O'Bannon Lookout Tower JA1762 - Harrison Co., IN
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member thegorilla23
N 38° 11.997 W 086° 16.106
16S E 564055 N 4228253
Quick Description: Lookout Tower benchmark in O'Bannon State Park
Location: Indiana, United States
Date Posted: 3/1/2013 1:28:45 PM
Waymark Code: WMGG1P
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69
Views: 4

Long Description:
This benchmark is for the fire lookout tower in O'Bannon State Park (formerly Harrison-Crawford State Forest). The tower is just inside the main gate to the park to the right of Old Forest Rd.

The actual benchmark station is a 12" ventilation cap atop the tower.
Condition: Mark found in good condition

Designation: HARRISON CO ST FOREST LOT

Benchmark Agency: U.S. Coast & Geodetic Survey

Monumentation type: Lookout Tower

County: Harrison County, IN

USGS 7.5' Topographic Quadrangle Name: Leavenworth

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: JA1762

Benchmark Agency (if other): Not listed

Monumentation type (if other): Not listed

Special category (optional): Not listed

Special Category (if other): Not listed

Local database's URL (optional): Not listed

Visit Instructions:
  1. A closeup photo of the mark taken by you is required.
  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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