Corrected Co-ordinates are used when you wish to identify in a search or a map a difference between the original cache location as published or a new set of co-ordinates. New co-ordinates are generally used when a solution to a mystery or unknown geocache is found or a new waypoint for a multi-cache is identified. You are not restricted to just those reasons, you can add a corrected co-ordinate to any Geocaching Australia geocache.
- Proximity searches will use the corrected co-ordinates
- Distance searches will use the corrected co-ordinates
- BBOX (Bounding Box) searches will use EITHER set of co-ordinates
- MAPS will use EITHER set of co-ordinates AND will show two icons on the map (if the view box allows it)
- A corrected icon on the map will be identified by a smaller yellow icon to the top left
- Where a corrected co-ordinate exists the cache icon will display a small yellow map marker to the top left
- The cache page will show the co-ordinates and corrected co-ordinates
- The cache page will show two static map images so you can focus on one or the other
- Only Geocaching Australia geocaches can be corrected
- The co-ordinates exported to your GPX file will the corrected co-ordinates (as there is only available room for one set of co-ordinates)
You can find the link to correct co-ordinates for a geocache on the right hand navigation area of a geocache page in the "Actions" section. The link is named Corrected Co-ordinates and will take you to a new page where you can enter the corrected co-ordinates.