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CBL DRAKE 150 - Cherrytree Twp Venango County PA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member shorbird
N 41° 36.852 W 079° 44.526
17T E 604804 N 4607706
Quick Description: This is the 150 meter calibration baseline disk at the Titusville Airport, Venango County.
Location: Pennsylvania, United States
Date Posted: 4/20/2014 8:21:18 AM
Waymark Code: WMKJ72
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Ernmark
Views: 2

Long Description:
THE STATION IS LOCATED 5.7 KM (3.55 MI) SOUTHWEST OF TITUSVILLE, 5.0 KM (3.10 MI) NORTHEAST OF DIAMOND, 4.5 KM (2.80 MI) SOUTH OF HYDETOWN, AT THE TITUSVILLE AIRPORT, ON THE WEST EDGE OF THE SINGLE ASPHALT RUNWAY AND JUST TO THE NORTH AND ACROSS THE RUNWAY FROM THE MAIN CONNECTING TAXIWAY. OWNERSHIP--CITY OF TITUSVILLE, C/O AIRPORT MANAGER DENNIS PEDEN, 107 NORTH FRANKLIN STREET, TITUSVILLE PA 16354. PHONE AIRPORT 814-827-9651, HOME 814-827-7139. TO REACH THE STATION FROM THE JUNCTION OF STATE HIGHWAYS 8 AND 27 ON THE WEST EDGE OF TITUSVILLE, GO SOUTHWEST FOR 5.1 KM (3.15 MI) ON HIGHWAY 27 TO A PAVED SIDE ROAD ON THE LEFT. TURN LEFT AND GO SOUTH FOR 0.7 KM (0.45 MI) ON THE AIRPORT ENTRANCE ROAD TO A PAVED ROAD LEADING WEST OFF OF A TRAFFIC CIRCLE AT THE AIRPORT. TURN RIGHT AND GO WEST FOR 0.1 KM (0.05 MI) ON THE PAVED ROAD AND MAIN CONNECTING TAXIWAY TO THE RUNWAY. BEAR TO THE RIGHT AND GO NORTHWEST FOR ABOUT 0.1 KM (0.05 MI) ACROSS THE RUNWAY TO THE STATION. THE STATION IS A STANDARD NGS CALIBRATION BASELINE DISK SET IN THE TOP OF A ROUND CONCRETE MONUMENT FLUSH WITH THE GROUND, 75.7 FEET WEST OF THE WEST EDGE OF THE RUNWAY. THE DISK IS STAMPED ---DRAKE 150---.
Condition: Mark found in good condition

Designation: DRAKE 150

Benchmark Agency: National Geodetic Survey

Monumentation type: Calibration Baseline Disk

County: Venango

USGS 7.5' Topographic Quadrangle Name (optional): Titusville South

Find type: Found by luck/skill/knowledge

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

NGS PID: none

Benchmark Agency (if other): Not listed

Monumentation type (if other): Not listed

Special category (optional): Not listed

Special Category (if other): Not listed

Local database's URL (optional): Not listed

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