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Gideon's View
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member FshngGC
N 42° 06.412 W 091° 20.606
15T E 636965 N 4662969
Quick Description: This is a benchmark at the top of a bluff overlooking The Wapsipinicon River.
Location: Iowa, United States
Date Posted: 5/20/2019 7:24:51 PM
Waymark Code: WM10K8Q
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Ernmark
Views: 17

Long Description:
This benchmark is located at the top of a hill next to the Wapsipinicon River...directly across the river from the southern Stone City quarries. It is approximately .88 mile downstream from the boat ramp at Stone City or 2.75 miles upstream from the boat ramp near the entrance to the Wapsipinicon State Park near Anamosa. "Park" anywhere in the area shown.Circle the hill counter-clock-wise, until you pass the bluff, for the safest and easiest climb.
Condition: Mark found in good condition

Designation: No 185

Benchmark Agency: U.S. Coast & Geodetic Survey

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

County: Jones

Special category (optional): Not listed

Find type: Found by luck/skill/knowledge

Benchmark Agency (if other): Not listed

Monumentation type (if other): Not listed

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

Special Category (if other): Not listed

Web address of this benchmark's datasheet (optional): Not listed

NGS PID: 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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