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PB0230 - USCGS S62, OR
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Volcanoguy
N 43° 45.136 W 121° 27.621
10T E 623953 N 4845510
Quick Description: US Coast & Geodetic Survey Benchmark S62
Location: Oregon, United States
Date Posted: 6/20/2008 9:18:21 PM
Waymark Code: WM40YM
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member seventhings
Views: 3

Long Description:
This benchmark is located in the southwest corner of the Newberry Caldera Junction on Hwy 97 about 100 feet west of the highway centerline. The cap was set by the U.S. Coast & Geodetic Survey in 1931 and is stamped S62. There is a orange marker post nearby.
NGS PID PB0230 - (visit link)
DESCRIBED BY NATIONAL GEODETIC SURVEY 1934 6.2 MI NE FROM LAPINE. 6.2 MILES NORTHEAST ALONG THE DALLES- CALIFORNIA HIGHWAY FROM LAPINE, DESCHUTES COUNTY, AT MILEAGE 165.5, 15 FEET SOUTHWEST OF A ROAD TO THE WEST AT THE NORTH END OF PAULINA PRAIRIE, 98 FEET WEST OF THE HIGHWAY CENTERLINE, IN THE TOP OF A CONCRETE POST FLUSH WITH THE GROUND. A STANDARD DISK STAMPED 4203.417 S62 1931.
RECOVERY NOTE BY NATIONAL GEODETIC SURVEY 1988 RECOVERED IN GOOD CONDITION. A NEW DESCRIPTION FOLLOWS. 9.9 KM (6.15 MI) NORTHERLY ALONG U.S. HIGHWAY 97 FROM THE POST OFFICE IN LAPINE, 10.1 M (33.1 FT) WEST OF THE CENTERLINE OF THE HIGHWAY, 10.1 M (33.1 FT) SOUTHWEST OF THE CENTER OF A PAVED ROAD LEADIING NORTHWEST, 0.6 M (2.0 FT) SOUTHEAST OF UTILITY POLE NUMBER L 4, 0.6 M (2.0 FT) BELOW THE LEVEL OF THE HIGHWAY, 0.3 M (1.0 FT) SOUTHWEST OF A WITNESS POST, AND IN TOP OF A CONCRETE POST THAT IS FLUSH WITH THE GROUND SURFACE.
Condition: Mark found in good condition

Designation: S62

Benchmark Agency: U.S. Coast & Geodetic Survey

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

County: Deschutes

USGS 7.5' Topographic Quadrangle Name (optional): Anns Butte

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]

NGS PID: PB0230

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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  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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