Benchmark JA0508 "Oriole 1946"
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Odyssey Posse
N 38° 11.067 W 086° 29.317
16S E 544785 N 4226404
Quick Description: Located in rural Perry County, IN.
Location: Indiana, United States
Date Posted: 6/18/2009 12:34:24 PM
Waymark Code: WM6M1K
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Ernmark
Views: 4

Long Description:
DESCRIBED BY NATIONAL GEODETIC SURVEY 1965 3.5 MI S FROM SULPHUR. 3.5 MILES SOUTH ALONG STATE HIGHWAY 66 FROM THE POST OFFICE AT SULPHUR, IN SECTION 11, T 4 S, R 1 W, 37 FEET SOUTHEAST OF THE CENTER LINE OF THE HIGHWAY, 33 YARDS SOUTHEAST OF THE WEST CORNER OF THE JEFFRIES CEMETERY, 75 YARDS NORTHEAST OF THE CENTER LINE OF A GRAVELED ROAD LEADING TO THE ORIOLE LAKE PICNIC GROUNDS, 6 FEET EAST OF A TELEPHONE POLE, 6 FEET SOUTH OF A CONCRETE RIGHT-OF-WAY MARKER, 6 FEET NORTHWEST OF AN 8-INCH PINE TREE BEARING A WITNESS SHIELD, ON THE NORTHWEST SIDE, ABOUT 4 FEET ABOVE THE LEVEL OF THE HIGHWAY, SET IN THE TOP OF A CONCRETE POST PROJECTING 3 INCHES.
Condition: Mark found in good condition

Designation: Oriole 1946

Benchmark Agency: U.S. Coast & Geodetic Survey

Monumentation type: AZIMUTH MARK disk

County: Perry

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: JA0508

Benchmark Agency (if other): Not listed

Monumentation type (if other): Not listed

USGS 7.5' Topographic Quadrangle Name: 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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