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Port Royal Reset GP0595
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member GeoKs
N 36° 07.035 W 111° 56.931
12S E 414607 N 3997370
Quick Description: We found this triangulation station disk at the Port Royal lookout at the end of the scenic drive at the North Rim of the Grand Canyon.
Location: Arizona, United States
Date Posted: 10/17/2007 7:34:20 PM
Waymark Code: WM2DX8
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Black Dog Trackers
Views: 27

Long Description:
This triangulation disk supposedly has 3 companion reference marks. We only noticed one while visiting the beautiful Port Royal viewpoint.

FROM THE ENTRANCE TO THE NORTH RIM OF GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, CONTINUE SOUTH FOR 9.5 MILES TO A FORK. TURN LEFT ON PAVED ROAD FOR 5.4 MILES TO A FORK. TAKE THE RIGHT FORK FOR 11.8 MILES TO A TRACK ROAD LEFT LEADING TO FINAL USGS 1934, CONTINUE AHEAD FOR 3.5 MILES TO END OF ROAD AND A PARKING LOT. PACK ALONG TRAIL PER SIGN CAPE ROYAL AND WINDOW ROCK FOR ABOUT 10 MINUTES TO THE STATION.
Condition: Mark found in good condition

Designation: ROYAL 1934 1971

Benchmark Agency: U.S. Coast & Geodetic Survey

Monumentation type: TRIANGULATION STATION disk

Find type: Found by luck/skill/knowledge

Web address of this benchmark's datasheet (optional): [Web Link]

NGS PID: GP0595

Benchmark Agency (if other): Not listed

Monumentation type (if other): Not listed

County: Not listed

USGS 7.5' Topographic Quadrangle Name: Not listed

Special category (optional): Not listed

Special Category (if other): Not listed

Local database's URL (optional): Not listed

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  2. A 'distant' photo including the mark in the view is highly recommended. Include the compass direction you faced when you took the picture.
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