JA2085; VINCENNES ST FRANCIS CATH CH - Vincennes, IN
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member cldisme
N 38° 40.740 W 087° 32.043
16S E 453547 N 4281291
Quick Description: A church spire acts as a US Benchmark.
Location: Indiana, United States
Date Posted: 7/1/2011 7:55:55 AM
Waymark Code: WMBXDM
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member ChapterhouseInc
Views: 6

Long Description:
DESCRIBED BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1968 (LMC) STATION IS LOCATED IN THE NORTHWEST EDGE OF VINCENNES. TO REACH THE STATION FROM THE POST OFFICE IN VINCENNES, GO WEST ON 5TH STREET FOR 0.1 MILE TO A CROSS STREET. TURN RIGHT AND GO NORTH ON VIGO STREET FOR 0.2 MILE TO THE STATION ON THE LEFT. THE SPIRE ATOP THE WHITE CHURCH IS ABOUT 125 FEET HIGH AND HAS A GOLD CROSS ON THE TOP. POINT INTERSECTED WAS TOP AND CENTER.
Condition: Mark found in good condition

Designation: JA2085

Benchmark Agency: National Geodetic Survey

Monumentation type: Church Spire

County: Vincennes, Indiana (Knox County)

USGS 7.5' Topographic Quadrangle Name: Vincennes

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: JA2085

Benchmark Agency (if other): Not listed

Monumentation type (if other): 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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