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EarthCache Pin Arrived!

We received our Bronze EarthCache pin today! This is the result of our EarthCache finds on EarthCache Day a few weeks ago. The package we received from the Geological Society of America’s EarthCache Masters Program contained our Bronze pin, a 2″ sticker that has the EarthCache logo on it and says “I am a Bronze […]

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Happy EarthCache Day!

We had a great day logging four EarthCaches! We started the day early along our nearby coastline learning of striations, which are the gouges and grooves on the surface of sedimentary rock. These gouges were created by ice-borne debris collected at the base of a glacier about 25,000 to 14,000 years ago. Apparently the glacier […]

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What is an EarthCache?

An EarthCache is similar to a Virtual Cache in the way that there is no traditional cache container or a log book, but because of their purpose they differ greatly. The purpose of an EarthCache is to share information about a particular geological feature of our planet Earth, and the object is to learn something […]

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EarthCache Day

We recently became aware of the upcoming International EarthCache Day on October 14th, 2007. This is the second annual day of its kind and looks to be a great day for all those interested in Earth Sciences and Geocachers alike. International EarthCache Day kicks off the tenth annual Earth Science Week which runs October 14th […]