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Benchmark KU4015 - New York, NY
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member woz171
N 40° 50.448 W 073° 56.484
18T E 589244 N 4521623
Quick Description: Triangulation disk and reference markers in Upper Manhattan, NY.
Location: New York, United States
Date Posted: 6/8/2012 1:12:45 PM
Waymark Code: WMEKAP
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Ernmark
Views: 6

Long Description:
Triangulation disk and reference markers 1 and 2 are located on roof of a hospital building at Broadway between 167 & 168th St in Manhattan. The roof of this building is not accessible to the general public. All three disk are in good condition, although the site specific stamping is somewhat worn. Close-up photos have been edited (brightness and contrast) to try to bring out detail.

Reference mark 3 is located on the SE corner of 162nd St and Broadway. This marker is on a public sidewalk. Disk is very worn. Site specific stamping is not legible.
Condition: Mark found in good condition

Designation: HOSPITAL 1937

Benchmark Agency: other (not included below)

Benchmark Agency (if other): US Coast Geodetic Survey

Monumentation type: TRIANGULATION STATION Disk

County: New York

USGS 7.5' Topographic Quadrangle Name (optional): CENTRAL PARK

Find type: Found by luck/skill/knowledge

Web address of this benchmark's datasheet (optional): [Web Link]

NGS PID: KU4015

Monumentation type (if other): Not listed

Special category (optional): 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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