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Bright Angel Point
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member P of T Bill
N 36° 11.855 W 112° 03.164
12S E 405355 N 4006377
Quick Description: I found what I think is a BM on a boulder above the point I believe it is a Vertical Control Mark
Location: Arizona, United States
Date Posted: 8/29/2007 10:37:27 AM
Waymark Code: WM23GX
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Black Dog Trackers
Views: 63

Long Description:
On a resent trip to the Grand Canyon North Rim
We went out to Bright Angle Point
I found what I think is a BM on a boulder above the point
I believe it is a Vertical Control Mark
This is not ANGEL 1956 or GQ0240

"U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY B.M."
"250 DOLLARS FINE FOR DISTURBING THIS MARK"
"ELEVATION ABOVE SEA"
"8153 FEET"
"DATUM"

The coordinates are
N 36 11.855
W112 03.164
The coordinates may be off a little but they are close I did not have my GPS with me
I tried to look it up but could not find a BM that had the right elevation
Condition: Mark found in good condition

Designation: blank

Benchmark Agency: U.S. Geological Survey

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

County: USA

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

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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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