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USGS MARK NEAR TUSCA 1935 - Perry County, PA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Ernmark
N 40° 27.559 W 077° 24.918
18T E 295209 N 4481540
Quick Description: USGS disk set 8 inches N of Reference Mark 2 for US Coast & Geodetic Survey triangulation station "TUSCA" along the Juniata/Perry County border.
Location: Pennsylvania, United States
Date Posted: 10/31/2007 4:49:48 PM
Waymark Code: WM2GNA
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Black Dog Trackers
Views: 43

Long Description:
This disk is located about 150 feet N of the unpaved road running along the top of Tuscarora Mountain at the Juniata-Perry County line - 1.5 miles SW of where PA 74 croses the mountain.

The disk is 12.830 meters S (185°) of "TUSCA" - NGS PID # KW2864 at the location of TUSCA Reference Mark #2.

This disk can be reached from Ickesburg by travelling NW along PA 74 to the Perry-Juniata County line. At this point the highway turns left. Turn left at the gravel road (Pete Rice Jr. RD) which veers left & follow up the mountain for 1.5 miles to the disk(s) on the right.

Note - this is a gated road & may be closed at various times of the year.
Condition: Mark found in good condition

Designation: - blank -

Benchmark Agency: U.S. Geological Survey

Monumentation type: Disk (unspecified type)

County: Perry

USGS 7.5' Topographic Quadrangle Name (optional): Spruce Hill - PA

Find type: Found by luck/skill/knowledge

NGS PID: KW2863 (non-published)

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

Local database's URL (optional): Not listed

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