USCGS KO0276 ~ AERONICA Triangulation Station - Delta, Utah
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz
N 39° 23.224 W 112° 30.779
12S E 369701 N 4360823
Quick Description: This Triangulation Station is just south of the Delta Municipal Airport Beacon tower.
Location: Utah, United States
Date Posted: 3/7/2012 3:50:11 PM
Waymark Code: WMDXP9
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Ernmark
Views: 1

Long Description:
Recovery note by stantec consulting inc. 2009 (tmw) the station is located about 270 km (167.8 mi) north northeasterly from the St. George Municipal Airport, 160 km (99.4 mi) south southwesterly from the Salt Lake International Airport, 6.4 km (4.0 mi) northeast of Delta, at the Delta Municipal Airport.

To reach the station from the intersection of Highway 50 and Highway 6 on the east side of delta, go northeast on highway 6 for 5.86 km (3.6 mi) to paved road on right, turn right, go southeast on airport access road for 0.21 km (0.1 mi) to the station on the left.

The station is a disk set in the top of a 30 cm (12 inches) square concrete post projecting 2 cm (1 inches) above ground. It is 18.3 m (60.0 ft) southeast of the airport beacon tower, 11 m (36.1 ft) northeast of the airport access road centerline, 3 m (9.8 ft) southeast of a utility pole with antennas, and 1.7 m (5.6 ft) south of metal witness post. The HH1 GPS is N392313.30, W1123046.68. This station is designated as a primary airport control station.

Condition: Mark found in good condition

Designation: AERONICA

Benchmark Agency: U.S. Coast & Geodetic Survey

Benchmark Agency (if other): None

Monumentation type: TRIANGULATION STATION Disk

Monumentation type (if other): None

County: Millard

USGS 7.5' Topographic Quadrangle Name (optional): Delta Northeast (1986)

Special Category (if other): None

Find type: Coordinates and/or to-reach information from the NGS database (or Geocaching's copy of it) were used

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Special category (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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