Bonus Miles

Travel and Genetics don't mix

Identification of the five locations is the first step for this file. Using markers that could be identified in the images, the 5 locations could be indentified to the places below: Goethite - Mount Goldsworthy Mine, East Pilbara Shire, Western Australia, Australia https://www.mindat.org/photo-659435.html

E Main St, Walnut Ridge, Arkansas https://www.google.com/maps/@36.0682441,-90.9558003,3a,75y,352.5h,78.73t/data=!3m6!1e1!3m4!1soWXzAxAMA3KdBAXuUJcIZA!2e0!7i16384!8i8192

Жібек Жолы көшесі - Almaty, Kazakhstan https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jibek_Joly_Street

Valença, Bahia, Brazil https://www.google.com/maps/place/Valen%C3%A7a,+State+of+Bahia,+45400-000,+Brazil/@-13.4110815,-39.078807,10.67z/data=!4m6!3m5!1s0x73e44087b926d31:0xcda129b9a91d191a!8m2!3d-13.370017!4d-39.0720559!16s%2Fg%2F11bxfxyfzn

Tyler, Texas https://www.digitalcommonwealth.org/search/commonwealth:zk51w492t

As hinted by the text "long flights", the local airport must be identified for each of these locations by their IATA code.

CountryStateCityIATA

Australia

Western Australia

Goldsworthy

GLY

United States

Arkansas

Walnut Ridge

ARG

Kazakhstan

Almaty

ALA

Brazil

Bahia

Valenca

VAL

United States

Texas

Tyler

TYR

Additionally, as hinted by "find evidence of mutagenic proteins", each of these airport codes map to a 3-letter Protein Code which also has a corresponding single letter Protein Code. (https://www.genscript.com/Amino_Acid_Code.html)

IATA/3 letter proteinProteinSingle Letter Protein Code

GLY

Glycine

G

ARG

Arginine

R

ALA

Alanine

A

VAL

Valine

V

TYR

Tyrosine

Y

These single letter Protein Codes reveal the final answer of GRAVY

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