PB0218 - USGS M315, OR
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Volcanoguy
N 43° 53.710 W 121° 22.142
10T E 630992 N 4861522
Quick Description: U.S. Geological Survey Benchmark M315
Location: Oregon, United States
Date Posted: 6/6/2008 8:09:34 PM
Waymark Code: WM3YJD
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Shorelander
Views: 8

Long Description:
This benchmark is located near Lava River Cave, about 150 feet north of the cave entrance building, between two large pines. The cap was set by the U.S. Geological Survey in 1927 and is stamped M 315, 4507.402 feet.
NGS PID PB0218 - (visit link)
DESCRIBED BY NATIONAL GEODETIC SURVEY 1934 12.5 MI S FROM BEND. 12.5 MILES SOUTH ALONG THE DALLES - CALIFORNIA HIGHWAY FROM THE RAILROAD STATION AT BEND, DESCHUTES COUNTY, AT LAVA RIVER CAVE, AT MILEAGE 154.3, IN THE STATE PARK, 170 FEET WEST OF THE HIGHWAY, 100 FEET NORTH OF THE LAVA FISSURE, 35 FEET EAST OF THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF THE PARK CABIN, IN A TRIANGLE FORMED BY THREE TREES, IN TOP OF A CONCRETE POST PROJECTING 10 INCHES ABOVE THE GROUND. A UNITED STATES GEOLOGICAL SURVEY STANDARD DISK STAMPED 4507.402 1927.
Condition: Mark found in good condition

Designation: M315

Benchmark Agency: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture Forest Service

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

County: Deschutes

USGS 7.5' Topographic Quadrangle Name (optional): Lava Butte

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: PB0218

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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