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GOAT AZI - Sherman Res Unit of the Missionary Ridge - Chickamauga NBF.
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North
N 35° 04.133 W 085° 14.474
16S E 660364 N 3882096
Quick Description: I felt like I needed to be a goat to climb up the side of the hill from the road to reach this one. This BM is inside the Sherman Res Unit of the Missionary Ridge - Chickamauga NBF.
Location: Tennessee, United States
Date Posted: 6/21/2015 12:50:35 PM
Waymark Code: WMP353
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Ernmark
Views: 3

Long Description:
Park in the designated area for the Sherman Reservation on Lightfood Mill Rd. Follow N Crest Road (parking for residence only) until you reach the entrance to the National Battlefield Park. Follow the path/road (closed to vehicular traffic) until you reach the red plaques for Cleburne’s Division-Breckinridge's Corps. The station will be on the side of the hill. The concert post it is set on is visible for the tablets. -- Note: some of the Civil War monuments in the area look a lot like the station from a distance.

Location: In HAMILTON county, TN
Designation: GOAT AZI
Marker Type: triangulation station disk
Setting: set into the top of a round concrete monument
Stability: May hold, but of type commonly subject to surface motion.

Documented History (by the NGS)

01/01/1934 by CGS (MONUMENTED)
AZIMUTH MARK IS ON WEST SIDE OF BATTERY PARK HILL, 25 FEET FROM CENTER OF GRAVEL ROAD LEADING AROUND SUMMIT OF HILL, 18 FEET SOUTHEAST OF MONUMENT OF TENTH MISSOURI INFANTRY, AND ABOUT 0.75 MILE FROM STATION.
Condition: Mark found in good condition

Designation: GOAT AZI

Benchmark Agency: U.S. Coast & Geodetic Survey

Benchmark Agency (if other): N/A

Monumentation type: AZIMUTH MARK Disk

Monumentation type (if other): N/A

County: Hamilton

USGS 7.5' Topographic Quadrangle Name (optional): East Chattanooga

Special Category (if other): N/A

Find type: Found by luck/skill/knowledge

Special category (optional): Not listed

Web address of this benchmark's datasheet (optional): Not listed

NGS PID: 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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