KX0481 - Market Street - Johnstown, PA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North
N 40° 19.583 W 078° 55.159
17T E 676764 N 4466061
Quick Description: Located in front to the old Post Office on Market Street, SW the Market Street Entrance. The building is now owned by a private firm.
Location: Pennsylvania, United States
Date Posted: 9/26/2012 6:29:16 PM
Waymark Code: WMFC80
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Ernmark
Views: 4

Long Description:
Designation: J 346
Date: 1966
Marker Type: bench mark disk
Setting: massive structures
Stability: Probably hold position/elevation well.

Documented History (by the NGS)
01/01/1966 by CGS (MONUMENTED)

DESCRIBED BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1966 AT JOHNSTOWN. AT JOHNSTOWN, SET ON THE TOP OF THE EDGE OF THE GRANITE FOUNDATION OF THE NORTHWEST SIDE OF THE FORMER POST OFFICE BUILDING NOW OWNED BY THE CITY OF JOHNSTOWN, ALONG THE SOUTHEAST SIDE OF MARKET STREET, BETWEEN MAIN AND LOCUST STREET, 16.3 FEET NORTHEAST OF THE WEST CORNER OF THE BUILDING, 93 FEET SOUTHWEST OF THE SOUTHWEST CURB OF LOCUST STREET, 25 FEET SOUTHEAST OF THE SOUTHEAST CURB OF MARKET STREET, 28 FEET SOUTHWEST OF THE CENTER OF THE MAIN ENTRANCE TO NORTHWEST SIDE OF BUILDING, AND 5 FEET ABOVE THE LEVEL OF THE SIDEWALK.
Condition: Mark found in good condition

Designation: J 346

Benchmark Agency: U.S. Coast & Geodetic Survey

Benchmark Agency (if other): N/A

Monumentation type: BENCH MARK (or B.M.) disk

Monumentation type (if other): N/A

County: Cambria

USGS 7.5' Topographic Quadrangle Name: Johnstown

Special Category (if other): None

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

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

NGS PID: KX0481

Special category (optional): Not listed

Local database's URL (optional): Not listed

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