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Benchmark L 513 - Tonasket, WA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters
N 48° 39.026 W 119° 28.162
11U E 318130 N 5391539
Quick Description: At the north end of the Okanogan River bridge, this is north of Riverside and South of Tonasket on Highway 97
Location: Washington, United States
Date Posted: 1/25/2019 9:54:52 PM
Waymark Code: WMZYXA
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Ernmark
Views: 1

Long Description:
Though in the spring it could be covered with sand and in the winter with snow, this Benchmark is easy to find if one can find a 650 foot long bridge. The benchmark is in the east curb at the north end of the bridge, about 2 feet from the north end and about a foot in from the curb edge.
STATION DESCRIPTION
DESIGNATION -  L 513
PID         -  TP0878
STATE/COUNTY-  WA/OKANOGAN
COUNTRY     -  US
USGS QUAD   -  TONASKET (1981)
 
MARKER: DB = BENCH MARK DISK
SETTING: 31 = SET IN A PAVEMENT SUCH AS A CURB
SP_SET: BRIDGE CURB
STAMPING: L 513 1981
MARK LOGO: NGS

DESCRIBED BY NATIONAL GEODETIC SURVEY 1981

19.1 KM (11.85 MI) NORT FROM RIVERSIDE.
ALONG US HIGHWAY 97, IN TOP OF THE NORTHEAST END OF THE SOUTHEAST CURB OF A CONCRETE BRIDGE OVER THE OKANOGAN RIVER AND THE BURLINGTON NORTHERN RAILROAD, 7.0 KM (4.35 MI) SOUTH OF TONASKET, 0.25 METER (0.8 FT) SOUTHEAST OF THE NORTHWEST EDGE OF THE CURB, 0.5 METER (1.5 FT) SOUTHWEST OF THE NORTHEAST EDGE OF THE CURB.
THE MARK IS 0.15 M ABOVE THE HIGHWAY.
From the NGS Datasheet


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Condition: Mark found in good condition

Designation: L 513

Benchmark Agency: National Geodetic Survey

Monumentation type: BENCH MARK (or B.M.) Disk

County: OKANOGAN

USGS 7.5' Topographic Quadrangle Name (optional): TONASKET

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: TP0878

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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