MILTON AZ MK(CI7913) - Wheaton IL
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member shorbird
N 41° 49.812 W 088° 04.252
16T E 411077 N 4631478
Quick Description: This is Azimuth Mark 1 for triangulation station MILTON, in Wheaton, Illinois.
Location: Illinois, United States
Date Posted: 1/23/2013 3:57:58 PM
Waymark Code: WMG78T
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member cynwood
Views: 5

Long Description:
DESCRIBED BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1956 (WNM)
STATION IS ABOUT 5 MILES NORTH OF NAPERVILLE, 5 MILES EAST
OF WARRENVILLE AND ABOUT 3 MILES SOUTH OF WHEATON ON THE
SOUTH SIDE OF STATE HIGHWAY 56 AND ON HIGHWAY RIGHT-OF-WAY.
IT IS 120 FEET SOUTH OF THE CENTER OF THE HIGHWAY, 8.5 FEET
NORTH OF A WHITE WITNESS POST AND FENCE LINE AND 8 FEET NORTH
OF A TELEPHONE POLE. THE MARK IS FLUSH AND THE DISK IS
STAMPED MILTON 1956.

TO REACH THE STATION FROM THE JUNCTION OF STATE HIGHWAY 56
AND WARRENVILLE ROAD IN THE NORTH SECTION OF WARRENVILLE,
GO EAST ON STATE HIGHWAY 56 FOR 3.95 MILES TO A CROSSROAD
(NAPERVILLE-WHEATON RD.) CONTINUE EAST ON HIGHWAY 56 FOR
1.2 MILES TO THE STATION ON THE RIGHT AS DESCRIBED.

TO REACH THE AZIMUTH MARK FROM THE STATION, GO EAST ON HIGHWAY
56 FOR 0.55 MILE TO THE MARK ON THE LEFT IN THE SOUTH LAWN OF GLENBARD SOUTH HIGH SCHOOL AS DESCRIBED.

REFERENCE MARK 1 IS 120 FEET SOUTH OF THE CENTER OF THE
HIGHWAY, 79 FEET EAST OF THE WHITE WITNESS POST AND 8 FEET
NORTH OF THE FENCE LINE. THE MARK IS FLUSH AND THE DISK
IS STAMPED MILTON NO 1 1956.

REFERENCE MARK 2 IS 120 FEET SOUTH OF THE CENTER OF THE
HIGHWAY, 79 FEET WEST OF THE WHITE WITNESS POST AND 9 FEET
NORTH OF THE FENCE LINE. THE MARK IS FLUSH AND THE DISK IS
STAMPED MILTON NO 2 1956.

AZIMUTH MARK IS SET INTO THE TOP OF A SQUARE CONCRETE
MONUMENT, 12 INCHES IN DIAMETER, 2 INCHES BELOW THE SURFACE OF THE GROUND. IT IS LOCATED 282.0 FT SSE FROM THE S ENTRANCE OF
GLENBARD SOUTH HIGH SCHOOL, 73.0 FT N FROM THE APPROXIMATE CENTER
OF STATE HWY 56, 134.0 FT W FROM A UTILITY POLE, 56.0 FT
E FROM A UTILITY POLE AND 40.0 FT NW OF THE N END OF
A CULVERT UNDER HWY 56. THE DISK IS STAMPED
MILTON 1956.
Azimuth Condition: Good

Your Directions:
From the junction of Butterfield Road(State Highway 56) and Naperville-Wheaton Road, go east on Butterfield Road for 1.75 mile to the azimuth mark on the left in the south lawn of Glenbard South High School.


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Parking Coords: Not Listed

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