CRAZY ! - NC/SC Border at US 17
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Ernmark
N 33° 53.729 W 078° 35.529
17S E 722656 N 3753177
Quick Description: Crazy is exactly what you'll be if you visit this benchmark set By the NC Geodetic Survey in the median of busy US 17 at the NC/SC border!
Location: North Carolina, United States
Date Posted: 11/29/2007 3:45:56 PM
Waymark Code: WM2P64
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Black Dog Trackers
Views: 60

Long Description:
Fortunately for me I decided to look for this mark (which is not in the Geocaching database) on an early morning drive in November.

Here is the official description in the official datasheet in the NGS (National Geodetic Survey) database:

STATION DESCRIPTION

DESCRIBED BY NORTH CAROLINA GEODETIC SURVEY 1998 (WLL)
STATION IS LOCATED ABOUT 13.3 MI (21.4 KM) WEST-SOUTHWEST OF SHALLOTTE AND 1.5 MI (2.4 KM) WEST OF CALABASH, AT THE NORTH CAROLINA-SOUTH CAROLINA STATE LINE, IN THE MEDIAN OF US 17 AND IN THE SOUTHWEST END OF THE FIRST CATCH BASIN, NORTHEAST OF THE STATE LINE. MARK IS ABOUT 3-FT LOWER THAN US 17 AND FLUSH WITH GROUND. LOCATED 142 FT (43.3 M) NORTHEAST OF THE CENTERLINE OF THE CROSSOVER AT THE STATE LINE, 33.9 FT (10.3 M) SOUTHEAST OF THE CENTERLINE OF US 17 SOUTHBOUND LANES AND 24.9 FT (7.6 M) NORTHWEST OF THE CENTERLINE OF US 17 NORTHBOUND LANES.

Remember: The NGS, NCGS, Groundspeak Staff, U.S. Benchmarks category managers, waymark poster, Internet Service Provider, & PC manufacturer are not liable for injuries resulting from visiting this waymark.

Seriously, excercise caution if you're crazy enough to look for this one!
Condition: Mark found in good condition

Designation: CRAZY 1998

Benchmark Agency: Not listed

Monumentation type: HORIZONTAL CONTROL Disk

County: Brunswick

USGS 7.5' Topographic Quadrangle Name (optional): USGS Calabash - NC/SC

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: AJ4910

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

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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