst Community of Practice would like to invite you to join in our geocaching challenge! We've created a series of...

Geocaching: Retrieving / Grabbing a Trackable Item (Geocoin or Travelbug)

Geospatial Technology Updated: October 16, 2013

If someone has mailed/given you a trackable item, or if you have found a trackable item, you will need to virtually “grab it” from its current holder (owner)...

How to Geocache

Geospatial Technology Updated: September 27, 2011

You've decided to take the plunge and begin geocaching. Congratulations, you are ready for a fun adventure. This guide is designed to be used with...

The Virginia 4-H Geocoin Adventure

Geospatial Technology Updated: September 27, 2011

The Virginia 4-H Geocoin AdventureThe Virginia 4-H Geocoin Adventure is the result of a collaborative effort between Virginia 4-H, the Virginia Geospatial...

Geocaching: How to Drop Off a Trackable Item (Geocoin or Travelbug)

Geospatial Technology Updated: September 27, 2011

Geocaching often involves items in a cache that are considered trackable. These items have alpha-numeric codes that are located on the item. Most trackable...

Adventures of the Map@Syst Geocoin

Geospatial Technology Updated: September 27, 2011

Response to the Map@Syst geocoin was overwhelmingly positive! The geocaching community stepped forward and responded to the call to collectively participate...

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