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CBL DRAKE 1500 - Cherrytree Twp Venango County PA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member shorbird
N 41° 36.122 W 079° 44.477
17T E 604891 N 4606356
Quick Description: This is the 1500 meter calibration baseline disk at Titusville Airport, Venango county.
Location: Pennsylvania, United States
Date Posted: 4/20/2014 8:30:49 AM
Waymark Code: WMKJ74
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Ernmark
Views: 1

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 AT THE SOUTHERN END OF THE RUNWAY. 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. TURN LEFT AND GO SOUTH FOR 0.65 MILE TO THE END OF THE RUNWAY AND THE MARK 76.7 FEET WEST OF THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF THE RUNWAY. THE STATION IS A STANDARD NGS CALIBRATION BASELINE DISK SET IN THE TOP OF A ROUND CONCRETE MONUMENT FLUSH WITH THE GROUND. THE DISK IS STAMPED ---DRAKE 1500---.
Condition: Mark found in good condition

Designation: DRAKE 1500

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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