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US Benchmark ~ NEWFOUND ~ PID - FB4079 - OU0A62

 A US Benchmark at Newfound Gap in Great Smokey Mountains National Park.

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N 35° 36.640' W 83° 25.520' (WGS84)

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 Location: United States > North Carolina
 Cache Type: Virtual
 Size: No container
 Status: Ready for Search
 Date Hidden: 20 January 2017
 Date Created: 20 January 2017
 Last Modified: 28 January 2017
 Waypoint: OU0A62

 


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US Benchmark PID FB4079

 

DESIGNATION - NEWFOUND

PID - FB4079

STATE/COUNTY- NC/SWAIN

USGS QUAD - CLINGMANS DOME (1964)

STATION DESCRIPTION

DESCRIBED BY NORTH CAROLINA GEODETIC SURVEY 1990

STATION IS LOCATED APPROXIMATELY 12.7 MI NORTH OF BRYSON CITY, IN THE GREAT SMOKEY MOUNTAINS NATIONAL PARK AT NEWFOUND GAP. ALONG US 441 FOR 16.3 MI NORTHWEST FROM THE BLUE RIDGE PARKWAY INTERSECTION (NEAR CHEROKEE) TO NEWFOUND GAP, AT NORTHEAST END OF PARKING LOT OVERLOOK, NEAR EXHIBIT SIGN. MARK IS ABOUT 2 FEET LOWER THAN THE PARKING LOT AND FLUSH WITH THE GROUND SURFACE. LOCATED 98.0 FT SOUTHWEST OF NORTHEAST END OF STONE WALL, 9.0 FT SOUTHEAST OF STONE WALL FACE, 51.1 FT NORTHEAST OF AN 8 IN MAPLE, AND 106.4 FT SOUTHEAST OF A ROCK BASE WATER FOUNTAIN.

 

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