Morrison Benchmark
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member 8Nuts MotherGoose
N 41° 48.617 W 089° 57.864
16T E 253755 N 4632961
Quick Description: Located in the Whiteside County Court House lawn.
Location: Illinois, United States
Date Posted: 7/20/2010 4:38:43 PM
Waymark Code: WM9A5Z
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Ernmark
Views: 2

Long Description:
The description in the documented history for this benchmark is correct, but the given coordinates are 0.3 miles off.
Located in the NE corner of the intersection of Knox and Cherry streets, in the SW corner of the Whiteside County Courthouse lawn. Mark is 7 feet east of a concrete retaining wall and about five feet south-southwest of the more westerly of two posts supporting a sign for the Whiteside County Courthouse.
Condition: Mark found in good condition

Designation: MORRISON

Benchmark Agency: U.S. Coast & Geodetic Survey

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

County: Whiteside

USGS 7.5' Topographic Quadrangle Name (optional): Morrison

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:
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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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cneumann98 visited Morrison Benchmark 3/8/2012 cneumann98 visited it