TRI STATES 1942

NGS PID:
LY2604
Coordinates:
N 41.357273° W 74.694723°
Location:
Elevation:
420 ft.
Type:
Reference Mark Disk
Setting:
Granite Monument
Year Established:
1942
Established By:
NGS
Status:
Recovered
Condition:
Good as of November 3, 2002

For more information, see: LAUREL

They don't get much more obvious than this one. Still, it was a really neat marker to find. As the description states, it's on the tip of a peninsula between the two rivers, just beyond a cemetery and beneath the interstate bridges—an unusual location with lots of 'atmosphere'. Rich's description of the marker is accurate. Unfortunately, the LAUREL benchmark has been paved over.

For more information, see: LAUREL

(Recovered on September 29, 2002)

N 41° 21.43'8 W 074° 41.684'

It wasn't my intention to search for benchmarks today, but this one happened to be part of a Geocache hunt. Nor was I sure if it would be listed in the data sheets so I figured I'd take the requisite photos and other information and check it out when I got home. Not surprising that PatW has already got it logged. Good job! Since I wasn't aware of the LAUREL station mark at the time, I'll have to search for it during another visit. At the station my Garmin GPSmap76 receiver indicated approximately 13 feet from the posted coordinates. The disc is quite visible and is in good condition. The designations, if any, cannot be read. ~Rich in NEPA~

NGS Reference Mark Disk TRI STATES 1942
NGS Reference Mark Disk TRI STATES 1942
GPSr and the station mark.
GPSr and the station mark.
The immediate area surrounding the station mark.
The immediate area surrounding the station mark.
The general area near the station mark.
The general area near the station mark.
Other view of the general area near the station mark.
Other view of the general area near the station mark.

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