USCGS S228, Oregon
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Volcanoguy
N 44° 48.014 W 123° 56.147
10T E 425990 N 4961185
U.S. Coast & Geodetic Survey and State Survey elevation mark S228.
Waymark Code: WMCYVE
Location: Oregon, United States
Date Posted: 10/27/2011
Published By:Groundspeak Premium Member Ernmark
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This elevation mark is located along Ore. Hwy. 229 about 0.6 miles east of the crossing of Cedar Creek. The cap is located about 3 feet south of the north highway right of way fence and is set in a square concrete post at ground level. Cap location is marked by a wooden post, metal USBM post & sign, and a carsonite marker. The cap was set by the U.S. Coast & Geodetic Survey and State Survey in 1934 and was marked S228 with an elevation of 46 feet.
Condition: Mark found in good condition

Designation: S228

Benchmark Agency: U.S. Coast & Geodetic Survey and State Survey

Monumentation type: Not labeled BENCH MARK, but with an ELEVATION marked on it

County: Lincoln

USGS 7.5' Topographic Quadrangle Name (optional): Mowrey Landing

Find type: Searched @ "BM" on a topographic map

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

NGS PID: Not listed

Local database's URL (optional): Not listed

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