Hanover No 1 Reference Mark
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member 8Nuts MotherGoose
N 42° 17.813 W 090° 20.586
15T E 719019 N 4686158
Quick Description: One of the reference marks for Triangulation Station HANOVER
Location: Illinois, United States
Date Posted: 7/16/2010 10:48:37 AM
Waymark Code: WM991P
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Ernmark
Views: 3

Long Description:
Located 0.2 miles north of the intersection of S. Blackjack Rd and W Batey Hollow Rd. Mark is on top of a hill and on the east side of the road near a metal survey marker sign.
This mark is refered in the discription for NJ0884, Triangulation Station HANOVER below
DESCRIBED BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1931 (HWH) THREE AND ONE-HALF MILES NORTHWEST OF HANOVER AT POINT WHERE RIDGE ROUTE TO GALENA AND BLANDING DIVIDES, ON LAND BELONGING TO MRS. E. ARMSTRONG, WHO LIVES AT STATION SITE. TO REACH FROM HANOVER, GO OUT OF TOWN ON PAVED HIGHWAY ACROSS APPLE RIVER BRIDGE, TAKE DISTANCES FROM BRIDGE, CONTINUE AHEAD TO 0.2 MILE AND TAKE DIRT ROAD TO GALENA WHICH TURNS LEFT AT THIS POINT, CONTINUE ON MAIN-TRAVELED ROAD AND TOP OF RIDGE 4.5 MILES TO FORKS IN ROAD AND STATION SITE. STATION IS IN OATFIELD BACK OF HOUSE, 7.27 METERS NORTH OF FENCE, 11.87 METERS NORTHEAST OF GATE LEADING TO FIELD, 11.47 METERS EAST OF THE PROLONGATION OF THE CENTERLINE OF LANE LEADING FROM HOUSE TO FIELD, 42 METERS WEST OF FENCE ALONG ROAD ON EAST SIDE OF PLACE. MARK IS 8 INCHES BELOW SURFACE. REFERENCE MARK NO. 1 IS 1/4 MILE NORTH OF THE STATION, 1 FOOT EAST OF FENCE ON TOP OF HILL, 30 FEET EAST OF CENTER OF ROAD, 50 YARDS NORTH OF 12-INCH OAK TREE WHICH IS AT THE POINT WHERE ROAD CURVES. MARK IS 4 INCHES ABOVE SURFACE. REFERENCE MARK NO. 2 IS EAST OF THE STATION IN THE SOUTHEAST CORNER OF THE FIELD, 1 FOOT NORTH OF GATE IN THAT CORNER, 1 FOOT WEST OF FENCE, ON TOP OF BANK ON WEST SIDE OF ROAD, AND 9 METERS WEST OF THE CENTERLINE OF THE NORTH-SOUTH ROAD. HEIGHT OF SIGNAL ABOVE STATION MARK - 27 METERS.
Condition: Mark found in good condition

Designation: HANOVER NO 1 1931

Benchmark Agency: U.S. Coast & Geodetic Survey

Monumentation type: REFERENCE MARK Disk

County: Jo Daviess

USGS 7.5' Topographic Quadrangle Name (optional): Hanover

Find type: Found by luck/skill/knowledge

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

NGS PID: NJ0884

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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