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A pastime in which one searches for hidden objects that are found by using exact GPS coordinates.

ge′o·cach′er n.


(Other Non-sporting Hobbies) a game in which the object is to identify and find items deposited by other players, using GPS navigation
[C20: from geo(graphy) + caching]
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We've got activities such as den building and geocaching for young adventurers, plus horse riding, cheerleading and even a family yoga session.
This wonderful, family-friendly event is a great opportunity for people to get out to enjoy our forest preserves with fun activities like ice fishing, snowshoeing, ice harvesting and geocaching," said Commissioner Jeff Redick, District 2.
Geocaching is a modern-day high-tech treasure hunt that involves finding secrets hidden by other geocachers or hiding some yourself, all with the help of a GPS (Global Positioning System) unit.
Geocaching There are millions of geocaches hidden across the world - and to find the caches you need to sign up to Geocaching.
The Reno-Sparks Indian Colony said activities like hiking, bicycling, horseback riding, day parking of vehicles in designated areas, geocaching and cross country running will not require a permit.
Previously restricted to military and defense purposes, GPS handhelds are now being used for a wide range of civilian applications like geocaching, hiking, rafting or navigating an urban jungle.
The differences between Orienteering and Geocaching are discussed, and the glossary, index and 'useful web links' sections are extensive and easy to follow.
Cascade Farmlands is using the popular pastime of geocaching to lure visitors to Chelan County with the introduction of its GeoRomp, a geocaching series that highlights the region's agriculture, food, drink, history, and recreation.
Geocaching is an outdoor recreational activity which sees participants use a Global Positioning System (GPS) receiver or mobile device and other navigational techniques to hide and seek containers, called "geocaches" or "caches", anywhere in the world.
Small Footprints consists of seven outdoor learning stations on campus that users access through geocaching.
3 TRY GEOCACHING GEOCACHING is a treasure hunt for the digital generation.