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Empire State Building Antenna - New York, NY
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote
N 40° 44.906 W 073° 59.139
18T E 585632 N 4511326
Quick Description: This benchmark is the TV mast for the Empire State Building.
Location: New York, United States
Date Posted: 12/12/2013 1:53:14 PM
Waymark Code: WMJPAZ
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Ernmark
Views: 37

Long Description:
The top of the mast made this building the tallest in the city, until the North Tower of the World Trade Center was built, but then the building became the tallest in the city again after September 11th. Just a few years ago, this is now official the second tallest building in the city after the new Freedom Tower was built.
Condition: Mark found in good condition

Designation: EMPIRE STATE BUILDING

Benchmark Agency: other (not included below)

Monumentation type: Radio/TV Mast

County: New York

Special category (optional): Not listed

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: KU3602

Benchmark Agency (if other): Not listed

Monumentation type (if other): Not listed

USGS 7.5' Topographic Quadrangle Name (optional): Not listed

Special Category (if other): Not listed

Local database's URL (optional): Not listed

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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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