CD2142(SHUPE AZ MK) - Osnaburg Twp Stark County OH
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member shorbird
N 40° 46.255 W 081° 17.110
17T E 475934 N 4513366
Quick Description: This is the azimuth mark for USC&GS triangulation station SHUPE, in Osnaburg Township, Stark County.
Location: Ohio, United States
Date Posted: 5/7/2017 4:46:10 AM
Waymark Code: WMVN1Y
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Ernmark
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Long Description:
DESCRIBED BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1950 (PLB) THE STATION IS LOCATED ABOUT 1-1/2 MILES SOUTH-SOUTHEAST OF EAST CANTON ON LAND OWNED AND OCCUPIED BY MR. W.P. SHUPE. IT IS ABOUT 0.25 MILE EAST OF THE SHUPE HOME ON THE HIGHEST POINT OF A PROMINENT HILL IN AN APPLE ORCHARD, 3 FEET EAST OF WITNESS POST AND STAMPED SHUPE 1950 AND SET FLUSH WITH THE GROUND SURFACE. REFERENCE MARK NO 1 IS SOUTH OF THE STATION AND ABOUT 1 FOOT LOWER IN ELEVATION THAN STATION MARK. IT IS STAMPED SHUPE NO 1 1950 AND SET FLUSH WITH THE GROUND SURFACE. REFERENCE MARK NO 2 IS NORTHWEST OF THE STATION, SET ON THE WEST SLOPE OF THE HILL ABOUT 5 FEET LOWER IN ELEVATION THAN STATION MARK. IT IS STAMPED SHUPE NO 1 1950 AND SET FLUSH WITH THE GROUND SURFACE. THE AZIMUTH MARK IS ABOUT 0.45 MILE NORTHWEST OF THE STATION, 30 FEET SOUTH OF THE CENTER OF GRAVELED ROAD AND 2 FEET EAST OF WITNESS POST, SET ON HIGHEST POINT OF ROAD SHOULDER. IT IS STAMPED SHUPE 1950 AND PROJECTS 4 INCHES. TO REACH THE STATION FROM THE JUNCTION OF STATE ROUTES 44 AND 172 IN EAST CANTON, GO SOUTH ON STATE ROUTE 44 FOR 0.2 MILE TO U.S. HIGHWAY NO 30, CONTINUE SOUTH ACROSS U.S. HIGHWAY NO 30 FOR 1.3 MILES TO T-INTERSECTION, (TURN RIGHT AND GO WEST FOR 0.2 MILE TO THE AZIMUTH MARK ON THE SOUTH SIDE AS DESCRIBED), TURN LEFT AND FOLLOW BLACK TOPPED ROAD EAST FOR 0.25 MILE TO THE SHUPE HOME ON THE NORTH SIDE, TURN RIGHT UP HILL ON TRACK ROAD JUST SOUTHEAST OF THE SHUPE HOME AND FOLLOW ROAD EAST UP HILL THROUGH APPLE ORCHARD FOR 0.15 MILE TO LARGE STORAGE TANK ON TOP OF RIDGE, BEAR LEFT NORTH ALONG RIDGE THROUGH ORCHARD FOR ABOUT 0.05 MILE TO HIGHEST POINT AND STATION AS DESCRIBED.
Azimuth Condition: Good

Your Directions:
To reach the station from the junction of State Highways 44 and 172 in East Canton, go south on Highway 44(Wood Street) for 0.2 mile to the junction of U.S. Highway 30, then continue south across Highway 30 on Wood Street for 1.3 miles to a T-intersection. Turn right and go west on Orchard View Drive for about 0.2 mile to the mark on the left.


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Parking Coords: Not Listed

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