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Details for Benchmark: OG0372

N 43° 01.267 W 078° 52.667 (NAD 83)

Altitude: 584.3

Coordinates may not be exact. Altitude is RESET and location is SCALED. (more info)

Location:
In ERIE county, NY View Original Datasheet
Designation:
F 20 RESET 1978
Marker Type:
bench mark disk
Setting:
retaining walls, concrete ledge, etc.
Stability:
May hold, but of type commonly subject to surface motion.

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Discovered by accident while walking over the bridge :)

Found this today with DNStephens and Norshley.

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Found on the bridge in Tonawanda.

Found this quite by accident while doing the virtual nearby.

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Saw this benchmark while caching in the area with Schwandt and Platoaddict.

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Recovered as described with mrs. seadog129

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Found it today on my tour

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No problem finding this one.

Found with donnerparty

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Found it at the coords posted by Rayman - N43° 1.275 W078° 52.681.

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photoF20 RESET 1978
photoArrow indicates location of benchmark

Enjoying the Canal Fest with the family and happened across this little disk. So happy I was looking down.

Spotted it while geocaching in town.

Found in good condition

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found this one while doing the virtual cache in the area.

Found while doing virtual

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coords were spot on.

Seen many times. Just logging it now.

Found while touring the area today.

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photoBenchmark on Bridge

An easy find while walking along completing the virtual cache called "Touring Clinton's Ditch."

Scott, Elba, N.Y.

found while out on a walk for touring clintons ditch

Found whle starting the Touring Clinton's Ditch virtual cache. Still in good shape.

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photoBench Mark on the bridge

N43° 1.275 W078° 52.681
Recovered as described in good condition.

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photoOG0372 "eye level" view
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N 43° 01.267 W 078° 52.667

Found while doing Ditch cache.

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Documented History (by the NGS)

01/01/1978 by NYDT (MONUMENTED)
DESCRIBED BY NY DEPT OF TRANSP 1978 IN TONAWANDA. IN TONAWANDA, AT MAIN STREET (WEBSTER STREET) BRIDGE OVER BARGE CANAL, IN THE TOP OF THE EAST WINGWALL OF THE SOUTH ABUTMENT, 26.5 FEET SOUTH OF THE NORTH FACE OF THE ABUTMENT, AND ABOUT 23.7 FEET EAST OF THE PAVEMENT CENTERLINE.

Control Text

  • The horizontal coordinates were scaled from a topographic map and have an estimated accuracy of +/- 6 seconds.
  • The orthometric height was computed from unverified reset data. No vertical observational check was made to the station.
  • The geoid height was determined by GEOID99.

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