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Union Pacific Railroad Depot Benchmark - Salt Lake City, UT, USA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Chasing Blue Sky
N 40° 46.160 W 111° 54.164
12T E 423814 N 4513543
Quick Description: One of the wordiest benchmarks I've seen, located in front of the Union Pacific Railroad Depot in downtown Salt Lake City, Utah.
Location: Utah, United States
Date Posted: 1/15/2013 1:55:31 PM
Waymark Code: WMG5H5
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1
Views: 5

Long Description:
Directly in front of the Union Pacific Railroad Depot is this benchmark, situated in a flower bed and beside an historical marker. The square benchmark, imbedded in a concrete block, reads:

UNITED STATES
BENCHMARK
ELEVATION
4260.840 FEET
ABOVE MEAN SEA LEVEL
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GREAT SALT LAKE IS ABOUT 55
FEET LOWER THAN THIS MARK
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GEOLOGICAL SURVEY
AND
COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY
Location: Salt Lake Union Pacific Railroad Station

Posted Elevation: 4260.840 feet

GPSR Elevation: 4268 feet

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