SOUTHERNMOST TIP OF THE ROCKY MOUNTIANS
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member GEO*Trailblazer 1
N 31° 46.968 W 106° 28.818
13R E 359842 N 3517314
Quick Description: BENCHMARK 4221 U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY
Location: Texas, United States
Date Posted: 11/10/2006 6:06:00 PM
Waymark Code: WMY9B
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member seventhings
Views: 34

Long Description:
EVEN THE GEOGRAPHY OF EL PASO IS WORTHY OF ATTENTION.AS THE SOUTHERNMOST TIP OF THE ROCKY MOUNTIANS,FRANKLIN MOUNTIANS CUT THROUGH THE CITY AND CREATE SMALLER COMMUNITIES ON EITHER SIDE.IT IS THE EAST SIDE WEST SIDE DIVISION.NOW OVER 600,000 PEOPLE.

THE SPANISH ORIGINALLY NAMED THE AREA "EL PASO DEL NORTE" OR "THE PASS TO THE NORTH" IN THE LATE 1500's.

THERE IS ALSO A STONE MONUMENT AT THE LOCATION,THE BENCHMARK IS IN THE BASE.

VERY EASY TO FIND TAKE SCENIC DRIVE FROM THE EAST OR WEST SIDE OF EL PASO AND TAKE TO THE VERY SOUTHERNMOST TIP AND THE BENCHMARK ON THE NORTH SIDE OF SCENIC DRIVE AND ONLY PULLOUT FOR PARKING.
Condition: Mark found in good condition

Designation: 4221

Benchmark Agency: U.S. Geological Survey

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

County: EL PASO

USGS 7.5' Topographic Quadrangle Name (optional): USGS El Paso (TX) Topo Map

Special category (optional): Not listed

Find type: Searched @ "BM" on a topographic map

Benchmark Agency (if other): Not listed

Monumentation type (if other): Not listed

Special Category (if other): Not listed

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NGS PID: Not listed

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Visit Instructions:
  1. A closeup photo of the mark taken by you is required.
  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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