NOS - 845 4538 C - Wickford, RI
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member king.hubi
N 41° 34.293 W 071° 27.136
19T E 295544 N 4605111
Quick Description: A National Ocean Service (NOS) tidal bench mark disk in Wickford, Narragansett Bay, Rhode Island.
Location: Rhode Island, United States
Date Posted: 9/28/2009 7:05:46 PM
Waymark Code: WM7AZV
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Ernmark
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Long Description:

From the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) datasheet:

BENCH MARK STAMPING: 4538 C 1994
DESIGNATION: 845 4538 C
MONUMENTATION: Tidal Station disk
SETTING CLASSIFICATION: Granite stairway entrance
VERTICAL MARK NUMBER: 1536

The bench mark is a disk set in a granite stairway entrance to the basement of the house at 7 Main Street, 19.99 m (65.6 ft) NE of the centerline of Main Street, 13.90 m (45.6 ft) WNW of power pole number 1087, and 2.71 m (8.9 ft) north of the north curb of Main Street.

Enjoy your visit of Wickford.
Condition: Mark found in good condition

Designation: 4538 C 1994

Benchmark Agency: National Ocean Service

Benchmark Agency (if other): NOS

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

Monumentation type (if other): Tidal Station disk

County: Washington

USGS 7.5' Topographic Quadrangle Name (optional): Wickford Historic District USGS Wickford Quad

Special category (optional): Not listed

Find type: Found by luck/skill/knowledge

Web address of this benchmark's datasheet (optional): [Web Link]

Special Category (if other): Not listed

NGS PID: Not listed

Local database's URL (optional): Not listed

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  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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