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FA1155 SECOND
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NCDaywalker
N 35° 20.642 W 080° 11.880
17S E 572876 N 3911491
Quick Description: In the median between two streets, the benchmark sits and likely not even noticed by most passers by. EXCEPT for the intrepid cacher looking to add to their BM total.
Location: North Carolina, United States
Date Posted: 2/11/2019 5:23:33 PM
Waymark Code: WM102EM
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Ernmark
Views: 1

Long Description:
01/01/1974 by NCGS (GOOD)

RECOVERY NOTE BY NORTH CAROLINA GEODETIC SURVEY 1974 (JDB) SECOND IS A N. C. GEODETIC SURVEY TRAVERSE STATION ESTABLISHED IN THE VICINITY OF ALBEMARLE, NORTH CAROLINA. SECOND IS LOCATED IN DOWNTOWN ALBEMARLE. TO REACH STATION FROM THE U.S. 52 UNDERPASS OF NC 24 - NC 27, AT THE SOUTH SIDE OF ALBEMARLE, PROCEED NORTH ALONG U.S. 52 FOR 0.35 MILE TO THE INTERSECTION WITH SECOND STREET, AND STATION IN Y OF INTERSECTION. 0.45 MILE SOUTH OF INTERSECTION OF U.S. 52 AND NC 73 IN CENTER OF ALBEMARLE. STATION MARK IS A STANDARD N. C. BRASS TRAVERSE DISK, STAMPED SECOND 1974, SET IN THE TOP OF A CONCRETE CYLINDER, THE TOP OF WHICH IS FLUSH WITH THE GROUND. MARK IS 24.5 FT ENE OF C/L OF U.S. 52 15.8 FT WSW OF C/L OF SECOND STREET 47.0 FT NNW OF SOUTH END OF CURB AT Y INTERSECTION 1.3 FT WSW OF EAST EDGE OF WEST CURB OF SECOND STREET 29.4 FT SW OF CENTER OF METAL DRAINAGE COVER ON EAST SIDE OF SECOND STREET 64.4 FT NNE OF PP WITH STREET LIGHT WITH ALUMINUM REF. TAG 48.5 FT SE OF PP WITH ALUMINUM REF. TAG

The last find by an agency was in 1996. There are several finds by cachers.
Condition: Mark found in good condition

Designation: SECOND

Benchmark Agency: National Geodetic Survey

Monumentation type: TRAVERSE STATION Disk

County: Stanly

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: FA1155

Benchmark Agency (if other): Not listed

Monumentation type (if other): Not listed

USGS 7.5' Topographic Quadrangle Name (optional): Not listed

Special category (optional): Not listed

Special Category (if other): Not listed

Local database's URL (optional): Not listed

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