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CX4750(VALVE AZ MK) - Marshall County WV
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member shorbird
N 39° 44.481 W 080° 38.526
17S E 530665 N 4399111
Quick Description: This is the azimuth mark for USC&GS triangulation station VALVE, in Marshall County.
Location: West Virginia, United States
Date Posted: 11/19/2017 8:54:12 AM
Waymark Code: WMX2YE
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Ernmark
Views: 4

Long Description:
DESCRIBED BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1963 (VBM) THE STATION IS LOCATED ON A HILL ABOUT 7.0 MILES SOUTHWEST OF CAMERON, ABOUT 7.0 MILES NORTHWEST OF LITTLETON, ABOUT 3.4 MILES NORTH OF SILVER HILL POST OFFICE, AND ABOUT 2.0 MILES SOUTH SOUTHEAST OF ADALINE. IT IS 34 FEET SOUTHEAST OF A PIPELINE VALVE, 8 FEET WEST OF A WITNESS POST. THE PROPERTY IS OWNED BY MR. OTTO TEAGARDEN. THE MONUMENT PROJECTS 5 INCHES, AND THE DISK IS STAMPED VALVE 1963. TO REACH FROM U.S. POST OFFICE AT SILVER HILLS GO EAST ON STATE HIGHWAY 89 FOR 100 FEET TO GRAVEL ROAD LEFT. TURN LEFT ONTO GRAVELED ROAD AND GO NORTH FOR 0.15 MILE, KEEP LEFT WITH MAIN TRAVELED ROAD AND GO EAST AND NORTH ON MAIN ROAD FOR 1.75 MILES TO A CHURCH AND CEMETERY ON LEFT, CONTINUE ON ROAD FOR 1.3 MILES TO A T-INTERSECTION AT TOP OF RIDGE, TURN RIGHT AND GO NORTHERLY FOR 1.05 MILE TO A ROAD LEFT, CONTINUE ALONG MAIN ROAD AND GO 0.5 MILE TO A T-INTERSECTION. TURN RIGHT AND GO EAST FOR 0.35 MILE TO A ROAD LEFT, JUST PAST A HOUSE ON LEFT. THIS IS END OF TRUCK TRAVEL FOR STANDARD DRIVE TRUCK. GO NORTHEAST ON FIELD ROAD BETWEEN THE TWO ROADS UP PIPELINE RIGHT-OF-WAY FOR 0.1 MILE TO SUMMIT AND STATION AT EXPOSED PIPELINE AND VALVE IN LINE. VALVE (USGS) IS A STANDARD USGS MARK SET IN THE TOP OF AN 8 INCH BY 8 INCH CONCRETE POST AND PROJECTS 5 INCHES. IT IS 6 FEET SOUTH OF THE WITNESS POST, AND 45 FEET SOUTHEAST OF THE PIPELINE VALVE. THE DISK IS STAMPED VALVE 1957. REFERENCE MARK 1 IS A STANDARD USGS REFERENCE MARK SET IN AN 8 INCH BY 8 INCH CONCRETE POST. IT IS 83 FEET WEST OF THE WITNESS POST AND 50 FEET SOUTH SOUTHWEST OF THE PIPELINE VALVE. THE MONUMENT PROJECTS 3 INCHES AND IS STAMPED NO 1 1957. THE AZIMUTH MARK IS 3 FEET SOUTH OF A WITNESS POST, 6 INCHES WEST OF A WIRE FENCE, AND 32 FEET SOUTHEAST OF THE SOUTHEAST CORNER OF A SHED. THE MONUMENT PROJECTS 6 INCHES AND THE DISK IS STAMPED VALVE 1963.
Azimuth Condition: Good

Your Directions:
From the intersection of Fish Creek Road and Greenfield Ridge Road in Adaline, go south on Greenfield Ridge Road for 2.1 miles to the mark on the left. It is 38.0 feet east of the center line of Greenfield Ridge Road.


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Parking Coords: Not Listed

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