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The '''Wherigo cache''' is a type of [[Geocaching|geocache]].
 
The '''Wherigo cache''' is a type of [[Geocaching|geocache]].
 
==Description==
 
==Description==
According to <span class="plainlinks">[http://www.geocaching.com Geocaching.com]</span>, "Wherigo is a toolset for creating and playing [[wikipedia:GPS|GPS]]-enabled adventures in the real world. By integrating a Wherigo experience, called a cartridge, with finding a cache, the geocaching hunt can be an even richer experience. Among other uses, Wherigo allows geocachers to interact with physical and virtual elements such as objects or characters while still finding a physical geocache container. A Wherigo-enabled GPS device is required to play a cartridge. Learn more at <span class="plainlinks">[http://www.wherigo.com Wherigo.com]</span>."<ref>[http://www.geocaching.com/about/cache_types.aspx Geocache Types]</ref>[[File:Wherigo_rocket.png|frame|The user is getting close to the rocketship.]]
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According to <span class="plainlinks">[http://www.geocaching.com Geocaching.com]</span>, "Wherigo is a toolset for creating and playing [[wikipedia:GPS|GPS]]-enabled adventures in the real world. By integrating a Wherigo experience, called a cartridge, with finding a cache, the geocaching hunt can be an even richer experience. Among other uses, Wherigo allows geocachers to interact with physical and virtual elements such as objects or characters while still finding a physical geocache container. A Wherigo-enabled GPS device is required to play a cartridge. Learn more at <span class="plainlinks">[http://www.wherigo.com Wherigo.com]</span>."<ref>[http://www.geocaching.com/about/cache_types.aspx Geocache Types]</ref>
   
A Wherigo cache incorporates the elements of a [[Wherigo]] cartridge with the action of finding a physical geocache container. The success of Wherigo cartridges has varied from location to location depending on both the number of geocacher's with Wherigo-enabled GPS devices and the willingness of geocacher's to spend time designing and building the required cartridge.
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A Wherigo cache incorporates the elements of a [[Wherigo]] cartridge with the action of finding a physical geocache container. The success of Wherigo cartridges has varied from location to location depending on both the number of geocacher's with Wherigo-enabled GPS devices and the willingness of geocacher's to spend time designing and building the required cartridge.
 
==References==
 
==References==
 
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The Wherigo cache is a type of geocache.

Description

According to Geocaching.com, "Wherigo is a toolset for creating and playing GPS-enabled adventures in the real world. By integrating a Wherigo experience, called a cartridge, with finding a cache, the geocaching hunt can be an even richer experience. Among other uses, Wherigo allows geocachers to interact with physical and virtual elements such as objects or characters while still finding a physical geocache container. A Wherigo-enabled GPS device is required to play a cartridge. Learn more at Wherigo.com."[1]

A Wherigo cache incorporates the elements of a Wherigo cartridge with the action of finding a physical geocache container. The success of Wherigo cartridges has varied from location to location depending on both the number of geocacher's with Wherigo-enabled GPS devices and the willingness of geocacher's to spend time designing and building the required cartridge.

References

  1. ^ Geocache Types
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