Von Schmidt Monument - CA/OR/NV
Posted by: Volcanoguy
N 41° 59.695 W 119° 59.971
11T E 251555 N 4653565
Quick Description: This 1872 Von Schmidt Monument cairn marks the corner of California, Nevada, and Oregon.
Location: Oregon, United States
Date Posted: 12/24/2011 9:35:52 PM
Waymark Code: WMDCGC
This rock and wood cairn is located in the extreme northeast corner of California. Access is from the north, from the Adel to Fort Bidwell Road, take BLM Road south to Twelvemile Creek, ford the creek and climb the canyon wall to cairn. This cairn was established in 1872 by A.W. Von Schmidt who was hired to establish the corner of California, Nevada, and Oregon at N 42° W 120°. The cairn is built of local basalt and juniper.
Cairn Location: corner of California, Nevada, and Oregon
Cairn Purpose: Other (please describe in description)
Type if different from above list: State corner marker
Types of rock: Basalt
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