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AG1349 - TAMPA BAY HOTEL NORTH TOWER
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ChapterhouseInc
N 27° 56.814 W 082° 27.847
17R E 355964 N 3092182
Quick Description: One of two benchmark towers on the hotel.
Location: Florida, United States
Date Posted: 1/19/2009 7:27:41 AM
Waymark Code: WM5KNV
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Volcanoguy
Views: 10

Long Description:
1/1/1908 by CGS (FIRST OBSERVED)

1/1/1941 by CGS (GOOD)
DESCRIBED BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1941 (KGC) THE STATION IS THE NORTHERNMOST OF THE TWO LARGEST AND TALLEST SPIRES ON THE E SIDE OF THE BUILDING NOW USED BY THE UNIVERSITY OF TAMPA. THIS BUILDING WAS FORMERLY THE TAMPA BAY HOTEL. THE TOWER, SIMILAR IN BOTH SIZE AND SHAPE, LOCATED ABOUT 63 METERS S OF THIS STATION HAS BEEN LOCATED BY TRIANGULATION AND CALLED SOUTHERLY SPIRE, TAMPA BAY HOTEL.
1/1/1957 by CGS (GOOD)
RECOVERY NOTE BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1957 (JEW) STATION RECOVERED IN GOOD CONDITION. THE 1941 RECOVERY NOTE IS ADEQUATE. STATION IS NOW KNOWN AS UNIVERSITY OF TAMPA, NORTH TOWER.
1/1/1959 by CGS (GOOD)
RECOVERY NOTE BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1959 (ALW) THIS STATION WAS RECOVERED IN MARCH 1959. IT IS LOCATED AT TAMPA, ABOUT 100 YD. N OF THE JUNCTION OF LAFAYETTE STREET AND HYDE PARK AVENUE, ON THE E SIDE OF THE MAIN BUILDING OF THE UNIVERSITY OF TAMPA, THE MOST N ONE OF THE TWO LARGEST SPIRES OF THE E SIDE OF THE BUILDING. IT IS A SILVER-COLORED SPIRE.
1/1/1984 by USPSQD (GOOD)
RECOVERY NOTE BY US POWER SQUADRON 1984 (BR) STATION RECOVERED GOOD. TAMPA BAY HOTEL NORTH TOWER ESTAB. 1908. LAT 27 56 47 N LO 8227 51 BOOK 2 PAGE 179 (LANDMARK). STATION LOCATION--QUAD N 27082144 QSN 0003. THIS STATION IS LOCATED ABOUT 100 YDS N OF THE JUNCTION OF LAFAYETTE STREET AND HYDE PARK AVE, ON THE E SIDE OF THE MAIN BUILDING OF THE UNIVERSITY OF TAMPA. THE MOST N ONE OF THE TWO LARGEST SPIRES OF THE E SIDE OF THE BUILDING. IT IS A SILVER COLORED SPIRE.
1/1/1989 by USPSQD (GOOD)
RECOVERY NOTE BY US POWER SQUADRON 1989 (MPS) RECOVERED IN GOOD CONDITION.

First located by skyboy01 on 5/5/2003
Condition: Mark found in good condition

Designation: -blank-

Benchmark Agency: U.S. Coast & Geodetic Survey

Monumentation type: Spire

County: Hillsborough

Find type: Coordinates and/or to-reach information from the NGS database (or Geocaching's copy of it) were used

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NGS PID: AG1349

Benchmark Agency (if other): Not listed

Monumentation type (if other): Not listed

USGS 7.5' Topographic Quadrangle Name: Not listed

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