AU0640 Decatur Street gate Stop -- New Orleans LA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz
N 29° 57.452 W 090° 03.752
15R E 783495 N 3317710
Quick Description: A second tidal gate stop benchmark at Jackson Square.
Location: Louisiana, United States
Date Posted: 2/11/2015 3:13:13 PM
Waymark Code: WMNC7C
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Ernmark
Views: 5

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.

There are two gate stop tidals here: one at the St. Peter Street entrance and one at the Decatur St. entrance.

From the NGS datasheet:

AU0640 DESIGNATION - DECATUR STREET GATE STOP
AU0640 PID - AU0640
AU0640 STATE/COUNTY- LA/ORLEANS
AU0640 USGS QUAD - NEW ORLEANS EAST (1992)
AU0640
AU0640 *CURRENT SURVEY CONTROL
AU0640 ___________________________________________________________________
AU0640* NAD 83(1986)- 29 57 22 (N) 090 03 46. (W SCALED
AU0640* NAVD 88 - 3.14 (+/-2cm 10.3 (feet) VERTCON
AU0640 ___________________________________________________________________

AU0640
AU0640_STABILITY: D = MARK OF QUESTIONABLE OR UNKNOWN STABILITY
AU0640
AU0640 HISTORY - Date Condition Recov. By
AU0640 HISTORY - UNK MONUMENTED CGS
AU0640 HISTORY - 1951 GOOD CGS
AU0640 HISTORY - 1964 GOOD CGS
AU0640
AU0640 STATION DESCRIPTION
AU0640
AU0640''DESCRIBED BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1951
AU0640''IN NEW ORLEANS.
AU0640''AT NEW ORLEANS, AT JACKSON SQUARE PARK, THE CENTER OF THE GATE
AU0640''GATE STOP IN THE CENTER OF DECATUR ST ENTRANCE TO THE PARK.
AU0640''ALIAS NAME = TIDAL MARK DECATUR STREET GATE STOP 1936.
AU0640
AU0640 STATION RECOVERY (1964)
AU0640
AU0640''RECOVERY NOTE BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1964
AU0640''RECOVERED IN GOOD CONDITION.
Condition: Mark found in good condition

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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

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NGS PID: AU0640

Benchmark Agency (if other): Not listed

Special category (optional): Not listed

Special Category (if other): Not listed

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Visit Instructions:
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  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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