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Fetzer
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member slippeddisk
N 38° 56.701 W 078° 30.752
17S E 715575 N 4313617
Quick Description: Azimuth mark for station Fitzer in Shenandoah County VA.
Location: Virginia, United States
Date Posted: 9/10/2007 4:32:46 PM
Waymark Code: WM2607
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member GEO*Trailblazer 1
Views: 31

Long Description:
AZIMUTH MARK IS 13 FEET SOUTH SOUTHWEST OF A TELEPHONE POLE, 3 FEET NORTH OF A FENCE, 2 FEET NORTH OF A METAL WITNESS POST AND 18 FEET NORTH NORTHEAST OF THE CENTER LINE OF STATE HIGHWAY 600. THE MARK PROJECTS ABOUT 4 INCHES AND THE DISK IS STAMPED FETZER 1957. TO REACH FROM THE COURTHOUSE IN WOODSTOCK, GO NORTH NORTHEAST ON U.S. HIGHWAY 11 FOR 3.0 MILES TO CROSSROADS AND SIGN ON RIGHT SAUMSVILLE. TURN LEFT AND GO WEST NORTHWEST ON STATE HIGHWAY 600 FOR 2.0 MILES TO T INTERSECTION IN SAUMSVILLE, TURN RIGHT AND GO NORTH ON STATE HIGHWAY 600 FOR 0.15 MILE TO WHERE STATE HIGHWAY 600 TURNS LEFT, TURN LEFT ON STATE HIGHWAY 600 AND GO NORTHWESTERLY FOR 1.0 MILE TO CROSSROADS. CONTINUE STRAIGHT AHEAD ON STATE HIGHWAY 600 FOR 0.1 MILE TO AZIMUTH MARK ON RIGHT. CONTINUE NORTHWESTERLY ON STATE HIGHWAY 600 FOR 2.4 MILES TO TOP OF RIDGE AND WOODS ROAD ON RIGHT. TURN RIGHT ON WOODS ROAD AND GO NORTHERLY PASSING A CINDER BLOCK CABIN ON LEFT FOR 0.05 MILE TO FORK, TAKE LEFT FORK AND GO 0.15 MILE TO FORK, TAKE RIGHT FORK ON MAIN TRAVELED ROAD FOR 0.05 MILE TO END OF TRUCK TRAVEL. A 4-WHEEL DRIVE TRUCK CAN BE DRIVEN FROM THIS POINT ON BY PICKING WAY ALONG THE TOP OF RIDGE FOR ABOUT 0.7 MILE TO STATION. THIS LAST 0.7 MILE IS VERY ROCKY. HEIGHT OF LIGHT ABOVE STATION MARK 18 METERS.
Azimuth Condition: Perfect

Your Directions:
From the Post Office in the town of Toms Brook in Shenandoah County south on US Rt. 11 for 2.6 miles,then right (west) on County Road 600, 2 miles on CR 600 to town of Saumsville, right at the T intersection for a short distance to RT 600 again, turn left on 600 and travel for a mile to Rt. 623 known also as Back Road.From this intersection the mark is about 500 feet west on Rt. 600. It is in a well kept plot of land along side the road.


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Parking Coords: Not Listed

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