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Benchmark: LP0238 " W 173 "
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member JacobBarlow
N 40° 40.113 W 112° 15.374
12T E 393820 N 4502722
Quick Description: We found this completely by luck, just driving along the tracks and saw the witness post.
Location: Utah, United States
Date Posted: 1/12/2008 8:56:58 PM
Waymark Code: WM2YX1
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Black Dog Trackers
Views: 17

Long Description:
DESCRIBED BY NATIONAL GEODETIC SURVEY 1970 11.55 MI SW FROM MAGNA. 0.5 MILE NORTH ALONG 9180 WEST STREET FROM WEBSTER SCHOOL AT MAGNA, THENCE 5.4 MILES WEST ALONG U.S. HIGHWAYS 40 AND 50 ALTERNATE, THENCE 5.65 MILES SOUTH ALONG THE UNION PACIFIC RAILROAD, 0.1 MILE NORTHEAST OF A ROAD CROSSING, 20 1/2 FEET WEST OF THE FIRST POLE NORTHEAST OF MILE POST 760.50, 45.4 FEET NORTHWEST OF THE NORTHWEST RAIL, 1.7 FEET WEST OF A WITNESS POST, IN THE TOP OF A 4 X 6-FOOT EMBEDDED BOULDER WHICH PROJECTS 1 FOOT ON ITS WEST SIDE, ABOUT 3 1/2 FEET LOWER THAN THE TRACK. SECTION 1, T 4W, R 2S.
Condition: Mark found in good condition

Designation: W 173

Benchmark Agency: National Geodetic Survey

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

County: Tooele

USGS 7.5' Topographic Quadrangle Name (optional): MILLS JUNCTION (1972)

Find type: Found by luck/skill/knowledge

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

NGS PID: LP0238

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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