M175 NJ0116 Green Island, IA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member 8Nuts MotherGoose
N 42° 10.514 W 090° 20.606
15T E 719413 N 4672648
Quick Description: Placed in a drill hole in a large limestone boulder.
Location: Iowa, United States
Date Posted: 7/21/2010 12:56:26 PM
Waymark Code: WM9AAG
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Ernmark
Views: 1

Long Description:
Discription is still accurate.
DESCRIBED BY NATIONAL GEODETIC SURVEY 1970 7.5 MI SE FROM BELLEVUE. ABOUT 7.5 MILES SOUTHEAST ALONG U.S. HIGHWAYS 52 AND 67 FROM THE JUNCTION OF THE HIGHWAY AND STATE HIGHWAY 62 AT BELLEVUE, 50 FEET SOUTHWEST OF THE CENTER LINE OF THE HIGHWAY, SET VERTICALLY IN THE NORTH FACE OF A 20- X 40- X 10-FOOT ROCK, 2.8 FEET WEST OF THE SOUTHEAST CORNER OF THE ROCK, 1.4 FEET ABOVE THE LEVEL OF THE GROUND, 16.5 FEET SOUTHEAST OF THE SOUTHEAST EDGE OF A METAL GRAIN BIN, AND ABOUT 5 FEET ABOVE THE LEVEL OF THE HIGHWAY. SECTION 14, T85N, R5E.
Condition: Mark found in good condition

Designation: M175

Benchmark Agency: U.S. Coast & Geodetic Survey

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

County: Jackson

USGS 7.5' Topographic Quadrangle Name (optional): Green Island

Find type: Found by luck/skill/knowledge

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NGS PID: NJ0116

Benchmark Agency (if other): Not listed

Monumentation type (if other): Not listed

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