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DH5480 - GERMANTOWN W GPS
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Shorelander
N 43° 56.746 W 090° 02.149
15T E 737871 N 4870120
Quick Description: A GPS station on Buckhorn Bridge in Central Wisconsin.
Location: Wisconsin, United States
Date Posted: 7/3/2006 9:15:01 PM
Waymark Code: WMGAZ
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Black Dog Trackers
Views: 16

Long Description:
This mark is described at the NGS site as follows:

TO REACH THE STATION FROM THE JUNCTION OF STATE HIGHWAY 56 WITH COUNTY HIGHWAY G ABOUT 5 MI NORTHEAST OF THE CITY OF NEW LISBON, GO NORTHEAST ON COUNTY HIGHWAY G FOR 2.2 MI TO WATER STREET, CONTINUE ON COUNTY HIGHWAY 0.2 MI TO THE STATION ON THE RIGHT. THE STATION IS A BRONZE WISCONSIN DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION GEODETIC SURVEY CONTROL STATION DISK SET IN THE TOP OF A 41-CM DIAMETER CONCRETE POST ABOUT LEVEL WITH THE HIGHWAY PAVEMENT. THE STATION IS 13.5 M SOUTHEAST OF THE CENTERLINE OF COUNTY HIGHWAY G, 7 M SOUTHWEST OF THE CENTERLINE OF THE SOUTHERN MOST ENTRANCE TO A SMALL PARKING AREA, 6.5 M SOUTHEAST OF A POWERPOLE, 3 M NORTHWEST OF CASTLE ROCK LAKE, 1.0 M SOUTHWEST OF AN ORANGE 4X4 PLASTIC WITNESS POST AND 1.0 M NORTHEAST OF AN ORANGE 4X4 PLASTIC WITNESS POST. ---NOTE---THIS STATION HAS NO VISIBLE OBSTRUCTIONS EXTENDING HIGHER 'THAN 15 DEGREES ABOVE THE HORIZON.

The mark is on Buckhorn Bridge, apparently a popular fishing area, across Castle Rock Lake's west arm.
Condition: Mark found in good condition

Designation: GERMANTOWN W GPS 2004

Benchmark Agency: other (not included below)

Benchmark Agency (if other): Wisconsin Department of Transportation

Monumentation type: Survey Mark

County: Juneau

USGS 7.5' Topographic Quadrangle Name (optional): Kelly

Find type: Coordinates and/or to-reach information from an online local database were used

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

NGS PID: DH5480

Monumentation type (if other): Not listed

Special category (optional): Not listed

Special Category (if other): Not listed

Local database's URL (optional): Not listed

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  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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