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Vertical Control Mark X 387 Reset - Waterville, WA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters
N 47° 36.765 W 119° 55.020
11T E 280790 N 5277383
Quick Description: This is another Vertical Control Mark along Highway 2, one of several set at crossroad signs.
Location: Washington, United States
Date Posted: 5/31/2018 4:26:30 PM
Waymark Code: WMYD51
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Ernmark
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Long Description:
Just over 8 miles east on Highway 2 from Waterville, X 387 Reset is about 4¾ miles west of the Farmer Community Hall. It is about 25 feet north of the north edge of the highway, beside the crossroad sign for westbound traffic for Brandts Road Northwest and H Road Southwest. A witness post is just east of the marker.

STATION DESCRIPTION
DESIGNATION -  X 387 RESET
PID         -  SW1074
STATE/COUNTY-  WA/DOUGLAS
COUNTRY     -  US
USGS QUAD   -  ALSTOWN (1968)

MARKER: DV = VERTICAL CONTROL DISK
SETTING: 7 = SET IN TOP OF CONCRETE MONUMENT
STAMPING: X 387 RESET 1981
MARK LOGO: NGS

DESCRIBED BY NATIONAL GEODETIC SURVEY 1982
4.45 MILES (7.16 KM) EAST ALONG US HIGHWAYS 2 FROM THE RAILROAD CROSSING IN DOUGLAS TO THE MARK ON THE LEFT, 0.1 MILE (0.2 KM) EAST OF RAILROAD LEADING SOUTHWEST, 11.89 M (39.01 FT) NORTH OF THE CENTERLINE OF THE HIGHWAY, 0.46 M (1.51 FT) EAST OF A CROSSING SIGN.
From the NGS Datasheet


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Condition: Mark found in good condition

Designation: X 387 RESET 1981

Benchmark Agency: National Geodetic Survey

Monumentation type: Vertical Control Mark

County: WA/DOUGLAS

USGS 7.5' Topographic Quadrangle Name (optional): ALSTOWN (1968)

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: SW1074

Benchmark Agency (if other): Not listed

Monumentation type (if other): Not listed

Special category (optional): Not listed

Special Category (if other): Not listed

Local database's URL (optional): Not listed

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