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BEST AZ MK - Ohio
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member shorbird
N 40° 57.885 W 081° 01.907
17T E 497325 N 4534844
Quick Description: This is the azimuth mark for station BEST, in Smith Township, Mahoning County.
Location: Ohio, United States
Date Posted: 4/2/2009 4:24:04 AM
Waymark Code: WM64NT
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member GEO*Trailblazer 1
Views: 5

Long Description:
DESCRIBED BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1950 (PLB) THE STATION IS LOCATED ABOUT 1-1/2 MILES SOUTH OF NORTH BENTON, 5 MILES NORTHEAST OF ALLIANCE AND 4 MILES NORTH OF SEBRING AND ON THE TOP OF A KNOLL IN A PEACH ORCHARD. IT IS 28 FEET SOUTH OF THE CENTERLINE OF AN ORCHARD ROAD, 16 FEET NORTH OF A WITNESS POST AND THE FIRST ROW OF TREES SOUTH OF THE ROAD AND ON A TANGENT NORTH FROM THE EIGHTH ROW OF TREES FROM THE EAST. IT IS A SUB-SURFACE MARK 6 INCHES BELOW THE ORCHARD LEVEL AND IS STAMPED BEST 1950. REFERENCE MARK NO. 1 IS 17.5 FEET NORTH OF THE CENTERLINE OF THE ROAD AND 2 FEET SOUTH OF THE FIRST ROW OF TREES NORTH OF THE ROAD. THE MARK IS FLUSH AND IS STAMPED BEST NO 1 1950. REFERENCE MARK NO. 2 IS 13 FEET NORTH OF THE CENTERLINE OF THE ROAD AND 2 FEET SOUTH OF THE FIRST ROW OF TREES NORTH OF THE ROAD. IT IS FLUSH AND IS STAMPED BEST NO 2 1950. THE AZIMUTH MARK IS A STANDARD DISK SET IN A SQUARE CONCRETE POST PROJECTING 2 INCHES ABOVE THE SURFACE, 22 FEET WEST OF THE CENTERLINE OF JOHNSON ROAD, 13 FEET SOUTH OF A POWER POLE, 28.5 FEET EAST OF THE MOST EASTERLY ROW OF TREES IN AN APPLE ORCHARD AND ON THE EAST EDGE OF A CULTIVATED FIELD. IT IS STAMPED BEST 1950. TO REACH THE STATION FROM THE INTERSECTION OF STATE ROUTE NO 173 AND JOHNSON ROAD IN SEBRING, GO NORTH ON JOHNSON ROAD FOR 3 MILES TO A DRIVEWAY LEFT, THE AZIMUTH MARK IS 200 FEET NORTH OF THE DRIVEWAY ENTRANCE AND ON THE LEFT SIDE OF JOHNSON ROAD, TURN LEFT INTO DRIVEWAY AND FOLLOW DRIVEWAY AROUND THE NORTH SIDE OF A BARN THENCE WEST BETWEEN TWO PEACH ORCHARDS TO THE EIGHTH ROW OF TREES FROM THE EAST EDGE OF THE SOUTH ORCHARD AND THE STATION SITE.
Azimuth Condition: Marked/Scarred

Your Directions:
TO REACH THE AZIMUTH MARK FROM THE INTERSECTION OF STATE ROUTE NO 173 AND JOHNSON ROAD IN SEBRING, GO NORTH ON JOHNSON ROAD FOR 3 MILES TO A DRIVEWAY LEFT WITH A SIGN FOR STAHL'S FARM MARKET. THE AZIMUTH MARK IS 200 FEET NORTH OF THE DRIVEWAY ENTRANCE AND ON THE LEFT SIDE OF JOHNSON ROAD, 13 FEET SOUTH OF POWER POLE 72AG-2.


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