USGS 34 WSM 1949
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member monkeykat
N 43° 06.530 W 078° 05.806
17T E 736226 N 4776992
Quick Description: A USGS Survey Disk mounted in a concrete column that has been disturbed and tilted at a 30 degree angle to the ground area.
Location: New York, United States
Date Posted: 11/17/2006 6:54:57 AM
Waymark Code: WMYVD
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member seventhings
Views: 30

Long Description:
This disk was found in Genesee County, West of Rochester NY. It is found amongst the farmland that makes up the area between the towns of Elba and Byron. The disk is located in a concrete column that has been disturbed from grade. The column is about 1.5 feet in height, and tilted at a 30 degree angle from the ground.

The monument is located in the North East corner of the intersection of Merriman Road and Shelt Road. The disk itself is in fine condition and reads:

"U.S. Geological Survey Benchmark"
"675 Feet"
"34 WSM"
"1949"

Mark is in poor condition, as the monument has been significantly disturbed, and is of no use to surveying.
Condition: Mark found in poor condition

Designation: 34 WSM 1949

Benchmark Agency: U.S. Geological Survey

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

County: Genesee

Find type: Found by luck/skill/knowledge

Benchmark Agency (if other): Not listed

Monumentation type (if other): Not listed

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

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Special Category (if other): Not listed

Web address of this benchmark's datasheet (optional): Not listed

NGS PID: Not listed

Local database's URL (optional): Not listed

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