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WESLEY AZ MK RESET - Pennsylvania
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member shorbird
N 41° 14.601 W 079° 58.191
17T E 586318 N 4566283
Quick Description: This is the reset azimuth mark for triangulation station WESLEY, in Irwin Township, Venango County.
Location: Pennsylvania, United States
Date Posted: 9/30/2010 8:05:08 PM
Waymark Code: WM9VCJ
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member GEO*Trailblazer 1
Views: 19

Long Description:
DESCRIBED BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1958 (JEG) THE STATION IS LOCATED ABOUT 14 MILES EAST OF MERCER, ABOUT 13 MILES SOUTH-SOUTHWEST OF FRANKLIN AND ABOUT 8 MILES NORTHEAST OF GROVE CITY. IT IS 106 FEET SOUTH OF A TIMBERLINE, 47 FEET NORTH-NORTHWEST OF A POWERLINE POLE AND 2 FEET NORTHEAST OF A STANDARD METAL WITNESS POST. TO REACH THE STATION FROM THE JUNCTION OF STATE HIGHWAY 8 AND U.S. HIGHWAY 322 AND ALTERNATE U.S. HIGHWAY 322 IN FRANKLIN, GO SOUTH ON STATE HIGHWAY 8 AND ALTERNATE U.S. HIGHWAY 322 FOR 1.55 MILES TO THE JUNCTION OF STATE HIGHWAY 8 AND ALTERNATE U.S. HIGHWAY 322, GO LEFT, SOUTH, ON STATE HIGHWAY 8 FOR 9.53 MILES TO THE JUNCTION OF STATE HIGHWAY 8 AND STATE HIGHWAY 308. CONTINUE SOUTH, STRAIGHT AHEAD, ON STATE HIGHWAY 8 FOR 3.2 MILES TO A CROSSROAD. TURN RIGHT AND GO NORTHWEST ON A BLACKTOP ROAD FOR 0.9 MILE TO WHERE A POWERLINE CROSSES OVER THE ROAD AND A DIM TRACK ROAD ON THE RIGHT*. CONTINUE NORTHWEST ON THE BLACKTOP ROAD FOR 0.17 MILE TO A FORK AND THE AZIMUTH MARK ON THE RIGHT, NORTH SIDE OF THE ROAD, AS DESCRIBED. *TURN RIGHT AND GO NORTHEAST ON THE TRACK ROAD THAT RUNS BETWEEN TWO FIELDS AND ALONG THE NORTH SIDE OF A FENCELINE FOR 0.1 MILE TO THE STATION AS DESCRIBED. THE STATION MARK, A STANDARD REFERENCE MARK STAMPED WESLEY NO 3 1935, IS SET IN THE TOP OF A SQUARE CONCRETE MONUMENT WHICH IS ABOUT 14 INCHES BELOW THE SURFACE OF THE GROUND. REFERENCE MARK NO 2, A STANDARD DISK STAMPED WESLEY NO 2 1935, IS SET IN THE TOP OF A SQUARE CONCRETE MONUMENT PROJECTING ABOUT 6 INCHES ABOVE THE SURFACE OF THE GROUND. IT IS 51 FEET NORTHEAST OF A POWERLINE POLE AND 6 FEET SOUTHWEST OF THE NORTH EDGE OF A FIELD AND IS SET IN THE TIMBERLINE. REFERENCE MARK NO 4, A STANDARD DISK STAMPED WESLEY NO 4 1935, IS SET IN THE TOP OF A SQUARE CONCRETE MONUMENT PROJECTING ABOUT 2 INCHES ABOVE THE SURFACE OF THE GROUND. IT IS 3 FEET SOUTHWEST OF THE EAST EDGE OF A FIELD. THE AZIMUTH MARK, A STANDARD DISK STAMPED WESLEY 1935 RESET 1958, IS SET IN THE TOP OF A SQUARE CONCRETE MONUMENT PROJECTING ABOUT 3 INCHES ABOVE THE SURFACE OF THE GROUND. IT IS 39 FEET SOUTHEAST OF THE CENTER OF THE Y-INTERSECTION OF THE GRAVELED ROAD AND THE BLACKTOP ROAD, 1 FOOT EAST OF A POWERLINE POLE AND 1 FOOT SOUTHEAST OF A STANDARD METAL WITNESS POST.
Azimuth Condition: Good

Your Directions:
From the junction of Interstate Highway 80 and State Route 8 in Barkeyville, go 1.0 mile north on Highway 8 to a crossroads. Turn left and go north on Old Route 8 for 1.5 miles to a crossroads. Turn left and go northwest on Georgetown Road to a side road right and the mark on the right.


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Parking Coords: Not Listed

Visit Instructions:
There will be no specific requirements for posting a log other than you must have visited and viewed the azimuth mark. Photos will be optional but preferrable as evidence.
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