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Geography Program

Humphreys Building, Room 223
Warrensburg, MO 64093
Phone: 660.543.8085


Geocaching at UCM

Geocaching is a world wide GPS based treasure hunting game that combines hiking with satellite technology. The game was invented in Seattle Washington in 2000, with a single hidden box. In the past ten years game has added over 1 Million Geocaches on all seven continents. Yes, you read correctly, there is a geocache located in Antarctica. The Geography club held 3 Geocaching events in the spring 2010 semester. The events introduced 18 UCM students to game of Geocaching. Geography club hosted the events with support from the Geography Program who loaned G.P.S. units to club. The club is preparing a proposal to introduce 10 Geocaches to the UCM campus. For further information, please visit

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John & Cave GPS Jacob Group


- Article and photos contributed by John Platt, a Geography major 2010