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A 25 - Buffalo, New York
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Szuchie
N 42° 52.670 W 078° 53.368
17T E 672369 N 4749409
Quick Description: This U.S. Coast & Geodetic Survey benchmark is located on the Buffalo Main Lighthouse in Buffalo, New York.
Location: New York, United States
Date Posted: 9/18/2012 5:27:01 PM
Waymark Code: WMFA6Q
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member NW_history_buff
Views: 5

Long Description:
This U.S. Coast & Geodetic Survey benchmark (designated A 25) is located on the Buffalo Main Lighthouse in Buffalo, New York. The lighthouse is located at the mouth of the Buffalo River as it empties into Lake Erie.

The benchmark is set vertically in the stone water table (lip) of the lighthouse, approximatly 2.5 feet above the ground. Additionally, the mark is located almost directly below two plaques set into the lighthouse detailing the rehabilitation of the lighthouse that occured in 1961.

The mark is stamped with the date: 1921.
Condition: Mark found in good condition

Designation: A 25

Benchmark Agency: U.S. Coast & Geodetic Survey

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

County: Erie

USGS 7.5' Topographic Quadrangle Name (optional): Buffalo NW

Find type: Coordinates and/or to-reach information from the NGS database (or Geocaching's copy of it) were used

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Benchmark Agency (if other): Not listed

Monumentation type (if other): Not listed

Special category (optional): Not listed

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Local database's URL (optional): Not listed

Visit Instructions:
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  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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