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NY0271 - USC&GS 'D 288' BM - Klamath County, OR
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NW_history_buff
N 42° 20.017 W 121° 24.015
10T E 631794 N 4688057
Quick Description: This NGS benchmark is located just off Hwy 140 in Bly Mountain Pass in Klamath County, OR.
Location: Oregon, United States
Date Posted: 10/5/2012 5:17:41 PM
Waymark Code: WMFE7Q
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Ernmark
Views: 3

Long Description:
I located this benchmark after seeing it on a topography map listed as BM 4909. This benchmark is ALSO used as Reference Mark 2 for the MAY benchmark series that lies just feet away from this benchmark.

NGS datasheet info: (See Station MAY ):

01/01/1948 by CGS (MONUMENTED) DESCRIBED BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1948 SEE STATION MAY

01/01/1942 by NGS (GOOD) RECOVERY NOTE BY NATIONAL GEODETIC SURVEY 1942 10.9 MI E FROM DAIRY. 10.9 MILES EAST OF POST OFFICE ALONG LAKEVIEW ROAD, 100 FEET SOUTH OF SUMMIT OF HILL, 56 FEET WEST OF CENTER LINE OF ROAD. WITNESS POST SET.

01/01/1968 by NGS (GOOD) RECOVERY NOTE BY NATIONAL GEODETIC SURVEY 1968 RECOVERED IN GOOD CONDITION.

Condition: Mark found in good condition

Designation: D 288

Benchmark Agency: U.S. Coast & Geodetic Survey and State Survey

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

County: Klamath County

USGS 7.5' Topographic Quadrangle Name (optional): Yonna (1988)

Find type: Searched @ "BM" on a topographic map

Web address of this benchmark's datasheet (optional): [Web Link]

NGS PID: NY0271

Local database's URL (optional): [Web Link]

Benchmark Agency (if other): Not listed

Monumentation type (if other): Not listed

Special category (optional): Not listed

Special Category (if other): Not listed

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