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HB0376 - Q389
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member trailhound1
N 37° 04.504 W 088° 45.119
16S E 344261 N 4104636
Quick Description: HB0376 - Q389 marker set in the top of a concrete post next to a metal witness post just off KY 305 near the railroad crossing.
Location: Kentucky, United States
Date Posted: 6/18/2012 5:50:42 PM
Waymark Code: WMENG4
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Ernmark
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Long Description:
DESCRIBED BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1968 0.9 MI SW FROM WEST PADUCAH. ABOUT 0.3 MILE WEST ALONG THE ILLINOIS CENTRAL RAILROAD FROM THE POST OFFICE AT WEST PADUCAH TO MAXON CROSSING, THENCE 0.6 MILE SOUTH ALONG THE ILLINOIS CENTRAL RAILROAD, 51 FEET NORTHWEST OF THE CENTER OF A CROSSING OF THE RAILROAD AND STATE HIGHWAY 305 WHICH IS CAIRO ROAD, 47 FEET WEST OF THE WEST RAIL, 44 FEET NORTHWEST OF THE CENTERLINE OF THE HIGHWAY, 22 1/2 FEET NORTH OF A TELEPHONE POLE WHICH IS BRACED BY A GUY WIRE, 1 1/2 FEET EAST OF A FENCE, 1.4 FEET WEST OF A METAL WITNESS POST, ABOUT 2 1/2 FEET BELOW THE LEVEL OF THE TRACK, AND SET IN THE TOP OF A CONCRETE POST WHICH PROJECTS 12 INCHES.
Condition: Mark found in good condition

Designation: Q389 - 1968

Benchmark Agency: U.S. Coast & Geodetic Survey

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

County: McCracken County, KY

USGS 7.5' Topographic Quadrangle Name (optional): Heath

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: HB0376

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

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