US Benchmark K 22 ~ PID GA1233 ~ Scott County, VA
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Manville Possum
N 36° 42.287 W 082° 44.647
17S E 344210 N 4063540
Quick Description: A 1930 US Benchmark K 22 ~ PID GA1233 at Natural Tunnel State Park.
Location: Virginia, United States
Date Posted: 7/17/2017 9:28:12 AM
Waymark Code: WMW6PY
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Ernmark
Views: 1

Long Description:
DESIGNATION - K 22
PID - GA1233
STATE/COUNTY- VA/SCOTT
USGS QUAD - CLINCHPORT (1988)


Station description

Described by national geodetic survey 1967 4.9 mi se from duffield. About 4.9 miles southeast along the southern railway company railroad from the station at duffield, or about 2.9 miles north along the southern railway company railroad from the northwest end of the railroad bridge over the clinch river at clinchport, at the north entrance of the natural tunnel which is used by the railroad, 300 feet south of milepost 24, 41 feet west of the west rail of the track, set in the top of a rock ledge at the foot of the west side of the arch of the tunnel, 32 feet west and across a creek from the west edge of a concrete retaining wall, about 6 feet above the level of the creek, and about 1 foot below the level of the track.
Condition: Mark found in good condition

Designation: K 22

Benchmark Agency: National Geodetic Survey

Monumentation type: BENCH MARK (or B.M.) Disk

County: Scott

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

Web address of this benchmark's datasheet (optional): [Web Link]

NGS PID: GA1233

Benchmark Agency (if other): Not listed

Monumentation type (if other): Not listed

USGS 7.5' Topographic Quadrangle Name (optional): Not listed

Special category (optional): Not listed

Special Category (if other): Not listed

Local database's URL (optional): Not listed

Visit Instructions:
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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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