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AG1383 - TAMPA FIRST BAP CH DOME
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ChapterhouseInc
N 27° 56.741 W 082° 27.777
17R E 356078 N 3092046
Quick Description: Along the Hillsborough River, this church dome is a benchmark.
Location: Florida, United States
Date Posted: 1/19/2009 8:44:10 AM
Waymark Code: WM5KPH
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Volcanoguy
Views: 9

Long Description:
1/1/1934 by CGS (FIRST OBSERVED)
DESCRIBED BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1934 (GLA) DOME, FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH, PLANT AVENUE, AND LAFAYETTE STREET, TAMPA.
1/1/1941 by CGS (GOOD)
RECOVERY NOTE BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1941 (KGC) THE STATION IS THE TOP OF A SMALL DOME OVER AN OBSERVATION TOWER OF THE FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH, LOCATED AT PLANT AVENUE AND LAFAYETTE STREET, TAMPA, FLORIDA. IT IS ABOUT 90 FEET HIGH AND UNLIGHTED.
1/1/1959 by CGS (GOOD)
RECOVERY NOTE BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1959 (ALW) THIS STATION WAS RECOVERED IN MARCH, 1959. IT IS LOCATED AT TAMPA AT THE SW CORNER OF THE JUNCTION OF LAFAYETTE STREET AND PLANT AVENUE. IT IS THE CENTER OF THE TOP OF THE DOME OF THE FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH.

First located by skyboy01 on 5/5/2003
Condition: Mark found in good condition

Designation: -blank-

Benchmark Agency: U.S. Coast & Geodetic Survey

Monumentation type: Church Spire

County: Hillsborough

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: AG1383

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

Local database's URL (optional): Not listed

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