NY0629 - USGS 5405, Oregon
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Volcanoguy
N 42° 47.228 W 121° 58.651
10T E 583628 N 4737683
Quick Description: U.S. Geological Survey elevation mark 5405
Location: Oregon, United States
Date Posted: 11/3/2009 8:11:59 PM
Waymark Code: WM7K88
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Ernmark
Views: 8

Long Description:
This elevation mark is located along the old alignment of Highway 97 near Sun Pass. The mark is about 25 feet SE of road centerline in a flat boulder. The elevation mark was set by the USGS in 1929 and was marked 5404.480 feet.
NGS PID NY0629 - (visit link)
DESCRIBED BY NATIONAL GEODETIC SURVEY 1934. 3.5 MILES SOUTHWEST ALONG THE OLD STAGE ROAD FROM SAND CREEK JUNCTION, KLAMATH COUNTY, 7.5 MILES NORTH ALONG THE DALLES- CALIFORNIA HIGHWAY FROM FORT KLAMATH JUNCTION, AT THE SUMMIT OF SUN PASS, AT MILEAGE 239.5, 25 FEET EAST OF THE HIGHWAY CENTERLINE, 6 FEET NORTHWEST OF A 10 INCH BLAZED LODGEPOLE PINE TREE SCRIBED U.S.B.M., IN A FLAT BOULDER. A UNITED STATES GEOLOGICAL SURVEY STANDARD DISK STAMPED 5404.480 1929.
Condition: Mark found in good condition

Designation: 5405

Benchmark Agency: U.S. Geological Survey

Monumentation type: Not labeled BENCH MARK, but with an ELEVATION marked on it

County: Klamath

USGS 7.5' Topographic Quadrangle Name (optional): Sun Pass

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: NY0629

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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  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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