Discovery Well - Long Beach, CA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote
N 33° 47.832 W 118° 09.530
11S E 392728 N 3740273
Quick Description: A historic site with a view.
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 12/14/2014 6:47:36 PM
Waymark Code: WMN2R1
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Bernd das Brot Team
Views: 1

Long Description:
The plaque says, according to the official website, "One of the world's most famous wells. Started on March 23,1921, it flowed 590 barrels of oil a day when it was completed June 25, 1921, at a depth of 3,114 feet. This discovery well led to the development of one of the most productive oil fields in the world and helped to establish California as a major oil producing state."
Marker Number: 580.00

Marker Name: WELL, ALAMITOS 1

County: Los Angeles

Has Official CA Plaque: no

Marker Dedication Date: 5/3/1952

NE corner of Temple Ave and Hill St, Signal Hill

Website: [Web Link]

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