N 41° 06' 08" W 104° 51' 06" - Cheyenne WY
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Peter and Gloria
N 41° 06.135 W 104° 51.102
13T E 512452 N 4550118
Quick Description: These coordinates are on a memorial to John M Phippin who was a Cheyenne, Wyoming surveyor.
Location: Wyoming, United States
Date Posted: 12/8/2009 9:24:58 PM
Waymark Code: WM7VQB
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1
Views: 28

Long Description:
It's on a small hill overlooking the Wyoming Information Center on I-25 Exit 7, one mile south of I-80.

~ Text on the marker ~
John M. Phippin Memorial
A Dedicated Employee of the National Geodetic Survey
Coast and Geodetic Survey

The nearby Wyoming High Accuracy Reference Station is in memory of John M. Phippin who gave his life on April 11, 1992, while while performing his duties on a mobile geodetic control field party at Blyth, California. John was a resident of Cheyenne Wyoming and it is fitting and proper that this site is selected as a tribute to his years of federal service. The memorial station near here has been position with extreme accuracy.
Latitude 41° 06' 08" North . . Longitude 104° 51' 06" West

Nearby MO1348 (visit link) was placed in 1993 with the Designation: PHIPPIN as another tribute.
Type of structure: Other

Difference between the post coordinates and your GPSr reading:
13.6 feet (4.1 m)

Reason for the coordinates: Dedication to a surveyor

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