MF1092 - USCGS SAPP 2 - IL
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member 8Nuts MotherGoose
N 41° 23.644 W 089° 34.102
16T E 285278 N 4585687
Quick Description: USCGS Benchmark SAPP 2 At Interstate 80 Rest area - Illinois
Location: Illinois, United States
Date Posted: 4/17/2008 6:40:51 PM
Waymark Code: WM3KWB
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Volcanoguy
Views: 12

Long Description:
DESCRIBED BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1963 (VRS) ABOUT 1.6 MILES N ALONG WEST ROAD FROM ITS INTERSECTION WITH NO. 6 U.S. HWY. IN W EDGE OF WYANET AND TURN RIGHT AT GRAVEL CROSS ROAD, THENCE 1.3 MILES E TO CROSSROADS AND TURN LEFT, THENCE 0.6 MILE NORTHERLY ALONG GRAVEL ROAD TO DEAD-END AT NO. 80 INTERSTATE HWY., THENCE ABOUT 0.2 MILE ALONG THE R.O.W. FENCE OF HWY. TO THE MARK OR 1.0 MILES E ALONG NO. 80 HWY. FROM THE BRIDGE OF WEST ROAD OVER SAME (THE NEAREST ACCESS POINT ONTO THE INTERSTATE HWY. NOT KNOWN) OR AN ESTIMATED 0.3 E OF E ONE OF TWO HALF-MILE-APART BRIDGES TO THE STATION ON CREST OF RIDGE, 10 FEET ENE OF STONE MARKING SW CORNER OF SEC. 10, T 16 N, R 8 E, AND THE S R.O.W. BOUNDARY OF THE HWY., 4 FEET N OF THE FENCE, 2.3 FEET E OF STEEL WITNESS POST, AND FLUSH WITH THE GROUND, BOTH DISKS STAMPED SAPP 2 1963. REFERENCE MARK NO. 1 IS FLUSH, 31 FEET W OF FENCE T-INTERSECTION AT THE SECTION CORNER, AND 1.3 FEET N OF THE FENCE. REFERENCE MARK NO. 2 IS FLUSH, 54.5 FEET E OF SECTION CORNER, AND 2 FEET N OF FENCE. THE AZIMUTH MARK IS ABOUT 22 YARDS E OF CREOSOTED POWER POLE, 2.4 FEET SSE OF IRON-PIPE BRACED FENCE POST IN NORTH R.O.W. FENCE, AND 1.7 FEET S OF STEEL WITNESS POST.

At the Rest Stop, seek the Westernmost picnic table. Go westnorthwest about 40 feet. You will find this disc below the survey marker sign.

Condition: Mark found in good condition

Designation: SAPP 2

Benchmark Agency: U.S. Coast & Geodetic Survey

Monumentation type: TRIANGULATION STATION Disk

County: Bureau

Special category (optional): Not listed

Find type: Found by luck/skill/knowledge

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

NGS PID: MF1092

Benchmark Agency (if other): Not listed

Monumentation type (if other): Not listed

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

Special Category (if other): 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.
Search for...
Geocaching.com Google Map
Google Maps
MapQuest
Bing Maps
Nearest Waymarks
Nearest U.S. Benchmarks
Nearest Geocaches
Nearest Benchmarks
Create a scavenger hunt using this waymark as the center point
Recent Visits/Logs:
Date Logged Log User Rating  
S10 visited MF1092 - USCGS SAPP 2 - IL 5/9/2009 S10 visited it

View all visits/logs