Southwest Corner of Wyoming
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Hikenutty
N 40° 59.872 W 111° 02.811
12T E 496059 N 4538521
Quick Description: This marker is near the historic survey marker, placed to identify the corner of the state back in 1873.
Location: Wyoming, United States
Date Posted: 7/18/2007 12:05:29 PM
Waymark Code: WM1W47
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Udink
Views: 61

Long Description:
At the southwest corner of Wyoming you'll find a roughhewn survey marker, placed in 1873 by A.V. Richards. Next to the marker is a historic marker with the following text:

A.V. Richards, US Astronomer and Surveyor, established this corner monument November 14, 1873, at intersection of the forty-first parallel of north latitude with the thirty-fourth degree of west longitude (west of Washington, D.C.). Federal, State and local organizations coordinated preservation of the monument in 1996.
Marker Name: Southwest Corner of Wyoming

Marker Type: Rural Roadside

Date Dedicated: 1996

Marker Number: None

Addtional Information: Not listed

Group Responsible for Placement: Not listed

Web link(s) for additional information: Not listed

Visit Instructions:
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