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DUNKIRK LT ECC RM #2 - Dunkirk, New York
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Szuchie
N 42° 29.632 W 079° 21.235
17T E 635267 N 4705924
Quick Description: This U.S. Geodetic & Survey reference mark is one of two for the triangulation disk located near the top of the Point Gratiot Lighthouse in Dunkirk, New York.
Location: New York, United States
Date Posted: 7/27/2012 12:45:15 PM
Waymark Code: WMEZB9
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Black Dog Trackers
Views: 2

Long Description:
This U.S. Geodetic & Survey reference mark is located on the Point ratiot Lighthouse in Dunkirk, New York.

This disk, RM #1 and the DUNKIRK LT ECC triangulation disk are cemented to the concrete steel deck right below the light on the lighthouse. RM #2 is located at the southwest corner of the steel deck.

The marks were accessed during a guided tour of the lighthouse - which took visitors up to the steel deck. The price for the tours at this time are $7 per person.

The marks are in good condition, and stamped with the date: 1972.
Condition: Mark found in good condition

Designation: DUNKIRK LT ECC RM #2

Benchmark Agency: National Geodetic Survey

Monumentation type: REFERENCE MARK Disk

County: Chautauqua

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: NC1759

Benchmark Agency (if other): Not listed

Monumentation type (if other): Not listed

USGS 7.5' Topographic Quadrangle Name (optional): 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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