The Abingdon Blog

The Abingdon Blog is a photo record of events and places in Abingdon, Oxfordshire, started on January 1st 2006.

Tuesday, 22 September 2009

Barton Court Geo-Cache

I got this e-mail today from Keir: 'My Barton Court cache has been published :' (geocache ID: GC1XD1F)

There are various other geo caches in the central Abingdon area as seen on the map.

'Geocaching (pronounced geo-cashing) is a worldwide game of hiding and seeking treasure. A geocacher can place a geocache in the world, pinpoint its location using GPS technology and then share the geocache's existence and location online. Anyone with a GPS device can then try to locate the geocache... '


Blogger Steven said...

Another similar thing is GPS Mission. See

You can create missions, which are a series of locations with questions and clues. There is also virtual gold to collect on the way. I was thinking that the Heritage day quiz could be converted into a GPS Mission.

This runs on many mobile phones and PDAs which have integrated GPS or with an attached bluetooth GPS device, including iPhone, Nokia series 60's.

22 September 2009 08:46  
Blogger David said...

You can now get a geocaching application for the iphone, which (if you have an iphone) is tons cheaper than buying a GPS unit, and makes geocaching very simple.

I recommend in Abingdon "Mr Kent's Cache"

22 September 2009 18:30  
Anonymous This Charming Man said...

Will these things plug into my Commodore 64?

22 September 2009 22:01  
Blogger Backstreeter said...

hahaha. I do hope so

23 September 2009 01:09  
Blogger Pat said...

Why am I not surprised that the Charming Man still his Commodore 64? I confess to still having an Oric Atmos and an Acorn Electron gathering dust in a drawer!

23 September 2009 12:40  

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