Florida Geocac Benchmark
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member legna and sOulbAit
N 29° 53.892 W 081° 18.886
17R E 469610 N 3307546
Quick Description: This is a new waymark placed in the City of St. Augustine
Location: Florida, United States
Date Posted: 2/19/2009 6:25:26 AM
Waymark Code: WM5W84
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member tiki-4
Views: 142

Long Description:

 


Florida Geocac Benchmark Project


GEOCACHING.COM & NGS PROJECT IN COOPERATION WITH THE STATES


 


Purpose


To set a GEOCAC Benchmark in all 50 States for inclusion in the NGS Data Base.


 


What is GEOCAC


GEOCAC is the official agency code for Geocachers who report their benchmark recoveries to the
National Geodetic Survey.


 


Information about this BENCHMARK


This benchmark is made by Berntsen International and designed by GEO*Trailblazer 1


This benchmark is 4 inches in diameter and has a stud on the bottom that is 3 inches long that protrudes into the concrete.


The concrete pedestal is approximately 4 foot deep and 12 inches in diameter with the lower part of the base approximately 18 inches in diameter.


Each benchmark will have the official name GEOCAC. Once the actual benchmark disks are set and registered,


 you will be able to do a search in the National Geodetic Survey database and retrieve their coordinates.

Marker Number: GEOCAC

Date: 02/19/2009

County: St Johns

Marker Type: City

Sponsored or placed by: legna and sOulbAit

Website: [Web Link]

Visit Instructions:
In your log, please say if you learned something new, and if you took any extra time to explore the area once you stopped at the historic marker waymark.

Please post a photo at the marker location.
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