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Sunset 1962 - FC1875
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member CoinsAndPins
N 35° 00.100 W 085° 21.304
16S E 650106 N 3874464
Quick Description: Located on the Sunset lookout
Location: Tennessee, United States
Date Posted: 8/31/2007 2:25:57 PM
Waymark Code: WM242Y
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member seventhings
Views: 34

Long Description:
It is a short hike from W Brow Rd. The mark is located on a rock out cropping.


DESCRIBED BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1962 (ELH) THE STATION IS LOCATED ABOUT 4 MILES SOUTHWEST OF CHATTANOOGA ON A ROCK POINT ON THE WEST SIDE OF LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN LOCALLY KNOWN AS SUNSET ROCK POINT. TO REACH THE STATION FROM THE LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN POST OFFICE, GO NORTH ON STATE ROUTE 148 FOR 0.3 MILE TO A FORK, TAKE THE LEFT FORK, WEST BROW ROAD, FOR 0.5 MILE TO A PARKING AREA ON THE LEFT AT THE JUNCTION OF WEST BROW ROAD AND LINDEN WAY. FROM HERE PACK NORTH DOWN WELL DEFINED TRAIL FOR ABOUT 5 MINUTES TO SUNSET ROCK POINT AND THE STATION. THE STATION MARK IS 11.4 FEET SOUTH OF AN IRON ROD, 8.6 FEET NORTHWEST OF AN IRON BOLT, 7 FEET NORTHWEST OF THE SOUTHWEST EDGE OF CLIFF AND 5 FEET SOUTHEAST OF THE NORTHWEST EDGE OF CLIFF. THE MARK IS A STANDARD TRAVERSE DISK STAMPED SUNSET 1962 CEMENTED FLUSH IN A DRILL HOLE IN OUTCROPPING BEDROCK. REFERENCE MARK NO. 1 IS 15.3 FEET EAST OF AN IRON BOLT. THE MARK IS A STANDARD DISK CEMENTED IN A DRILL HOLE IN OUTCROPPING BEDROCK WHICH PROJECTS 2 INCHES AND IS STAMPED SUNSET NO 1 1962. BM CFR (USGS) IS 6.4 FEET SOUTHEAST OF THE NORTHWEST EDGE OF CLIFF. THE MARK IS A STANDARD U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY DISK STAMPED CFR 35 1936 CEMENTED FLUSH IN A DRILL HOLE IN OUTCROPPING BEDROCK. HEIGHT OF LIGHT ABOVE STATION MARK 1.0 METERS.
Condition: Mark found in good condition

Designation: Sunset 1962

Benchmark Agency: U.S. Coast & Geodetic Survey

Monumentation type: TRAVERSE STATION Disk

County: Hamilton County

USGS 7.5' Topographic Quadrangle Name (optional): CHATTANOOGA (TN)

Find type: Coordinates and/or to-reach information from an online local database were used

Web address of this benchmark's datasheet (optional): [Web Link]

NGS PID: FC1875

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

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