KA1688 - M 352 metal rod - Terre Haute, IN
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler
N 39° 28.733 W 087° 19.950
16S E 471403 N 4369973
Quick Description: Metal rod benchmark at intersection of IN46 and US40 highways
Location: Indiana, United States
Date Posted: 3/13/2009 3:28:47 AM
Waymark Code: WM60QG
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Ernmark
Views: 8

Long Description:
Description: BY NATIONAL GEODETIC SURVEY 1985 7.4 KM (4.6 MI) NE FROM TERRE HAUTE. 7.4 KM (4.6 MI) NORTHEASTERLY ALONG U.S. HIGHWAY 40 FROM THE COURTHOUSE IN TERRE HAUTE, 37.8 M (124.0 FT) EAST OF THE EXTENDED CENTER OF THE WEST BOUND LANES OF STATE HIGHWAY 46, 11.5 M (37.7 FT) NORTH OF THE CENTERLINE OF THE WEST BOUND LANES OF THE HIGHWAY, AND 1.4 M (4.6 FT) EAST OF A UTILITY POLE. NOTE--ACCESS TO DATUM POINT IS HAD THROUGH A 5-INCH LOGO CAP. THE MARK IS 0.3 M ABOVE THE HIGHWAY.
In front of the Rose-Hulman baseball fields. Recommend parking down there to get safely off the road. The film canister in the hole is a geocache (GCZTBB).
Condition: Mark found in good condition

Designation: M 352 1985

Benchmark Agency: National Geodetic Survey

Monumentation type: Vertical Control Mark

County: Vigo County

Special category (optional): Not listed

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: KA1688

Benchmark Agency (if other): Not listed

Monumentation type (if other): Not listed

USGS 7.5' Topographic Quadrangle Name: Not listed

Special Category (if other): Not listed

Local database's URL (optional): Not listed

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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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