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Details for Benchmark: ND0221

N 42° 07.460 W 080° 05.207 (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:
ERIE CATH PREP SCHOOL SPIRE
Marker Type:
NGS Benchmark
Setting:
setting not listed - see description
Stability:

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spotted!

Found it

Saw it today.

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photoSpire

Recovered in good condition.

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photoND0221(ERIE CATH PREP SCHOOL SPIRE) - Erie PA
Looking NW.

Was just at CP playing pickup basketball - and never realized this was a benchmark. Been slowly working on TPrints challenge.

Found this benchmark while caching through the area.

Some friends of mine used to live in a 4th floor apartment near here - best view of this benchmark, and also an easy way to find their apartment!

Observed as described.

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photoND0221

Recovered in good condition - tall one!

Have passed this several times the past couple of days while caching in Erie with friends.. Beautiful..

Saw this one while caching in the area.

Beautiful, went by this one after the flash mob

I was by this area almost daily for four years, as my son attended school here.

Found as described.

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photoBM ND0221

I work nearby - finally looked it up!

Found on a geocaching trip.
BikeDH - Sedalia MO

Observed as we were passing through the area and Geocaching.
Old Professor - Tipton, Mo

Another easy to spot bm

Another BM spotted today while in town for the 4th!

Out spotting a few bm to finish the bm challenge cache.

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photoDriving south on Sassafras

Just realized this was a bm and so it on my way to class this morning.

Easy find with SKB - Went to high school here

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photoLooking West

Found this one whilst driving through Erie. Nice church.

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photoND0221

found with philflyboy while doing the seaway geotrail

Found this one with Levidan as we were caching the Seaway Geotrail.

Found it.

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photond0221

found this BM going home for work. took picture at a red light. KEWL!!!

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photost peter's cathedral is a BM!
look a holy BM!

Found this on the way to Goldsnoop-PA Vertically Challenged Pizza Party

cant miss it

Went to this one today during my lunch.

Yep. Always see this one.

Saw this one while caching in the area today. We've seen it many times but just now realize that it's a benchmark.

Checked this out while caching in the area ... this building is beautiful!!

yup, still there.

Been here many times.

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photoSt. Peter Cathedral

Found while doing a 10K volkssport walk.

omg i found it
lol yea ive been here several times
and i know people that hav had sex under it ya were from erie and were that cool
peace

I have drove pass this benchmark countless times over the years.

Found it.

Mr & Mrs Bean

Been past this benchmark countless times.

Found as a benchmark even though I have seen it many times before.

Very impressive spire/steeple.

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photoCathedral Prep Spire...

Spire located on station in good condition.

This church spire belonged to the arch rival my my high school.

Documented History (by the NGS)

Unknown by (MONUMENTED)
01/01/1956 by CGS (SEE DESCRIPTION)
DESCRIBED BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1956 (HJB) THIS IS THE SPIRE OF ST. PETERS CATHEDRAL. BEFORE SCHOOL BUILDINGS WERE ERECTED, IN 1941, SCHOOL WAS HELD IN THE BASEMENT OF THE CATHEDRAL. DESCRIPTION FOLLOWS- LOCATED IN ERIE, PENNSYLVANIA, AT THE NORTHWEST CORNER OF SASSAFRAS AND W. 10TH STREETS. THE SPIRE OF ST. PETERS CATHEDRAL, A TALL, BROWN STONE STRUCTURE. ERECTED IN 1875.
01/01/1964 by CGS (SEE DESCRIPTION)
RECOVERY NOTE BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1964 (VES) THE STATION WAS RECOVERED IN GOOD CONDITION AS DESCRIBED BY H.J.B. IN 1956.
01/01/1975 by NGS (GOOD)
RECOVERY NOTE BY NATIONAL GEODETIC SURVEY 1975 (WAB) STATION RECOVERED IN GOOD CONDITION, AS DESCRIBED. AIRLINE DISTANCE AND DIRECTION FROM NEAREST TOWN AT ERIE, PA.

Control Text

  • The horizontal coordinates were established by classical geodetic methods and adjusted by the National Geodetic Survey in January 1999.
  • The Laplace correction was computed from DEFLEC99 derived deflections.
  • The geoid height was determined by GEOID99.

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