FORBES (JW1239) RM 2 - Mt Davis, PA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Ernmark
N 39° 47.152 W 079° 10.606
17S E 656120 N 4405580
Quick Description: Reference Mark No.2 for Horizontal Control Station FORBES - located 14 meters N of the station.
Location: Pennsylvania, United States
Date Posted: 4/20/2015 10:27:45 PM
Waymark Code: WMNQQX
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69
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Long Description:
This disk (noted by an arrow pointing to FORBES and 'NO 2') is located inside the circular drive at the top of Mt Davis. It is south of the E-W path which bisects the circle & NE of the main station.

Details from the NGS datasheet for this RM are as follows:

REFERENCE MARK 2 IS A STANDARD DISK, STAMPED---FORBES NO 2 1975---, CEMENTED IN A DRILL HOLE IN THE WEST EDGE OF A 6 BY 20 FOOT BOULDER, THAT PROJECTS 4 FEET ABOVE THE GROUND. IT IS 35.0 FEET WEST OF THE SOUTHEAST CORNER OF THE FOUNDATION, 28.0 FEET NORTHWEST OF THE WELL PIPE AND ABOUT 5 FEET HIGHER THAN THE STATION.
Condition: Mark found in good condition

Designation: FORBES NO 2

Benchmark Agency: National Geodetic Survey

Monumentation type: REFERENCE MARK disk

County: Somerset County

USGS 7.5' Topographic Quadrangle Name: Markleton

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

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NGS PID: JW1239

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Benchmark Agency (if other): Not listed

Monumentation type (if other): Not listed

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