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Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Team Smokey
N 40° 45.517 W 073° 58.600
18T E 586377 N 4512465
Quick Description: US Benchmark Designation 825 located in Manhattan, NY.
Location: New York, United States
Date Posted: 5/3/2008 2:54:30 PM
Waymark Code: WM3Q4F
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Black Dog Trackers
Views: 32

Long Description:
On the southeast side of 5th Avenue between East 50th and East 51st Streets, the station is the horizontal bar of a chiseled 'T' in the vertical southwest face of the first pillar southwest of the main entrance to St. Patrick's Cathedral, about 18 feet southwest of the center of the main entrance to the cathedral 18 inches southeast of the west corner of the pillar and 2.2 feet above the level of the wide step.
Condition: Mark found in good condition

Designation: 825

Benchmark Agency: other (not included below)

Benchmark Agency (if other): New York City Board of Estimate and Apportionment

Monumentation type: other (not any of the below)

Monumentation type (if other): Chiseled T

County: New York

USGS 7.5' Topographic Quadrangle Name (optional): Saint Patricks Cathedral USGS Central Park Quad, NY,NJ

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]


Special category (optional): Not listed

Special Category (if other): 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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