U 234

NGS PID:
LY1165
Coordinates:
N 41.32375° W 75.204066°
Location:
Elevation:
1773.70 ft.
Type:
Bench Mark Disk
Setting:
Boulder
Year Established:
1959
Established By:
NGS
Status:
Recovered
Condition:
Good as of December 4, 2003

On a bitter cold, but pleasantly still and partly sunny day, Rich and I began our benchmark hunting in Promised Land with this mark. Even with a bit of snow on the ground, it was an easy find on a large boulder about 50 yards west of the parking area for the Rock Oak Trail in Promised Land State Park; the historic description leads directly to the mark and needs no updating. The disk is in good condition with both the date and designation legible.

A report on the condition of this survey mark has been submitted to NGS.

Recovered in good condition.

This second order vertical control station is set in the top of an outcropping boulder roughly 50 yards west of a small parking area at the start of Rock Oak Trail. The historical description leads reliably to the station. At the station a Garmin GPSmap76 receiver with remote active antenna was used to record WAAS-corrected coordinates which were 41 feet from the scaled coordinates listed in the NGS datasheet. The mark is well exposed, in good condition, and the stamped designation is legible. ~Rich in NEPA~

LY1165, 'U 234 1959,' Pike County, PA
LY1165, “U 234 1959,” Pike County, PA
GPSr and the station mark.
GPSr and the station mark.
Eyelevel view of station mark and setting.
Eyelevel view of station mark and setting.
Orientation view, facing south and North Shore Rd.
Orientation view, facing south and North Shore Rd.