USFS SS 2, Oregon
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Volcanoguy
N 43° 38.618 W 120° 55.341
10T E 667569 N 4834390
Quick Description: One of a series of benchmarks set in 1929 by the U.S. Forest Service.
Location: Oregon, United States
Date Posted: 7/1/2006 8:15:36 AM
Waymark Code: WMG3H
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Black Dog Trackers
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Long Description:
Set in 1929 by U.S. Forest Service, marked SS 2, elev. 5025. This benchmark is located along Rd. 22 at milepoint 35.20, or 0.30 miles south of junction with Rd. 2316. The benchmark is cap cemented to a rock about 20 feet southeast of road. About 55 feet to northeast is a large blazed Ponderosa Pine reference tree. Blaze is largely overgrown but SBM and 028 are still clearly visible carved in blaze. Based on other blased reference trees found in region, it probably read USBM 5028 and was a temporary benchmark used in surveys to set SS 2.
Condition: Mark found in good condition

Designation: SS 2

Benchmark Agency: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture Forest Service

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

County: Deschutes

USGS 7.5' Topographic Quadrangle Name (optional): Firestone Butte

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

Benchmark Agency (if other): Not listed

Monumentation type (if other): Not listed

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