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ALEXANDRIA AZ MK - Ohio
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member shorbird
N 40° 47.288 W 080° 59.068
17T E 501310 N 4515238
Quick Description: This is the azimuth mark for station ALEXANDRIA, in West Township, Columbiana County.
Location: Ohio, United States
Date Posted: 4/10/2008 6:07:22 PM
Waymark Code: WM3J5G
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member GEO*Trailblazer 1
Views: 14

Long Description:
1/1/1950 by CGS (MONUMENTED)
DESCRIBED BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1950 (PLB) THE STATION IS LOCATED ABOUT 0.15 MILE SOUTH OF THE SMALL SETTLEMENT OF NEW ALEXANDRIA ON THE WEST SIDE OF A NORTH-SOUTH SURFACED ROAD AND IN THE SOUTHEAST CORNER OF THE CEMETERY. IT IS 44 FEET WEST OF THE CENTER OF NORTH-SOUTH ROAD AND 2-1/2 FEET SOUTHWEST OF WITNESS POST. IT IS STAMPED ALEXANDRIA 1950 AND PROJECTS 4 INCHES. REFERENCE MARK NO 1 IS NORTHEAST OF THE STATION, SET IN THE WEST EDGE OF WHEAT FIELD AND 25 FEET EAST OF THE CENTER OF NORTH-SOUTH ROAD. IT IS STAMPED ALEXANDRIA NO 2 1950 AND PROJECTS 2 INCHES. THE AZIMUTH MARK IS ABOUT 0.5 MILE EAST-NORTHEAST OF THE STATION, 30 FEET NORTH OF THE CENTER OF STATE ROUTE 172 AND 2 FEET SOUTHWEST OF WITNESS POST, SET IN THE SOUTHEAST CORNER OF CULTIVATED FIELD. IT IS STAMPED ALEXANDRIA 1950 AND PROJECTS 3 INCHES. TO REACH THE STATION FROM THE JUNCTION OF STATE ROUTES 80 AND 172 IN NEW FRANKLIN (ABOUT 8 1/2 MILES SOUTH OF ALLIANCE), GO EAST ON STATE ROUTE 172 FOR 5.1 MILES TO CROSSROAD IN NEW ALEXANDRIA, (CONTINUE EAST ON STATE ROUTE 172 FOR 0.4 MILE TO THE AZIMUTH MARK ON THE NORTH SIDE AS DESCRIBED), TURN RIGHT AND GO SOUTH ON SURFACED ROAD FOR 0.15 MILE TO THE SOUTHEAST CORNER OF CEMETERY ON THE WEST SIDE AND STATION AS DESCRIBED.
Azimuth Condition: Good

Your Directions:
To reach the azimuth from the junction of State Routes 183 and 172 in New Franklin, go east on State Route 172 for 5.1 miles to Rochester Road in New Alexander, then continue east on State Route 172 for 0.4 mile to the azimuth mark in the southeast corner of the yard of house number 27464, on the north side of State Route 172, 30 feet north of the centerline of the highway.


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