ASTRONOMIC STATION - San Francisco, CA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1
N 37° 48.055 W 122° 24.570
10S E 551984 N 4183891
Quick Description: A benchmark in Washington Square Park. This stone monument is large, it's easy to spot.
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 7/8/2009 3:41:36 PM
Waymark Code: WM6QJ1
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Ernmark
Views: 8

Long Description:
"DESCRIBED BY NATIONAL GEODETIC SURVEY 1952 AT SAN FRANCISCO. AT SAN FRANCISCO, ABOUT MIDWAY BETWEEN UNION AND FILBERT STREETS, IN THE TOP OF AN INSCRIBED GRANITE MONUMENT ON THE EAST SIDE OF WASHINGTON SQUARE, 41.0 FEET WEST OF THE WEST CURB OF STOCKTON STREET, AND 3.0 FEET ABOVE THE GROUND."
Condition: Mark found in good condition

Designation: Station Washington 1869 1880

Benchmark Agency: U.S. Coast & Geodetic Survey

Benchmark Agency (if other): United States Coast and Geodetic Survey

Monumentation type: other (not any of the below)

Monumentation type (if other): Bolt

County: San Francisco

Special category (optional): Not listed

Find type: Found by luck/skill/knowledge

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

NGS PID: HT0732

USGS 7.5' Topographic Quadrangle Name: Not listed

Special Category (if other): Not listed

Local database's URL (optional): Not listed

Visit Instructions:
  1. A closeup photo of the mark taken by you is required.
  2. A 'distant' photo including the mark in the view is highly recommended. Include the compass direction you faced when you took the picture.
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