WIDT MILTON W GPS 2002, Wisconsin
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member seventhings
N 42° 47.369 W 089° 00.705
16T E 335464 N 4739400
Quick Description: WIDT MILTON W GPS 2002, WI, is a survey disk located along the north side of County Highway M in Rock County, WI.
Location: Wisconsin, United States
Date Posted: 9/7/2006 5:45:29 PM
Waymark Code: WMPV7
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Black Dog Trackers
Views: 15

Long Description:
WIDT MILTON GPS 2002, WI, is a Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WIDT) survey disk located along the north side of County Highway M about 6.9 miles north of downtown Janesville, Rock County, WI. The disk is mounted flush with the surface in the top of a round, concrete monument. It is about 0.37 miles west of the Interstate Highway 39 and 90 overpass over County Highway M, about 0.1 miles east of the intersection of North Newville Road and County Highway M, 141 feet northeast of power pole number 2E30W2A, 135.5 feet west of a yellow, wood right-of-way post, 43.3 feet north of the centerline of County Highway M, and 6.6 feet south of the Edge of a cultivated field. The station is flanked on three sides by orange WIDT witness posts. The disk was monumented by the Wisconsin Department of Transportation in 2001, and is stamped MILTON W GPS 2002. It is in the National Geodetic Survey database at PID = DG4990 (visit link) . To reach from Exit 171 off Interstate Highway 39 and 90, go southwest on County Highway 26 (Milton Avenue) for about 0.4 miles to the intersection with US Highway 14 (Humes Road). Turn right and go northwest on US Highway 14 for about 0.9 miles to the intersection with North Newville Road. Turn right and go north on North Newville Road for about 4.45 miles to the intersection with County Highway M. Turn right and go east on County Highway M for about 0.1 miles to the station on the left. Handheld coordinates are N42-47.369 W089-00.705. Recovery of this station was first logged at the Geocaching datasheet for station CLEAR, PID = NH1295.
Condition: Mark found in good condition

Designation: MILTON W GPS 2002

Benchmark Agency: Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WI)

Monumentation type: Survey Mark

County: Rock County, WI

USGS 7.5' Topographic Quadrangle Name (optional): Edgerton (WI)

Find type: Found by luck/skill/knowledge

NGS PID: DG4990

Benchmark Agency (if other): Not listed

Monumentation type (if other): Not listed

Special category (optional): Not listed

Special Category (if other): Not listed

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