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geocaching.com is the main online web site where information about geocaches are. Over 1 million geogache details are currently available world wide. To view the coordinate details of each cache requires you to join the geocaching.com community.  Membership is free but there is also a Premium Membership option which provides more functionality, especially for the more experienced geocacher.
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[http://www.geocaching.com/ Geocaching.com] is the largest geocaching portal.
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GPS enthusiast and web developer [[Jeremy Irish]] started it in September 2000.
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As of July 2010, the site hosts more than 1 million active caches,
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and has more than 4 million registered users.
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The site also provides a tutorial for getting started,
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instructions on finding geocaches,
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and information about [[benchmark|benchmark hunting]], [[trackable]]s, [[event cache|events]], etc.
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Access to geocache coordinates is restricted to registered members.
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Basic membership is free, and requires only a name and a valid email address.
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Premium membership requires an annual or quarterly fee, and provides access to additional features like
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[[pocket queries]],
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bookmark lists,
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enhanced filtering with Google Maps,
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and instant notifications of newly published caches.

Revision as of 21:52, 13 July 2010

Geocaching.com is the largest geocaching portal. GPS enthusiast and web developer Jeremy Irish started it in September 2000. As of July 2010, the site hosts more than 1 million active caches, and has more than 4 million registered users. The site also provides a tutorial for getting started, instructions on finding geocaches, and information about benchmark hunting, trackables, events, etc.

Access to geocache coordinates is restricted to registered members. Basic membership is free, and requires only a name and a valid email address. Premium membership requires an annual or quarterly fee, and provides access to additional features like pocket queries, bookmark lists, enhanced filtering with Google Maps, and instant notifications of newly published caches.

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