Lynchburg GPS 103, Virginia
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member seventhings
N 37° 23.954 W 079° 12.478
17S E 658617 N 4140668
Quick Description: Lynchburg GPS 103, VA, is a survey disk located along the south side of Lakeside Drive in Lynchburg, VA.
Location: Virginia, United States
Date Posted: 12/22/2005 1:43:13 PM
Waymark Code: WM55P
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member seventhings
Views: 35

Long Description:
Lynchburg GPS 103, VA, is a City of Lynchburg survey disk monumented by GeometricsGPS, Inc., on 04/04/2001 and located in the southeast angle of the intersection of Lakeside Drive (US Highway 221) and Wyndale Avenue in the (independent) City of Lynchburg, VA. It is in the National Geodetic Survey database at PID = AJ4474 (visit link) . The disk is 67.7 feet east of the centerline of Wyndale Avenue, 45.2 feet south of the centerline of Lakeside Drive, 28.6 feet southwest of wood utility pole numbered 1982A, 16.8 feet south-southwest of a metal traffic light pole, and recessed in the sod about one inch. The disk is stamped GPS 103 2001. To reach from the intersection of US Highway 501 and Lakeside drive on the western outskirts of Lynchburg, go east on Lakeside drive for about 0.87 miles to Wyndale Avenue on the right and the disk in the southeast angle of the intersection. Note: Wyndale Avenue intersects Lakeside Drive at two places, and the station is at the more easterly of the intersections. Recovery of this disk was first logged at the Geocaching datasheet for station GPS 12, PID = GW2421.
Condition: Mark found in good condition

Designation: GPS 103 2001

Benchmark Agency: other (not included below)

Benchmark Agency (if other): City of Lynchburg, VA

Monumentation type: Disk (unspecified type)

Monumentation type (if other): Survey disk

County: City of Lynchburg, VA (independent)

USGS 7.5' Topographic Quadrangle Name (optional): Lynchburg, VA

Find type: Found by luck/skill/knowledge

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

NGS PID: AJ4474, GPS 103

Special category (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.
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