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North Bank
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Algoma!
N 41° 34.155 W 080° 29.964
17T E 541736 N 4602073
Quick Description: A nicely preserved benchmark of the PA Coordinate system in a wooded area of Pymatuning State Park, in Crawford County. Makes a nice little hunt.
Location: Pennsylvania, United States
Date Posted: 12/1/2008 5:03:32 PM
Waymark Code: WM59JE
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Volcanoguy
Views: 8

Long Description:
1/1/1941 by PADFW (MONUMENTED)
DESCRIBED BY PA DEPT FORESTS WTRS 1941 REACHED FROM THE ANDOVER, OHIO PUBLIC SQUARE VIA ROUTES 85 AND 285, DUE E FOR 3.7 MILES, THENCE S ON TOWNSHIP ROAD NO. 20150 FOR 2.6 MILES TO A CROSSROADS AT THE NORTH BANK SCHOOLHOUSE. THE STATION IS ABOUT 750 FEET NW OF SCHOOLHOUSE, 250 FEET W OF CENTER LINE OF TOWNSHIP ROAD NO. 20150 AND IN THE OLD TRACT LINE OF TRACTS NOS. 53 AND 54. THE STATION IS MARKED WITH A PA. COORDINATE SYSTEM BRONZE TABLET, SET IN TOP OF A 6- BY 6- BY 42-INCH CONCRETE MONUMENT PROTRUDING 6 INCHES ABOVE GROUND LEVEL. PA. WATER SUPPLY COMMISSION TRIANGULATION STATION AND B.M. BANK, IS 103.22 FEET E OF STATION NORTH BANK, AND IS MARKED BY A ONE-HALF INCH CIRCULAR BRASS PLUG SET IN THE TOP OF A CIRCULAR CONCRETE POST, 5 INCHES IN DIAMETER AND FOUR FEET LONG, THE TOP OF WHICH IS FLUSH WITH THE SURFACE.
Condition: Mark found in good condition

Designation: Illegible

Benchmark Agency: Not listed

Monumentation type: TRAVERSE STATION Disk

County: Crawford

Find type: Searched @ "BM" on a topographic map

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NGS PID: MB1867

Benchmark Agency (if other): Not listed

Monumentation type (if other): Not listed

USGS 7.5' Topographic Quadrangle Name (optional): Not listed

Special category (optional): Not listed

Special Category (if other): Not listed

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