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Details for Benchmark: ND0205

N 42° 09.427 W 080° 06.810 (NAD 83)

Altitude: 0

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

Location:
In ERIE county, PA View Original Datasheet
Designation:
PRESQUE ISLE PARK R RNG LT
Marker Type:
range marker
Setting:
setting not listed - see description
Stability:

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Found while out in Presque Isle for the day. All is well!

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Recovered in good condition..

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photoPRESQUE ISLE PARK R RNG LT (ND0205) - looking NW

nice view

Auf einer Radtour über die Halbinsel gut gefunden,
Tom

Found this on a benchmarking trip with my wife.

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ND0205

Benchmarking trip to Erie today with Falamazar. Had a great time despite the heat.

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ND0205

Found while on PI

I figured it's about time I start logging some of these local benchmarks that I've been seeing for years!

Found today while caching at Presque Isle.

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photoLooking North

Found 1000's of time but logged today as part of the Presque Isle Geo Bash!

Found while at the PI bash.

Found while doing the PI multi cache.

Taking a drive around the peninsula today to do a multi stage cache.

Easy to spot.

Found this one with Goonie Nanny and Erie Scouter after the CITO event.

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Found it in good condition.

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Got both of these today.

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Lots of easy ones to drive by here

Found with my dad.

We saw this while driving out to the Perry Monument.

The mark is in good condition at the posted coordinates.

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photoND0205(PRESQUE ISLE PARK R RNG LT) - Erie PA

Found in good condition and as described

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photoND0205, Presque Isle, Erie, PA
photoND0205 in context, Presque Isle, Erie, PA

Found it.

Mr & Mrs Bean

The Presque Isle Park Rear Range Light was recovered as described, in good condition.

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photoND0205 20050911 A2 N
The Presque Isle Park Rear Range Light is on the left, and the Front Range Light is on the right.
photoND0205 20050911 A1 N
North at the Presque Isle Park Rear Range Light.

Found on a benchmark hunting trip around Presque Isle.

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photoRear Light...

Rear range light located on station in good condition.

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photoRear range light on right
Note that ND 0204 located on the right of the picture

Documented History (by the NGS)

01/01/1975 by USLS (FIRST OBSERVED)
DESCRIBED BY US LAKE SURVEY 1975 (WAB) THE REAR RANGE LIGHT FOR THE PRESQUE ISLE MARINA CHANNEL ENTRANCE. THE LIGHT CONSISTS OF A FIXED RED LIGHT ON A 30 FOOT HIGH STEEL LIGHT TOWER.
07/10/1996 by USPSQD (GOOD)
RECOVERY NOTE BY US POWER SQUADRON 1996 RECOVERED IN GOOD CONDITION.

Control Text

  • The horizontal coordinates were established by classical geodetic methods and adjusted by the National Geodetic Survey in January 1999. No horizontal observational check was made to the station.
  • The Laplace correction was computed from DEFLEC99 derived deflections.
  • The geoid height was determined by GEOID99.

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