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EF1389 - Post Office – Florence, AL
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North
N 34° 48.117 W 087° 40.500
16S E 438256 N 3851288
Quick Description: PID EF1389, This vertical control mark is located in the front stoop of the U.S. Federal Courthouse and Post Office located at 210 N Seminary St, Florence, AL.
Location: Alabama, United States
Date Posted: 7/5/2013 2:10:25 PM
Waymark Code: WMHFJB
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member NW_history_buff
Views: 3

Long Description:
The station is set on the horizontal surface near the leading edge of the of the stoop, south of the main entrance to the post office, just left of the right most column when standing in front of the PO (facing east).

Designation: F 481
Marker Type: bench mark disk
Setting: massive structures with deep foundations
Stability: Most reliable and expected to hold position/elevation well.

01/01/1983 by NGS (MONUMENTED)
DESCRIBED BY NATIONAL GEODETIC SURVEY 1983 IN FLORENCE. IN FLORENCE, A DISK SET IN THE FOUNDATION OF THE POST OFFICE, 29.17 METERS (95.7 FT) EAST OF THE CENTERLINE OF SEMINARY STREET, 8.66 METERS (28.4 FT) NORTH OF THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF THE POST OFFICE, 7.60 METERS (25.0 FT) SOUTH OF THE MAIN ENTRANCE TO THE POST OFFICE, 0.91 METERS (3.0 FT) NORTH OF THE CENTER OF THE SOUTHERNMOST PILLAR OF THE POST OFFICE, AND 0.30 METERS (1.0 FT) NORTH OF THE NORTH EDGE OF THE 3.7 FOOT SQUARE BASE OF THE PILLAR. THE MARK IS 0.76 M ABOVE GROUND.
Condition: Mark found in good condition

Designation: F 481

Benchmark Agency: National Geodetic Survey

Benchmark Agency (if other): N/A

Monumentation type: Vertical Control Mark

Monumentation type (if other): N/A

County: Lauderdale

USGS 7.5' Topographic Quadrangle Name (optional): Florence (1971)

Special category (optional): Not listed

Special Category (if other): N/A

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: EF1389

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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