USGS Benchmark 173 JDN
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Airmapper
N 37° 06.646 W 086° 52.091
16S E 511711 N 4107168
Quick Description: USGS Benchmark located near the Mt. Zion Cemetery.
Location: Kentucky, United States
Date Posted: 3/6/2006 2:06:19 PM
Waymark Code: WM8ER
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Black Dog Trackers
Views: 16

Long Description:
LOCATED 12.8 MILES SOUTH-WEST OF MORGANTOWN KENTUCKY. LOCATED 9.6 MILES NORTH-NORTH-EAST OF LEWISBURG KENTUCKY.

FROM LEWISBURG KENTUCKY, TAKE SH 106 EAST AND NORTH FOR 12.6 MILES TO MT. OLIVET CHURCH ON LEFT. TAKE CHIP-AND-SEAL ROAD 400 FEET, BEARING LEFT TOWARDS CHURCH PARKING LOT, AND FACING MT. ZION CEMETERY MONUMENT.

MARK IS ON RIGHT, 4 FEET WEST OF AN ELECTRIC LINE POLE. STANDARD USGS DISK, STAMPED "TT" ON TOP OF DISK, ELEVATION STAMPED 593, THEN STAMPED "173 JDN" AND "1950"

SETTING: IN TOP OF CONCRETE MOUNUMENT, PROJECTING APPROXAMETLY 6 INCHES ABOVE GROUND LEVEL.

Condition: Mark found in good condition

Designation: TT <Elevaton stamping 593> 173 JDN 1950

Benchmark Agency: U.S. Geological Survey

Monumentation type: BENCH MARK (or B.M.) disk

County: Butler

USGS 7.5' Topographic Quadrangle Name: Quality

Find type: Searched @ "BM" on a topographic map

Benchmark Agency (if other): Not listed

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