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AG0299 - Aural B
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ChapterhouseInc
N 27° 59.846 W 082° 47.666
17R E 323546 N 3098215
Quick Description: Benchmark on Edgewater Dr at the Clearwater/Dunedin city limits.
Location: Florida, United States
Date Posted: 1/26/2009 11:52:44 AM
Waymark Code: WM5NMN
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member seventhings
Views: 15

Long Description:
1/1/1973 by NGS (MONUMENTED)
DESCRIBED BY NATIONAL GEODETIC SURVEY 1973 (DFF) LOCATED AT THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF DUNEDIN AND THE NORTHWEST CORNER OF CLEARWATER AT THE EASTERN SHORE OF CLEARWATER HARBOR. TO REACH FROM THE JUNCTION OF STATE ROUTE S-588 (SUNSET POINT ROAD) AND U.S. HIGHWAY 19, ABOUT 2 MILES WEST OF THE CITY OF SAFETY HARBOR, GO WEST ON SUNSET POINT ROAD FOR 2.7 MILES TO THE JUNCTION OF HIGHLAND AVENUE. TURN RIGHT AND GO NORTH ON HIGHLAND AVENUE FOR 0.5 MILE TO THE JUNCTION OF UNION STREET AND TRIANGULATION STATION HIGHLAND-1973 AT THE NORTHWEST CORNER OF THE INTERSECTION. TURN LEFT AND GO WEST ON UNION STREET FOR 1.15 MILES TO EDGEWATER DRIVE (U.S. ALTERNATE HIGHWAY 19). STATION IS ON THE WEST SIDE OF EDGEWATER DRIVE AT THE END OF UNION STREET AS DESCRIBED. BRONZE DISK STAMPED AURAL-B SET IN THE TOP OF A 12 INCH DIAMETER ROUND CONCRETE MONUMENT THAT IS FLUSH WITH THE GROUND. THE UNDERGROUND DISK IS SET IN AN IRREGULAR MASS OF CONCRETE 48 INCHES BELOW THE GROUND SURFACE. IT IS 43 FEET NORTHWEST OF A POWER POLE, 21 FEET WEST OF THE INTERSECTION OF UNION STREET AND EDGEWATER DRIVE, 9 FEET SOUTHEAST OF POWER POLE STRONGBACK NUMBER 8A-1596, AND 5 FEET WEST OF CURB. HEIGHT OF LIGHT ABOVE STATION MARK 1 METER.
1/1/1975 by FLDT (GOOD)
RECOVERY NOTE BY FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION 1975 NEAR CLEARWATER. TO REACH STATION FROM THE INTERSECTION OF MAIN STREET (S.R. 580) AND EDGEWATER DRIVE (U.S. ALT. 19), RUN SOUTHERLY ALONG U.S. ALT. 19 FOR 1.1 MILE TO THE INTERSECTION OF UNION STREET AND EDGEWATER DRIVE. STATION IS ON NW CORNER OF INTERSECTION, 43 FT. NW OF POWER POLE (NO NUMBER), 21 FT. W. OF EDGEWATER DR., 9 FT. SE OF POWER POLE STRONGBACK NUMBER 8A-1596 AND 5 FT. W. OF CURB. SET IN TOP OF CONCRETE POST THAT IS FLUSH WITH THE GROUND. SECTION 3, T 29S, R 15E
1/1/1983 by USPSQD (GOOD)
RECOVERY NOTE BY US POWER SQUADRON 1983 RECOVERED IN GOOD CONDITION.

First located by Clearwater Rob on 12/8/2004
Condition: Mark found in good condition

Designation: Aural B

Benchmark Agency: National Geodetic Survey

Monumentation type: Survey Mark

County: Pinellas

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

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

NGS PID: AG2099

Benchmark Agency (if other): Not listed

Monumentation type (if other): Not listed

USGS 7.5' Topographic Quadrangle Name: Not listed

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