NZ0860 - USGS Z60, Oregon
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Volcanoguy
N 42° 52.761 W 122° 02.287
10T E 578555 N 4747865
Quick Description: U.S. Geological Survey elevation mark Z60.
Location: Oregon, United States
Date Posted: 11/10/2009 8:10:43 PM
Waymark Code: WM7MZD
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Ernmark
Views: 9

Long Description:
This elevation mark is located near the entrance to Lost Creek Campground. The elevation mark is about 200 feet west of the Pinnacles Road centerline and 50 feet south of the campground entrance road, set in top of boulder nearly flush with ground surface. The cap was set by the USGS in 1931 and was marked Z60. Roads have changed since published description below.
NGS PID NZ0860 - (visit link)
DESCRIBED BY NATIONAL GEODETIC SURVEY 1931 3.3 MI SE FROM KERR NOTCH. ABOUT 3.3 MILES SOUTHEAST OF KERR NOTCH, KLAMATH COUNTY, ABOUT 3.15 MILES NORTHWEST ALONG THE EAST ENTRANCE HIGHWAY FROM THE EAST BOUNDARY OF CRATER LAKE NATIONAL PARK, AT LOST CREEK RANGER STATION, ABOUT 150 FEET WEST OF SURVEY STATION 469+50, AT THE JUNCTION OF A ROAD LEADING TO CLOUD CAMP, 55 FEET EAST OF THE SIDE ROAD, 40 FEET NORTH OF THE EAST ENTRANCE HIGHWAY, AND IN A BOULDER. A UNITED STATES GEOLOGICAL SURVEY STANDARD DISK, STAMPED Z 60 1931.
Condition: Mark found in good condition

Designation: Z60

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): Crater Lake East

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: NZ0860

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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