USC&GS G268 Mt. Carroll, IL
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member 8Nuts MotherGoose
N 42° 04.799 W 089° 58.384
16T E 254074 N 4662934
Quick Description: NH0697 is located on the south side of Mt. Carroll.
Location: Illinois, United States
Date Posted: 7/16/2010 7:57:19 AM
Waymark Code: WM990T
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Ernmark
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Long Description:
Although the discription says the designation is G268, the disk is stamped "G 2.8".
DESCRIBED BY NATIONAL GEODETIC SURVEY 1970 1.6 MI S FROM MT CARROLL. ABOUT 1.4 MILES SOUTH ALONG STATE HIGHWAY 78 FROM THE COURTHOUSE AT MT. CARROLL, THENCE 0.2 MILE EAST ALONG STATE HIGHWAY 88, 43 FEET SOUTH OF THE CENTER LINE OF THE HIGHWAY, 27 FEET WEST OF THE CENTER OF A WOODEN GATE AT AN ENTRANCE TO A FIELD, 1.2 FEET NORTH OF A FENCE, 0.7 FOOT SOUTH OF A METAL WITNESS POST, ABOUT 2 1/2 FEET ABOVE THE LEVEL OF THE HIGHWAY, AND BRAZED ON THE TOP OF A 3-INCH IRON PIPE PROJECTING 4 INCHES.
Condition: Mark found in good condition

Designation: G2.8 (G268)

Benchmark Agency: U.S. Coast & Geodetic Survey

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

County: Carroll

USGS 7.5' Topographic Quadrangle Name (optional): Mount Carroll

Find type: Found by luck/skill/knowledge

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NGS PID: NH0697

Benchmark Agency (if other): Not listed

Monumentation type (if other): Not listed

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