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HB0383 - M389
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member trailhound1
N 37° 03.737 W 088° 47.602
16S E 340556 N 4103286
Quick Description: HB0383 - M389 benchmark set in concrete guardrail of bridge on old US 60.
Location: Kentucky, United States
Date Posted: 6/18/2012 6:00:04 PM
Waymark Code: WMENG5
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Ernmark
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Long Description:
DESCRIBED BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1968 3.6 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 1.1 MILES SOUTH ALONG THE ILLINOIS CENTRAL RAILROAD, THENCE 2.15 MILES WEST ALONG U.S. HIGHWAY 60, SET IN THE TOP AND 1.7 FEET WEST OF THE EAST END OF THE SOUTH CONCRETE GUARD RAIL BASE OF THE MOST EASTERLY OF THREE HIGHWAY BRIDGES, 20 FEET SOUTH OF THE CENTERLINE OF THE HIGHWAY, 193 FEET WEST OF THE CENTERLINE OF STATE HIGHWAY 1490, AND ABOUT 1 FOOT ABOVE THE LEVEL OF THE HIGHWAY.
Condition: Mark found in good condition

Designation: M389 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: HB0383

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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