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USACOE Survey Mark OWW R/W N832+16A - Ortona Lock, Ortona, FL
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BoomersOTR
N 26° 47.395 W 081° 18.209
17R E 469834 N 2963202
Quick Description: US Army Corp of Engineers Survey Mark located at the Ortona Lock and Dam along the Okeechobee Waterway in Glades County, Florida.
Location: Florida, United States
Date Posted: 1/11/2019 8:31:47 AM
Waymark Code: WMZVZ5
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Ernmark
Views: 1

Long Description:
Located on the north side of the Caloosahatchee River at the US Army Corp of Engineers Ortona Lock and Dam is a USACOE survey marker.

To find this marker you need to go to the north-side of the lock. Take State Road 78 east of LaBelle or west of Moore Haven to Ortona Road turn south on Ortona Road. Go to the sign for the lock and dam and turn east on Lock Lane. Proceed east to the gate of the COE facility, there is a sign indicating authorized vehicles only. Park in the small parking lot on the left side of the road. Foot traffic is allowed beyond this point. Walk east north east along the paved road until it ends and becomes a grass road. Continue about a 10th of a mile to the corner of a fence on your left. There is a low area off of the raised embankment. About 30 to 40 feet north of the embankment along the fence line is a white witness post, at its base is a concrete monument with the brass survey marker.
Condition: Mark found in good condition

Designation: OWW R/W N832+16A

Benchmark Agency: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Monumentation type: Survey Mark

County: Glades County

USGS 7.5' Topographic Quadrangle Name (optional): Goodno

Find type: Found by luck/skill/knowledge

Benchmark Agency (if other): Not listed

Monumentation type (if other): Not listed

Special category (optional): Not listed

Special Category (if other): 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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