22 FDR 1962 RESET 1979 Bench Mark - Avalanche, WI
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member mrjcanger
N 43° 36.131 W 090° 46.729
15T E 679268 N 4830087
Quick Description: This disk is set on a bridge on County Highway S that spans the West Fork Kickapoo River in Avalanche, WI.
Location: Wisconsin, United States
Date Posted: 10/20/2016 5:30:59 AM
Waymark Code: WMT9M3
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Ernmark
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Long Description:
The small village of Avalanche, Wisconsin is nestled in an area which features amazing coulees and trout streams. In this area the trout streams run into the Kickapoo River. This bridge spans the West fork of the river just West of where Highway S meets Avalanche Road. There is very nice parking on the South side of the road just West of the bridge. The disk was set by the US Department of the Interior as a reset for a previous disk that was destroyed during bridge construction. The current disk was set in 1979 and has no on-line data sheet, but I was able to find it on a the Wisconsin Control Finder.
Condition: Mark found in good condition

Designation: 22 FDR 1962 RESET 1979

Benchmark Agency: U.S. Department of Interior Geological Survey

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

County: Vernon

USGS 7.5' Topographic Quadrangle Name (optional): Avalanche

Find type: Coordinates and/or to-reach information from an online local database were used

Local database's URL (optional): [Web Link]

Benchmark Agency (if other): Not listed

Monumentation type (if other): Not listed

Special category (optional): Not listed

Special Category (if other): Not listed

Web address of this benchmark's datasheet (optional): Not listed

NGS PID: 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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