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DENNISON AZ MK - Ohio
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member shorbird
N 40° 24.726 W 081° 19.363
17T E 472619 N 4473547
Quick Description: This is the azimuth mark for triangulation station DENNISON, in Union Township, Tuscarawas County.
Location: Ohio, United States
Date Posted: 4/29/2012 5:48:53 AM
Waymark Code: WMEATJ
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member GEO*Trailblazer 1
Views: 1

Long Description:
DESCRIBED BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1944 (FN) STATION IS LOCATED APPROXIMATELY 5 MILES, AIRLINE, SE OF NEW PHILADELPHIA AND 1 MILE N OF DENNISON, ON LAND OWNED BY THE DENNISON SEWER PIPE COMPANY. THE STATION MARK IS LOCATED ON THE SE SLOPE OF THE HILL, APPROXIMATELY 300 FEET SE OF THE HIGHEST PART OF THE HILL. THE MARK IS 16 FEET N OF A 2-FOOT BLAZED TREE AND 6 FEET W OF A WOODEN WITNESS POST. THE DISK IS STAMPED DENNISON 1944 AND IS FLUSH WITH THE GROUND. SURFACE AND REFERENCE MARKS ARE BRONZE DISKS SET IN CONCRETE AT THE CENTERS OF THE TOPS OF TILES. UNDERGROUND AND AZIMUTH MARKS ARE BRONZE DISKS SET IN THE TOPS OF CONCRETE POSTS. REFERENCE MARK 1 IS 67.78 FEET ESE OF THE STATION AND 48 FEET SSW OF A LONE 8-INCH ASH TREE. IT IS STAMPED DENNISON NO 1 1944. REFERENCE MARK 2 IS 66.47 FEET NNW OF THE STATION AND 20 FEET S OF A 3-FOOT TREE. IT IS STAMPED DENNISON NO 2 1944. AZIMUTH MARK IS 29 FEET E OF THE CENTER LINE OF A GRAVEL ROAD, 24 FEET N OF HIGH-TENSION POWER-TRANSMISSION-LINE POLE 101-139, AND 2 FEET N OF A WOODEN WITNESS POST. IT IS STAMPED DENNISON 1944. TO REACH THE STATION FROM THE DENNISON POLICE STATION, GO NE ON U.S. HIGHWAYS 36 AND 250 FOR 1.3 MILES TO A REVERSE Y CONTINUE STRAIGHT AHEAD ON U.S. HIGHWAY 36 AND U.S. HIGHWAY 250 FOR 0.1 MILE TO A LEFT FORK, TAKE LEFT FORK FOR 0.3 MILE TO A REVERSE Y, CONTINUE STRAIGHT AHEAD FOR 0.4 MILE TO THE AZIMUTH MARK ON THE RIGHT. FROM HERE TURN LEFT INTO FARM DRIVEWAY AND GO FOR 0.05 MILE TO THE END OF TRUCK TRAVEL. PACK W UP STEEP HILL APPROXIMATELY 0.25 MILE TO THE STATION.
Azimuth Condition: Bad

Your Directions:
To reach the azimuth mark from the junction of U.S. Highway 250 and State Highway 800 and North Second Street Extension, go east on Highways 250 and 800 for 0.5 mile to a T-intersection. Turn left and go northeast on Highway 250 for about 0.25 mile to a side road left. Turn left and go north on Fette Road for 0.3 mile to a T-intersection. Turn left and go northwest on Wolf Run Road for 0.4 mile to the azimuth mark on the right. The mark is 0.5 foot below the surface of the ground.


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Parking Coords: Not Listed

Visit Instructions:
There will be no specific requirements for posting a log other than you must have visited and viewed the azimuth mark. Photos will be optional but preferrable as evidence.
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