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I need all coordinates of geocache in the Maltese island

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I've come asking for help as I have decided to do a thesis on geocaching, specifically where people on my island like to geocache as for environmental research.

I was hoping to ask that you can send me all known coordinates of the geocaches found in Malta (island) as I have attempted this since October and still not able to get the appropriate data even when looking at the map directly. I ask as Im attempting to put it on GIS format to be more accurate in my research.

asked Dec 21, 2016 in Support and help by Ionizer12 (130 points)

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There are currently 321 geocaches on Malta, 8 being events.  Do you know how to use GSAK?  You can run a pocket query for those caches and upload the file to GSAK.
answered Dec 21, 2016 by TerraViators (6,460 points)
I cant use GSAK for some reason non of my hardware lets me is their another way to get exact coordinates to make a GIS
Thx for your help Terra
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You can use the Map Compare tool to get a list of all caches in a country or region. In your case, this link will give you a list of all the caches. Click on the "Ionizer12" tab to see the caches you've found.

answered Dec 22, 2016 by Optimist on the run (Expert) (16,350 points)
Thx but one more question is it possible to make a GIS out of this
Well, I think that depends on the tool you want to use to make a GIS. If it can read gpx-files, then you can import the gpx-files from here and use it.
I don't know, how to make a GIS or what tools to use for it.
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Why you not make a "Pocket-Querie" with the basic functions?
https://www.geocaching.com/pocket/
So you have all geocaches in one file for your GPS
answered Dec 22, 2016 by Sportsofa (2,290 points)
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A pocket query or adding the caches to the ProjectGC virtual GPS exporting both will give you the data in a GPX format. This can be parsed to import the data into a GIS. As others have said there are only 321 data points to deal with so its hardly going to be awkward.
answered Jan 1, 2017 by ShammyLevva (Expert) (8,230 points)
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