AU0639 St. Peter Street Gate Stop - New Orleans LA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz
N 29° 57.435 W 090° 03.816
15R E 783392 N 3317676
Quick Description: A cool tidal gate stop benchmark at the St. Peter Street gate into Jackson Square awaits discovery by benchmark hunters
Location: Louisiana, United States
Date Posted: 2/11/2015 3:02:48 PM
Waymark Code: WMNC77
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Ernmark
Views: 3

Long Description:
Just when Blasterz think they have seen it all we find a completely new kind of benchmark to hunt: Tidal gate stop benchmarks at Jackson Square.

From the NGS datasheet:

AU0639 DESIGNATION - ST PETER STREET GATE STOP
AU0639 PID - AU0639
AU0639 STATE/COUNTY- LA/ORLEANS
AU0639 USGS QUAD - NEW ORLEANS EAST (1992)
AU0639
AU0639 *CURRENT SURVEY CONTROL
AU0639 ___________________________________________________________________
AU0639* NAD 83(1986)- 29 57 24.(N)090 03 47. (W) SCALED
AU0639* NAVD 88 - 2.90 (+/-2cm) 9.5 (feet) VERTCON
AU0639 ___________________________________________________________________
AU0639
AU0639_STABILITY: D = MARK OF QUESTIONABLE OR UNKNOWN STABILITY
AU0639
AU0639 HISTORY - Date Condition Recov. By
AU0639 HISTORY - UNK MONUMENTED CGS
AU0639 HISTORY - 1951 GOOD CGS
AU0639 HISTORY - 1964 GOOD CGS
AU0639
AU0639 STATION DESCRIPTION
AU0639
AU0639''DESCRIBED BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1951
AU0639''IN NEW ORLEANS.
AU0639''AT NEW ORLEANS AT JACKSON SQUARE PARK THE CENTER OF GATE STOP
AU0639''IN THE ST. PETER STREET ENTRANCE GATE TO JACKSON SQUARE PARK.
AU0639''ALIAS NAME = TIDAL MARK ST. PETER STREET GATE STOP 1936.
AU0639
AU0639 STATION RECOVERY (1964)
AU0639
AU0639''RECOVERY NOTE BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1964
AU0639''RECOVERED IN GOOD CONDITION."
Condition: Mark found in good condition

Designation: -blank-

Benchmark Agency: National Geodetic Survey

Monumentation type: other (not any of the below)

Monumentation type (if other): Gate stop

County: Orleans

USGS 7.5' Topographic Quadrangle Name: New Orleans East

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: AU0639

Benchmark Agency (if other): Not listed

Special category (optional): 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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