USGS Benchmark 24-ES - Burlington, WI
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member cldisme
N 42° 40.898 W 088° 16.544
16T E 395481 N 4726250
Quick Description: A USGS marker in Burlington, WI
Location: Wisconsin, United States
Date Posted: 10/9/2007 12:24:36 PM
Waymark Code: WM2BZC
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Black Dog Trackers
Views: 34

Long Description:
Since this USGS marker is not part of the NGS database, I had to send an e-mail to the USGS office in Rolla, Missouri. This is their reply:

Thank you for your inquiry for USGS benchmark information for 24 ES in Burlington, WI. The 7.5' Burlington, WI falls in the 15' quadrangle 10WI, Line 1, Page 1.

Third-Order Levels, Sea Level Datum of 1929

Burlington, at, at State Hwys. 36 and 83 concrete bridge over White River, 14 ft W. of the NE. cor. of bridge, 0.3 ft above center of bridge and 14.8 ft above water 7/17/57, on inside of N. steel guard rail and on the N. end of the E. curb, 1 ft S. of the N. edge; standard tablet stamped "24 ES 1957 766"

Elevation: 765.663 feet
Condition: Mark found in good condition

Designation: 24-ES

Benchmark Agency: U.S. Geological Survey

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

County: Racine

USGS 7.5' Topographic Quadrangle Name (optional): Burlington, WI Quad

Special category (optional): Not listed

Find type: Found by luck/skill/knowledge

Benchmark Agency (if other): Not listed

Monumentation type (if other): Not listed

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

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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