8703 - Cape May, NJ
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Ernmark
N 38° 56.095 W 074° 54.080
18S E 508551 N 4309558
Quick Description: New Jersey Geodetic Survey located along the N side of Beach Avenue in the E part of Cape May.
Location: New Jersey, United States
Date Posted: 10/22/2008 4:48:39 PM
Waymark Code: WM50QX
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Black Dog Trackers
Views: 7

Long Description:
This NJ Geodetetic Survey disk was discovered while on a nighttime stroll along Beach Avenue. Many of these old disks dating back to the 1930s have made it into the NGS database in nearby Wildwood - however, as of this date, none from Cape May are in the database.

This disk is located in the W quadrant of the T intersection of Beach Avenue (running ENE-WSW) & Pittsburgh Avenue (running NNW). The disk is about 4" N of the N edge of the 'E-W' sidewalk & about 3" E of the 'N-S' sidewalk.

The Pier House Restaurant is located on this corner.
Condition: Mark found in good condition

Designation: 8703

Benchmark Agency: Not listed

Benchmark Agency (if other): New Jersey Department of Conservation and Development

Monumentation type: Disk (unspecified type)

Monumentation type (if other): Concrete

County: Cape May

USGS 7.5' Topographic Quadrangle Name (optional): Cape May - NJ

Find type: Found by luck/skill/knowledge

Special category (optional): Not listed

Special Category (if other): Not listed

Web address of this benchmark's datasheet (optional): Not listed

NGS PID: 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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