5866 CANYON

Coordinates:
N 36.05985° W 112.142183°
Location:
Elevation:
5860.066 ft.
Type:
Bench Mark Disk
Setting:
Boulder
Year Established:
1902-1903
Established By:
USGS
Status:
Recovered
Condition:
Good as of May 14, 2007
  • Official USGS Description:

    Bright Angel Hotel, 0.7 mi. N. of, 15 ft. N. of trail, in large sandstone rock detached from ledge; standard aluminum tablet stamped "5866 CANYON"

    Revised description (1985): Bright Angel Hotel, about 1.3 mi north of along the Bright Angel Trail, ¼ mile west of a resthouse, at the bottom of a series of short switchbacks, 123 ft east of the last switchback in series, 40 yd east of a deep drain, 32 ft north of and 13 ft lower than trail, set in the top of a large, sloping sandstone boulder, a standard aluminum tablet.

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