PY0538 - USCGS A373 1967 - Idaho
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Volcanoguy
N 44° 12.178 W 111° 50.714
12T E 432465 N 4894763
Quick Description: U.S. Coast & Geodetic Survey benchmark A373, Idaho.
Location: Idaho, United States
Date Posted: 6/1/2012 6:51:02 PM
Waymark Code: WMEHRZ
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Ernmark
Views: 1

Long Description:
This benchmark is located along the Red Road, about 17 miles north northwest of Parker, Idaho. The cap is located about 75 feet northeast of the road centerline and is set in a large lava outcrop. The cap was set by the U.S. Coast & Geodetic Survey in 1967 and was marked A373.
NGS PID PY0538 - (visit link)
DESCRIBED BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1967 20.0 MI N FROM PARKER. 0.1 MILE SOUTH ALONG A STREET FROM THE POST OFFICE AT PARKER, THENCE 1.0 MILE WEST ALONG A COUNTY ROAD, THENCE 18.9 MILES NORTH ALONG A COUNTY ROAD, AT A SMALL RISE IN THE ROAD, IN THE TOP OF A LARGE FLAT LAVA OUTCROP PROJECTING ABOUT 1/2 FOOT, 75 FEET NORTHEAST OF THE CENTER LINE OF THE ROAD, 25.1 FEET NORTHWEST OF A WITNESS POST, AND ABOUT LEVEL WITH THE ROAD.
Condition: Mark found in good condition

Designation: A373

Benchmark Agency: U.S. Coast & Geodetic Survey

Monumentation type: BENCH MARK (or B.M.) disk

County: Fremont

USGS Topographic Quadrangle Name: Split Rock

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: PY0538

Benchmark Agency (if other): Not listed

Monumentation type (if other): Not listed

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Visit Instructions:
  1. A closeup photo of the mark 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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