1298 Survey Disk - Westby, WI
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member mrjcanger
N 43° 39.205 W 090° 51.450
15T E 672772 N 4835609
Quick Description: Located at the base of the building at Dregne's Scandinavian Gifts, this disk is a true hide and seek find.
Location: Wisconsin, United States
Date Posted: 9/30/2016 7:19:42 AM
Waymark Code: WMT5MR
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Ernmark
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Long Description:
This very cool 1922 survey disk was originally placed in the limestone steps of the existing building at 100 South Main Street in Westby, WI. Since then the front of the store has been remodeled, but the disk was thought of and remained somewhat visible after the construction. Now it sits behind a flower pot at a small hide area at the base of the building since the stairs were reduced. Part of the disk is slightly covered by cementing. Still the disk is in decent shape for its use.
Condition: Mark found in good condition

Designation: 1298

Benchmark Agency: U.S. Coast & Geodetic Survey

Monumentation type: Not labeled BENCH MARK, but with an ELEVATION marked on it

County: Vernon

USGS 7.5' Topographic Quadrangle Name (optional): Westby

Find type: Coordinates and/or to-reach information from the NGS database (or Geocaching's copy of it) were used

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Benchmark Agency (if other): Not listed

Monumentation type (if other): Not listed

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Visit Instructions:
  1. A closeup photo of the mark taken by you is required.
  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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