Highway 40 Benchmark H268 NH0696
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member 8Nuts MotherGoose
N 42° 04.813 W 089° 57.517
16T E 255270 N 4662919
Quick Description: This benchmark is hidden by tall grass. Look close.
Location: Illinois, United States
Date Posted: 7/20/2010 2:26:52 PM
Waymark Code: WM9A5C
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Ernmark
Views: 1

Long Description:
From Mount Carroll, at the intersection of US Hwy 52 and State Hwy 78, go 0.4 miles south to the intersection of State Hwy 40, go 1.0 miles east on Hwy 40 to mark on the south side of road. Mark is 1.3 feet north of a fence and 0.7 feet south of metal survey marker sign.
Condition: Mark found in good condition

Designation: H268

Benchmark Agency: U.S. Coast & Geodetic Survey

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

County: Carroll

USGS 7.5' Topographic Quadrangle Name (optional): Mount Carroll

Find type: Coordinates and/or to-reach information from the NGS database (or Geocaching's copy of it) were used

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Benchmark Agency (if other): Not listed

Monumentation type (if other): Not listed

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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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