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CX3108(ABSALOM AZ MK) - Pease Twp Belmont County OH
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member shorbird
N 40° 05.177 W 080° 45.299
17T E 520888 N 4437362
Quick Description: This is the azimuth mark for USC&GS triangulation station ABSALOM, in Pease Township, Belmont County.
Location: Ohio, United States
Date Posted: 7/13/2016 2:49:37 AM
Waymark Code: WMRNGR
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Ernmark
Views: 3

Long Description:
DESCRIBED BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1963 (VBM) NO MEASUREMENT FROM R.M. 1 TO R.M. 2 BECAUSE OF TREES ON LINE. THE STATION IS LOCATED ON THE EAST SLOPE OF A HILL THAT OVERLOOKS MARTINS FERRY, OHIO, AND WHEELING, WEST VIRGINIA. IT IS ABOUT 3/4 MILE NORTHWEST OF WHEELING ISLAND IN THE OHIO RIVER AND 2 MILES NORTH OF BRIDGEPORT. IT IS 5 FEET NORTH OF A STEEL WITNESS POST, 10 FEET EAST OF A WILD CHERRY TREE, 42 FEET WEST OF A TELEPHONE POLE AND IS ON THE PROPERTY OF MR. CHARLES ABSALOM. THE MONUMENT IS FLUSH AND THE DISK IS STAMPED ABSALOM 1963. TO REACH THE STATION FROM THE JUNCTION OF US 40 AND 250 AND STATE HIGHWAY 7 AT THE WEST END OF THE BRIDGE OVER THE OHIO RIVER IN BRIDGEPORT, OHIO. GO NORTH ON STATE HIGHWAY 7 FOR 1.6 MILES TO A SCHOOL ON THE LEFT AND HIGHWAY CURVES TO THE RIGHT. CONTINUE ON HIGHWAY 7 FOR 0.5 MILE TO A ROAD LEFT, STATE HIGHWAY 647. TURN LEFT AND GO 0.2 MILE TO A STOP SIGN AND ROAD FORK. TAKE RIGHT FORK AND GO 0.15 MILE TO A SIDE ROAD LEFT. TURN LEFT AND GO 0.55 MILE TO A GRAVELED SIDE ROAD LEFT. TURN LEFT AND GO 0.1 MILE TO A FORK. TAKE RIGHT FORK AND GO 0.05 MILE TO THE STATION ON RIGHT. TO REACH THE AZIMUTH MARK FROM THE STATION GO NORTHWEST ON GRAVELED ROAD FOR 0.05 MILE TO A REVERSE FORK. CONTINUE AHEAD FOR 0.1 MILE TO A T INTERSECTION. TURN LEFT ON A PAVED ROAD AND GO 0.85 MILE TO US HIGHWAY 250. TURN LEFT AND GO 0.2 MILE TO A GRAVELED ROAD RIGHT. TURN RIGHT AND GO 0.2 MILE TO A SHARP CURVE TO THE LEFT. CONTINUE AHEAD ON GRAVELED ROAD FOR 0.3 MILE TO A T INTERSECTION JUST EAST OF A CEMETERY. TURN LEFT AND GO EASTERLY FOR 0.45 MILE TO AZIMUTH MARK ON THE RIGHT. REFERENCE MARK 1 IS 47 FEET NORTH OF A TELEPHONE POLE, 75 FEET SOUTHWEST OF THE CENTERLINE OF A GRAVELED ROAD AND 2 FEET NORTHEAST OF A WITNESS POST. THE MONUMENT IS FLUSH AND THE DISK IS STAMPED ABSALOM NO 1 1963. REFERENCE MARK 2 IS 55 FEET NORTHEAST OF A FENCE, 67 FEET NORTH OF A WITNESS POST 9 FEET WEST OF A 10 INCH ELM TREE. THE MONUMENT IS FLUSH AND THE DISK IS STAMPED ABSALOM NO 2 1963. THE AZIMUTH MARK IS 1 FOOT NORTHWEST OF A POWERLINE POLE AND WITNESS POST AND 14 FEET SOUTHWEST OF THE CENTERLINE OF A GRAVELED ROAD. THE MONUMENT PROJECTS 6 INCHES AND THE DISK IS STAMPED ABSALOM 1963.
Azimuth Condition: Good

Your Directions:
TO REACH THE MARK FROM THE JUNCTION OF STATE HIGHWAY 7 AND STATE HIGHWAY 647 IN MARTINS FERRY, GO WEST ON HIGHWAY 647 FOR 1.4 MILES TO A SIDE ROAD LEFT. TURN LEFT AND GO SOUTH AND WEST FOR 1.8 MILES ON FERRYVIEW ROAD(COUNTY ROAD 22) TO US HIGHWAY 250. TURN RIGHT AND GO WEST ON HIGHWAY 250 FOR 0.1 MILE TO A SIDE ROAD LEFT. TURN LEFT AND GO SOUTHEAST ON OLD CADIZ ROAD(TOWNSHIP ROAD 700) FOR 0.75 MILE TO AZIMUTH MARK ON THE RIGHT.


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