Oakland - California
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jennyanykind
N 33° 18.696 W 111° 50.646
12S E 421424 N 3686149
Quick Description: The Bay Area of California...in Chandler, Arizona.
Location: Arizona, United States
Date Posted: 6/1/2014 1:48:13 PM
Waymark Code: WMKVW6
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member woolsox
Views: 9

Long Description:
While Chandler names some N-S streets after states, and some E-W streets after cities, none of the other cities represented meet their home state except at this intersection. This stretch of California dead-ends at Oakland. The intersection is at the south boundary of Chandler's Hoy Homes neighborhood.

Oakland, California, is located on the east side of San Francisco Bay, and is a major West Coast port. Its name comes from the oak trees that used to cover the area where it now stands. (All facts from the Wikipedia entry.) Oakland's other major connection with the Phoenix valley, besides this intersection, is that its major-league baseball team, the Oakland Athletics, have their spring training facility in Mesa (formerly in Phoenix).
Type of intersection name: Place

City: Chandler, AZ

Relevant Website: Not listed

Visit Instructions:
Visit the site. List the approximate time of your visit and describe the traffic flow and anything interesting you saw.
Search for...
Geocaching.com Google Map
Google Maps
MapQuest
Bing Maps
Nearest Waymarks
Nearest Interesting Intersection Names
Nearest Geocaches
Nearest Benchmarks
Create a scavenger hunt using this waymark as the center point
Recent Visits/Logs:
Date Logged Log User Rating  
merlot visited Oakland - California 10/8/2014 merlot visited it