X47, MF1177, Como, IL
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member 8Nuts MotherGoose
N 41° 47.098 W 089° 52.330
16T E 261323 N 4629889
Quick Description: An easy benchmark by the RR tracks.
Location: Illinois, United States
Date Posted: 7/23/2010 4:23:12 AM
Waymark Code: WM9AKZ
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Ernmark
Views: 1

Long Description:
DESCRIBED BY NATIONAL GEODETIC SURVEY 1944 AT ROUND GROVE. AT ROUND GROVE, WHITESIDE COUNTY, ON THE CHICAGO AND NORTH WESTERN RAILWAY, 4 POLES WEST OF THE STATION, AT A ROAD CROSSING, 48 FEET EAST OF THE CENTERLINE OF THE ROAD, 45 FEET NORTH OF THE CENTERLINE OF THE TRACK, 4 FEET SOUTHWEST OF A POLE, AND ABOUT 2 FEET LOWER THAN THE RAIL. A STANDARD DISK, STAMPED X 47 1934 AND SET IN THE TOP OF A CONCRETE POST.
Condition: Mark found in poor condition

Designation: X47

Benchmark Agency: U.S. Coast & Geodetic Survey

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

County: Whiteside

USGS 7.5' Topographic Quadrangle Name (optional): Como

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: MF1169

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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