Michigan Prime Meridian Benchmark
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member GT.US
N 42° 25.436 W 084° 21.772
16T E 716952 N 4700215
Quick Description: This benchmark was found in Michigans Baseline Meridian State Park.
Location: Michigan, United States
Date Posted: 11/17/2010 3:52:48 AM
Waymark Code: WMA4VH
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Ernmark
Views: 21

Long Description:
The park is irregularly shaped. You may enter from the East. Bring a map, and pay attention to the no trespassing signs.

Hunting season is a good time to avoid looking for this one, also.

This benchmark is a replacement of a monument to the Michigan Prime Meridian that has disappeared.

Intformation on the park is here (visit link)

Thank-You to Cowboy Nate for the additional photograph!
Condition: Mark found in good condition

Designation: PA245 284M Ingham County

Benchmark Agency: other (not included below)

Benchmark Agency (if other): Ingham County

Monumentation type: TRIANGULATION STATION Disk

County: Ingham

Special category (optional): Not listed

Find type: Found by luck/skill/knowledge

Monumentation type (if other): Not listed

USGS 7.5' Topographic Quadrangle Name (optional): Not listed

Special Category (if other): Not listed

Web address of this benchmark's datasheet (optional): Not listed

NGS PID: 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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