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Details for Benchmark: HO0629

N 37° 06.031 W 113° 34.672 (NAD 83)

Altitude: 0

Coordinates may not be exact. Altitude is UNKNOWN and location is ADJUSTED. (more info)

Location:
In WASHINGTON county, UT View Original Datasheet
Designation:
ST GEORGE MORMON TEMPLE SPIRE
Marker Type:
cupola
Setting:
setting not listed - see description
Stability:

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Beautiful benchmark!

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photoSt George Temple spire
St George Temple spire

Description is adequate and accurate.

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photoSt. George Temple

BEAUTIFUL TEMPLE SPIRE

Spotted the spire while sightseeing through town. Took a picture of it because I just knew that cupola would be a survey marker.

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photoThe cupola

Mit Stage_Worm diesen Benchmark gesucht und gefunden.....

Auch diesen Benchmark konnten wir gleich entdecken !!!!

Found while going to a play

Found while driving SW through St. George on I-15. The Temple is West of the Freeway.

Found after locating a nearby geocache

Seen at the temple.

Knew it had to be a benchmark, and it was!

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photoSt. George, Utah Mormon Temple coupola

Found this while on vacation.

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I saw this from afar and thought to myself...that has to be a benchmark. So when I was getting a cache close by, I checked and it is.

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Found while doing the virtual geocache here.

heading north

now heading north too hot in vegas

Saw the benchmark as I completed the virtual cache today. Beautiful sight.

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Saw it as I was caching in Utah!

VSiggi

Hard to not see this Spire

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photoHO0629 Spire

Found while caching.

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Seen

found out caching

Saw while caching in the area

Found while caching on our annual snowbird migration north for the summer

Found it when in the area.

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Found it on a quick stop while driving home from Las Vegas with my wife Holly.

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photoSt. George Temple
St. George Temple 3/15/2015

Found it.

Have 'found' this one many times. Just never realized that it was a bench mark before.

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photoHO0629

BEAUTIFUL :)

Easier benchmark finds.

found while caching in the area

Unusual spot for a Benchmark.

RETIKON and I had a great time caching here. This is truly spectacular.

Found with shell1fish.

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Found as described in good condition during a short visit to St. George. This is definitely a lovely temple with a rich history.

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photoST GEORGE MORMON TEMPLE SPIRE - HO0629

I saw this BM today.

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Found it along with the virtual, thanks!

found out what it ment so logged it

Drove right on by. Very easy to spot.

Found this one together with Chrini1. TFTC

Found this one on our PLAN B Tour with NBilli78 instead of going to Zion N.P. Thank you for the cache!

Greetings from Germany!

Grabbed a picture of this today to claim this smiley ---- I suspect Ill be grabbing a few of these type of benchmarks.

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photostgeorge 003

found while geocaching

Saw it while in town.

A very pretty benchmark!

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photoHO0629

Came down for the EarthCache Mega event and some amazing friends to work on a 10 different icons in one day achievement and attend my first mega event. Met some really neat cachers while getting this benchmark and got to use my wireless transfer option on my GPS for the first time. This was an amazing weekend of caching! Thanks for the cache.

Trouvé en compagnie de Pépite Doba et Mme Pépite lors du méga even

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Got while out Geocaching today

Great day of caching. Grabbed a Mystery on the way to the Flash Mob, then joined in on the CITO. While walking the trails for the CITO, grabbed a traditional and them made our way to the Mega. Then continued our adventure zigzagging around town to finish the day with 11 cache types-this was 11. <br/>Met up with another group of cachers at this one. They were able to give us insights into other challenges and caches in the area.

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This was Sheer Beauty!!

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Caching today with our friends.
Pepite from Quebec Canada

I've spotted this spire many times, time to finally log it as a benchmark while here for the earthcache mega

In town for the 2IEE event and found this with Dame Deco.

In town for the EarthCache Mega Event, grabbing the virtual here. It's in great shape.

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photoHO0629 ST GEORGE MORMON TEMPLE SPIRE

Nice benchmark awesome!

Awesome benchmark!!

Very prominent benchmark!

Found while caching.

found while visiting "Sheer Beauty" Thanks.

In town for the 2IEE event and a few of us went to do the cache Sheer Beauty. This ia a nice church.

Thanks

Had to stop and grab a benchmark for the day, enjoyed meeting the couple from CA. This place is truely a "sheer beauty" Thanks

Spotted this today

Del2u, Nessmuk and I was out on a mission today like so many others in grabbing 10 icons. this will make 11 icons for the day. It is the most beautiful benchmark I have ever seen. Thanks for the smiley!

A nice place to visit.

During MEGA.

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photoTemple

Stopped to see this one while in town for the Earthcache event.

Found while exploring the area

it was a sheer beauty and glad we spotted the benchmark too.

found it

Finding a few benchmarks while in town for the EC mega.

This is a beautiful building which can be seen for miles around. It's especially striking at night when it's all lighted up.

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photoST GEORGE MORMON TEMPLE SPIRE HO0629 Cupola

Beautiful!

Found it while geocaching our way south and enjoyed the town

Found this benchmark while at the beautiful St George Temple

I hadn't realized at the time that this was a benchmark, but it was clearly visible from many angles as I explored the city. It's one of the most beautiful "benchmarks" that I've ever seen.

Found it!

Found while traveling with my Wife, Queens Blessing.

ORNITH

Posting my photo.

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found this Benchmark while watching for another virtual cache.

MPLB says sunn_bmixer!
[red][b]*1/1-Failers*[/b][/red]

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photosunn_bmixer at the benchmark location

While looking for a geocache, found this benchmark.

Visited this beautiful temple with uccachers on a trip out west.

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photoET Trail 032

Beautiful

Beautiful

We found this one while taking pictures near the temple.

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photoSt George Temple Spire

I have been walking into work lately as part of a health incentive for work. I have been walking through the temple block as part of my route and this morning stopped to take a picture and log another benchmark.

This is a great one.

Like alot of people, we found it years ago and found it many many times before we re-found it today. Just didn't ever think of it as a benchmark before.

Still there!

What a beautiful benchmark. Looks in great condition.

Absolutely beautiful!

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photoST GEORGE MORMON TEMPLE SPIRE in St. George, Utah
Spire is benchmark
photoST GEORGE MORMON TEMPLE SPIRE in St. George, Utah
Spire (cupola) is the benchmark.

Now that's a BIG benchmark!

saw this while geocaching

Found while geocaching in the area.

Found this one. Thanks ',,'

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Have seen this one lots of times

This one was easy to spot.

Found while caching in SLC with AMTG, MAGTFplanner, and IXF.

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photoAnother beautiful view at night
Out and about in SLC with MAGTFPlanner, AMTG, IXF and myself FLcrafters

Found while caching in SLC with AMTG, magtfplanner, and FlCrafters.

Visited to complete a virtual cache nearby. Knew that the spire would be a benchmark immediately. All is well with this surveyor mark .

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photoMormon Temple - Benchmark
Benchmark is the top spire on the church.

It is hard to miss this one!

Found while caching in the area.
Thanks for showing.

Mrs. Superhooper and I were married at this benchmark!! Thanks for bringing us back again!

Found today while geocaching.

Found while geocaching. Have seen many times.

Found this benchmark while geocaching in the area. The St George Mormon Temple is in deed "Sheer Beauty."

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photoSt. George Mormon Temple
The Temple is a stately building and the referenced benchmark, the spire, is on top of the building.

Found this while grabbing a geocache.

Found this with LilSemaphore on our way back from Vegas.

Seen it several time on this trip to southern Utah.

Found on the way to the doctor.

Sorry for logging late, went downtown to see the art show. I am supurised that this was one TFTH

Been here many, many times. Finally logging it.

One of the more attractive finds this weekend

I think I found it. DUH!

Found in good condition.

[This entry was edited by Team2002 on Monday, July 28, 2008 at 11:53:38 AM.]

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photoSt. George Morman Temple Spire

still there

This is the second Spire benchmark we have found.

Found in good shape after grabbing a nearby geocache.

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photoHO0629

Visiting from Alaska. Nice and sunny down here. I love it. Beautiful town.

Did not know this was a benchmark until now. I have seen it many times before.

Got this one on the way to California

An easy find on our way to Southern California for the Christmas holiday.

Found it, almost too easy...

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What a beautiful temple. We live in St George and been here several times.

Easy find, beautiful church. Thanks, KS Cricket

The coordinates and directions are accurate; a very easy find. Thanks, Fort Rectus

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St. George Temple Spire above the trees

It's still there. This is really a busy place on a weekday.

Located this benchmark while passing thru St. George.

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photoSt. George Mormon Temple
photoClose up of spire

logged my first benchmark today.
thought I might as well add this one to the new list.

Found this one while down for the weekend. Used to live in St. George so I had visited this before, but had no idea it was a benchmark. Thanks.

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I have been here many times but never knew it was a benchmark
my first benchmark thanks

We were in town for an event today and saw this one.

It has been a long time sense I have been here. It was great to be back again.

Been nearby, my folks have been lots closer then most. This should be around for many years to come.

Been here a lot, did not know it was a benchmark

looked all over and had a hard time finding this one. just kidding, how could you miss it?

My first benchmark. Thanks!

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photoThe new background image on my phone

Thats awesome. I never knew that was a benchmark until I looked for a benchmark to try to find.

Spotted it!

IowaBeaver

Temple is hard to miss

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This benchmark will not get lost. Dixieduo

Just moved to St. George two days ago. This has to be the easiest benchmark to find, ever. Can't miss it.

found while here

St. George Temple Spire taken 1-2-2006 around 5:40 p.m.

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photoSt. George Temple Spire in the evening

Recovered in good condition.

Had to go all the way around the block to find an opening in the trees to get a clear picture of the cupola.

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photoSt George Mormon Temple Spire
photoSpire and GPSr
photoSide view of Temple
photoLong shot of temple

FOUND IT!
While returning from Page,AZ. What a great looking city. So many thing to see here. Sorry for not posting earlier. Stayed on camera and in the hall for a long while.
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ScurvyDog

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Returning from Lake Powell. Parents live in Page,AZ

got it

The St. George Morman Temple Spire was recovered as described, in good condition.

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North at the St. George Morman Temple Spire.
photoHO0629 20050426 A2 W
West at the St. George Morman Temple Spire.

I've been meaning to log this one for a while. We attended our friends wedding here some time ago.

Temple Coupola located on station in good condition.

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photoThe temple

Found this while Geocaching on a bussiness trip

Yup, it's still there. Sometimes I wish all benchmarks were this easy to find...well, maybe not QUITE this easy.

This is my first benchmark in this county.

Found this with out much trouble. Spent the day geocaching with the kids. There was a wedding going under the cupola.

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photoSt. George Cupola (Temple Spire HO0629)

Easy find from anywhere in St. George. Can't miss it.

This was a quick and easy find. This is also my first benchmark. I have been around as my father-in-law found some but I have never done it. Great start.

Easy Find

Found very easily. Looks to be in very stable condition from ground level.

--Olystats02

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photoLooking west
The east face of the St. George LDS Temple.
photoCupola
photoView to the southwest

This was a gimme, but I needed an easy one after I had difficulty with some other benchmarks.

[last edit: 3/9/2003 8:34:49 PM PST]

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Since I have a poor track record for finding benchmarks, I thought I'd find an obvious one.

-Tizoc

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photoSt. George LDS Church

Documented History (by the NGS)

1/1/1938 by CGS (FIRST OBSERVED)
DESCRIBED BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1938 (FGJ) A LARGE WHITE STONE BUILDING WITH A CUPOLA TOPPED WITH A BALL AND THE BALL TOPPED WITH A WEATHER VANE. THE BUILDING IS THE 1ST TEMPLE ERECTED BY THE CHURCH OF THE LATTER DAY SAINTS (MORMONS) IN 1871 AND IS LOCATED IN ST. GEORGE, UTAH, BEING BORDERED BY THE FOLLOWING STREETS--ON THE SOUTH BY 500 SOUTH ST., THE EAST BY 300 EAST ST., THE NORTH BY 400 SOUTH ST., AND THE WEST BY 200 EAST ST. IT FRONTS ON THE EAST.
1/1/1963 by USAF (GOOD)
RECOVERY NOTE BY US AIR FORCE 1963 STATION HAS BEEN RECOVERED IN GOOD CONDITION, AS DESCRIBED.

Control Text

  • The horizontal coordinates were established by classical geodetic methods and adjusted by the National Geodetic Survey in November 1997.
  • The Laplace correction was computed from DEFLEC99 derived deflections.
  • The geoid height was determined by GEOID99.

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