Palasades Park - North Benchmark
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member 8Nuts MotherGoose
N 42° 07.490 W 090° 09.442
15T E 734969 N 4667547
Quick Description: This benchmark is mounted in the face of a cliff.
Location: Illinois, United States
Date Posted: 7/20/2010 10:49:57 AM
Waymark Code: WM9A3K
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Ernmark
Views: 1

Long Description:
From the intersection of US Hwy 52 and State Hwy 84 at the bridge over the Mississippi River in Savanna. Go 1.4 miles north on Hwy 84. Mark is on the right, set vertically in the west face of a rock cliff. about 2.5 feet above the level of the highway.
A GPS unit near this benchmark gets a lost signal. Listed coordinates are adjusted from gps readings aquired from across the highway.
Condition: Mark found in good condition

Designation: F273

Benchmark Agency: U.S. Coast & Geodetic Survey

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

County: Carroll

USGS 7.5' Topographic Quadrangle Name (optional): Savanna

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]


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

Visit Instructions:
  1. A closeup photo of the mark taken by you is required.
  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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