B 312

NGS PID:
CH0069
Coordinates:
N 31.960527° W 112.789694°
Location:
Elevation:
1679.36 ft.
Type:
Bench Mark Disk
Setting:
Rock Outcrop
Year Established:
1952
Established By:
NGS
Status:
Recovered
Condition:
Good as of March 28, 2019

After our fruitless benchmark search near the visitors center, we headed onto the Ajo Mountain Drive to look for two more benchmarks along the way to the southern end of the old county road. (Which was not really the southern end of the road, but it is the southern end of the part that's now used as a trail.) The first, B 312, was a very easy find on a prominent rock outcrop. I was hoping the white painted letters "BM" from the 1953 description would still be evident, but I wasn't too surprised that they weren't. The witness post and sign are still in place. The mark is in excellent condition.

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