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YOUNG AZ MK - Pennsylvania
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member shorbird
N 41° 05.620 W 079° 19.261
17T E 641007 N 4550513
Quick Description: This is the azimuth mark for triangulation station YOUNG, in Porter Township, Clarion County.
Location: Pennsylvania, United States
Date Posted: 7/29/2012 7:26:02 AM
Waymark Code: WMEZNX
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member GEO*Trailblazer 1
Views: 3

Long Description:
DESCRIBED BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1958 (JEG) THE STATION IS LOCATED ABOUT 6 MILES NORTH OF NEW BETHLEHEM, ABOUT 9 MILES EAST-SOUTHEAST OF SLIGO, ABOUT 9-1/2 MILES SOUTH-SOUTHEAST OF CLARION. IT IS 19 FEET NORTH-NORTHEAST OF THE EDGE OF A FIELD, 17 FEET EAST-NORTHEAST OF A 28-INCH TRIANGULAR BLAZED TREE AND 2 FEET EAST OF A WHITE WITNESS POST. TO REACH THE STATION FROM THE COURTHOUSE IN CLARION, GO EAST ON U.S. HIGHWAY 322 FOR 0.34 MILE TO THE JUNCTION OF STATE HIGHWAY 66 AND U.S. HIGHWAY 322. TURN RIGHT ON STATE HIGHWAY 66 AND GO SOUTH FOR 7.26 MILES TO THE LIMESTONE POST OFFICE. CONTINUE SOUTH ON STATE HIGHWAY 66 FOR 2.34 MILES TO A SERVICE STATION ON THE RIGHT HAND SIDE OF THE HIGHWAY. CONTINUE SOUTH ON STATE HIGHWAY 66 FOR 0.1 MILE TO THE AZIMUTH MARK ON THE LEFT HAND SIDE OF THE HIGHWAY. CONTINUE SOUTH ON STATE HIGHWAY 66 FOR 0.03 MILE TO A SIGN READING YOUNGS TURKEY FARM AND A GRAVELED ROAD ON THE RIGHT HAND SIDE OF THE HIGHWAY. TURN RIGHT ONTO THE GRAVELED ROAD AND GO WEST FOR 0.23 MILE TO A WIRE GAP AND A TRACK ROAD. PASS THROUGH THE WIRE GAP AND GO SOUTH ON THE TRACK ROAD UPHILL FOR 0.10 MILE TO ANOTHER WIRE GAP ENTERING A FIELD. PASS THROUGH THE WIRE GAP AND TURN SHARP RIGHT AND GO WEST ALONG THE NORTH EDGE OF A FIELD FOR 0.11 MILE TO A WIRE GAP AT THE EDGE OF THE WOODS AT THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF THE FIELD. TURN RIGHT AND PASS THROUGH WIRE GAP AND GO NORTH ON A TRACK ROAD UPHILL THROUGH THE WOODS FOR 0.18 MILE TO A FIELD. TURN RIGHT AND GO ALONG THE EDGE OF A FIELD FOR 0.06 MILE TO THE SUMMIT OF A HILL AND STATION AS DESCRIBED. THE STATION MARK, A STANDARD DISK STAMPED YOUNG 1958, IS SET IN THE TOP OF A SQUARE CONCRETE MONUMENT PROJECTING ABOUT 4 INCHES ABOVE THE SURFACE OF THE GROUND. REFERENCE MARK NO 1, A STANDARD DISK STAMPED YOUNG NO 1 1958, IS SET IN THE TOP OF A SQUARE CONCRETE MONUMENT PROJECTING ABOUT 4 INCHES ABOVE THE SURFACE OF THE GROUND. REFERENCE MARK NO 2, A STANDARD DISK STAMPED YOUNG NO 2 1958, IS SET IN THE TOP OF A SQUARE CONCRETE MONUMENT PROJECTING ABOUT 3 INCHES ABOVE THE SURFACE OF THE GROUND. THE AZIMUTH MARK, A STANDARD DISK STAMPED YOUNG 1958, IS SET IN THE TOP OF A SQUARE CONCRETE MONUMENT PROJECTING ABOUT 5 INCHES ABOVE THE SURFACE OF THE GROUND. IT IS 21 FEET EAST OF THE CENTER OF STATE HIGHWAY 66, 1 FOOT SOUTH OF POWERLINE POLE NUMBER 131532 AND 1 FOOT SOUTHWEST OF A WHITE WITNESS POST.
Azimuth Condition: Good

Your Directions:
From the intersection of State Highway 66 and Piney Creek Road in Limestone, go south for 2.4 miles on Highway 66 to the mark on the left. It is set in the top of a concrete post projecting 1 inch above the surface of the ground. It is 21 feet east of the centerline of Highway 66 and 1.5 feet north of power pole Number 1000-194 with 3 transformers.


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