4850 CANYON

Coordinates:
N 36.0648° W 112.137833°
Location:
Elevation:
4843.870 ft.
Type:
Bench Mark Disk
Setting:
Rock Outcrop
Year Established:
1902-1903
Established By:
USGS
Status:
Recovered
Condition:
Good as of May 14, 2007
  • Official USGS Description:

    Bright Angel Hotel, 1.5 mi. N. of, on rim of red wall, 50 ft. NW. of ravine, 25 ft. N. of trail, in brown rock detached from ledge; standard aluminum tablet stamped "4850 CANYON"

    Revised description (1985): Bright Angel Hotel, about 2.7 mi. north of along the Bright Angel Trail, 250 yd SW of a resthouse, 110 ft north of a switchback near the drain bottom, 90 ft west of drain, 20 ft south of the top of a sheer cliff about 200 ft high, set in the top of a brown boulder projecting about 3 ft, a standard aluminum tablet.

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