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CW9751(WILSON KNOB AZ MK) - Marshall County WV
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member shorbird
N 40° 00.933 W 080° 33.538
17T E 537637 N 4429576
Quick Description: This is the azimuth mark for USC&GS triangulation station WILSON KNOB, in Marshall County.
Location: West Virginia, United States
Date Posted: 11/26/2016 1:28:43 PM
Waymark Code: WMTHJ7
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Ernmark
Views: 2

Long Description:
DESCRIBED BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1963 (VBM) THE STATION IS ABOUT 5-1/2 MILES SOUTHEAST OF ELM GROVE, ABOUT 7-1/2 MILES SOUTH-SOUTHWEST OF WEST ALEXANDER, PENNSYLVANIA, 2 MILES WEST OF DALLAS AND ON THE PROPERTY OF THE JESSE COOK ESTATE. IT IS 10 FEET WEST OF A WIRE FENCE, 10 FEET NORTHWEST OF A WITNESS POST, 10 FEET WEST OF A FENCE POST WITH A TRIANGULAR BLAZE ON ITS WEST SIDE, 80 FEET SOUTHWEST OF A POWER POLE AND 140 FEET SOUTH OF THE CENTERLINE OF A PAVED ROAD. THE MONUMENT IS 12 INCHES UNDERGROUND AND THE DISK IS STAMPED WILSON KNOB 1963. WILSON KNOB 2 (USGS) 1957 IS A U.S. GEOLOGICAL STATION MARK DISK SET IN THE TOP OF AN 8 X 8 INCH CONCRETE POST. IT IS 3.6 FEET EAST OF A WIRE FENCE, 6.6 FEET NORTHEAST OF THE WITNESS POST, 67 FEET SOUTHWEST OF THE POWER POLE AND 141 FEET SOUTH OF THE CENTERLINE OF THE PAVED ROAD. THE MONUMENT IS 2 INCHES UNDERGROUND AND THE DISK IS STAMPED WILSON KNOB 2 1957. REFERENCE MARK 1 IS A U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY REFERENCE MARK DISK SET IN THE TOP OF AN 8 X 8 INCH CONCRETE POST. IT IS 1 FOOT EAST OF THE WIRE FENCE, 63 FEET NORTHWEST OF THE POWER POLE AND 80 FEET SOUTHEAST OF THE CENTERLINE OF THE PAVED ROAD. THE MONUMENT IS FLUSH AND THE DISK IS STAMPED WILSON KNOB 2 NO 1 1957. REFERENCE MARK 2 IS A U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY REFERENCE MARK DISK SET IN THE TOP OF AN 8 X 8 INCH CONCRETE POST. IT IS 1 FOOT WEST OF THE POWER POLE, 57 FEET EAST OF THE WIRE FENCE AND 73 FEET NORTHEAST OF THE WITNESS POST. THE MONUMENT IS FLUSH AND THE DISK IS STAMPED WILSON KNOB 2 NO 2 1957. THE AZIMUTH MARK IS 26 FEET WEST OF THE CENTERLINE OF A GRAVELED DRIVEWAY, 56 FEET EAST OF A FENCE CORNER, 114 FEET NORTHWEST OF THE CENTERLINE OF A PAVED ROAD AND 106 FEET SOUTHWEST OF THE SOUTHEAST CORNER OF THE SCHOOL HOUSE. TO REACH FROM THE JUNCTION OF U.S. HIGHWAY 40 AND STATE HIGHWAYS 88 AND 91 IN ELM GROVE, GO NORTHEAST ON HIGHWAY 40 FOR 0.15 MILE TO A SIDE ROAD RIGHT (STONE CHURCH ROAD). TURN RIGHT AND GO EASTERLY ON STONE CHURCH ROAD FOR 6.5 MILES TO THE MARSHALL COUNTY LINE. CONTINUE EASTERLY ON STONE CHURCH ROAD FOR 0.6 MILE TO A REVERSE FORK. TURN SHARP RIGHT AND GO SOUTHWESTERLY ON A PAVED ROAD FOR 0.15 MILE TO A GRAVELED DRIVEWAY LEADING TO A SCHOOL ON THE RIGHT AND THE AZIMUTH MARK IN THE SCHOOL YARD. CONTINUE SOUTH AND WESTERLY ON THE PAVED ROAD FOR 0.9 MILE STATION ON THE LEFT IN A FIELD ON THE HIGHEST POINT OF A HILL.
Azimuth Condition: Good

Your Directions:
TO REACH FROM THE JUNCTION OF U.S. HIGHWAY 40 AND STATE HIGHWAYS 88 AND 91 IN ELM GROVE, GO SOUTH ON KRUGER STREET FOR 0.05 MILE TO A CROSSROAD. TURN LEFT, NORTHEAST, ONTO LOUNEZ AVENUE AND GO 0.05 MILE TO A CROSSROAD AT KEY AVENUE. CONTINUE STRAIGHT AHEAD, NORTHEAST, ONTO STONE CHURCH ROAD, THEN GO EASTERLY ON STONE CHURCH ROAD FOR 6.5 MILES TO THE MARSHALL COUNTY LINE. CONTINUE EASTERLY ON STONE CHURCH ROAD FOR 0.6 MILE TO A REVERSE FORK. TURN SHARP RIGHT AND GO SOUTHWESTERLY ON SAND HILL ROAD FOR 0.21 MILE TO A GRAVELED DRIVEWAY LEADING TO A SCHOOL ON THE RIGHT AND THE AZIMUTH MARK IN THE SCHOOL YARD.


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