TOWNSEND RESET - Allegany State Park, New York
Posted by: Szuchie
N 42° 07.573 W 078° 42.016
17T E 690086 N 4666349
Quick Description: This U.S Coast & Geodetic Survey triangulation station is located in Allegany State Park, near Salamanca, New York.
Location: New York, United States
Date Posted: 7/27/2012 12:13:54 PM
Waymark Code: WMEZB3
This U.S. Coast & Geodetic Survey triangulation station (designated TOWNSEND RESET) is placed in Allegany State Park, near the Summit Fire Tower.
The station is set in a 10 x 10 square concrete monument, that is approximately 6 inches above the level of the ground. The mark is in excellent condition and stamped with the date: 1935.
Within 60-70 of this mark are two reference marks, whose coordinates are as follows:
- Reference mark #1: N 42 07.562, W 078 42.010
- Reference mark #2: N 42 07.572, W 078 42.033
Also according to the NGS, there is an azimuth mark, however at this time, it has not been searched for.
Condition: Mark found in good condition
Benchmark Agency: U.S. Coast & Geodetic Survey
Monumentation type: TRIANGULATION STATION disk
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: NC1033
Benchmark Agency (if other): Not listed
Monumentation type (if other): Not listed
USGS Topographic Quadrangle Name: Not listed
Special category (optional): Not listed
Special Category (if other): Not listed
Local database's URL (optional): Not listed
- A closeup photo of the mark is required.
- A 'distant' photo including the mark in the view is highly recommended. Include the compass direction you faced when you took the picture.