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DG0260 - 14th Street – Atlanta, GA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North
N 33° 47.184 W 084° 22.819
16S E 742558 N 3741557
Quick Description: DG0260 is located on the S side of 14th Street between Peachtree and Piedmont, Atlanta, GA. It is located on the sidewalk under a cast iron cover marked USC & GS. You may need a pry bar to lift the cover.
Location: Georgia, United States
Date Posted: 1/24/2010 4:54:16 PM
Waymark Code: WM846M
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member ChapterhouseInc
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Long Description:
DG0260 is located on the S side of 14th Street between Peachtree and Piedmont, Atlanta, GA. It is located on the sidewalk under a cast iron cover marked USC & GS. You may need a pry bar to lift the cover.

Designation: FREER
Marker Type: survey disk
Setting: set into the top of a round concrete monument
Stability: May hold, but of type commonly subject to surface motion

Documented History (by the NGS)

1/1/1927 by CGS (MONUMENTED)

5/9/1996 by NGS (GOOD)

RECOVERY NOTE BY NATIONAL GEODETIC SURVEY 1996 (JRO) IN ATLANTA ABOUT 2.2 MILES (3.5 KM) NNE OF DOWNTOWN FIVE POINTS, ABOUT ONE- THIRD OF THE WAY ALONG 14TH ST FROM PIEDMONT AVE TO PEACHTREE ST, ON THE SOUTH SIDE OF 14TH ST OPPOSITE A SURFACE PARKING LOT WITH ADDRESS 222, IN A SIDEWALK ISLAND BETWEEN THE ENTRANCE AND EXIT DRIVEWAYS TO COLONY PARK CITIHOMES (ADDRESS 201-209) , 31 FT (9.4 M) WEST OF LARGE UTILITY POLE BY NO PARKING SIGN, 30.5 FT (9.3 M) WEST OF AN ELECTRIC BOX IN SIDEWALK NEXT TO POLE, 25 FT (7.6 M) NW OF NW CORNER OF INNER CONCRETE COLUMN IN DECORATIVE WALL OR GATE ON EAST SIDE OF EXIT DRIVE, 23.5 FT (7.2 M) NE OF NE CORNER OF SIMILAR COLUMN ON WEST SIDE OF ENTRANCE DRIVE, 6 FT (1.8 M) SOUTH OF SOUTH CURB, 0.4 FT (12.2 CM) BELOW CAST IRON USCGS COVER THAT IS FLUSH WITH SIDEWALK.
Condition: Mark found in good condition

Designation: FREER

Benchmark Agency: U.S. Coast & Geodetic Survey

Monumentation type: Survey Mark

County: Fulton

USGS 7.5' Topographic Quadrangle Name (optional): Colony Square Shopping Center USGS Northwest Atlanta Quad

Special category (optional): Not listed

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: DG0260

Benchmark Agency (if other): Not listed

Monumentation type (if other): 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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