This study focuses on EarthCache and Virtual Cache. EarthCache is education based involving some sort of geoscience feature of the earth that people visit to learn about.
Virtual Caches. Retrieved from https://www.geocaching.com/help/index.php?pg=kb.chapter&id=127&pgid=401.
"Prototyping and Evaluation of Virtual Cache
Server Management Function for Distributed Web System," The 2015 International Conference on Computational Science and Computational Intelligence (CSCI'15), pp.
marketing AutoCache software, a virtual cache
storage solution that
'Geocaching' uses a GPS receiver and map, compass and computer access to locate a 'virtual cache
: A geocache for which the coordinates describe a noteworthy location rather than a hidden container.
When asked if it would like to be the first virtual cache on the Big Tree list, the refuge said no thanks.
There are also "virtual caches" in which the destination is the sole reward.
Similarly, Wild River State Park's (Way)points of Interest is a series of virtual caches
that allow geocachers to discover the sites of an old stagecoach line, the remains of a fizzled electric railway line, areas where beetles and beavers are seen, and trillium bloom.
This weekend, small teams of meeting planners attending their trade association's annual educational conference will travel around Eugene, locating actual and virtual caches
, racking up points to win prizes.
Among them are: multi-stage caches (where the contents of one cache contains clues leading to others), "virtual caches
," (where nothing is hidden- the coordinates simply lead to a monument or interesting site), puzzle caches, theme caches, scavenger hunts (where people search for a specified item, then post its coordinates) and "traveling bugs."