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US Benchmark D 47 ~ PID - GY0110 - OU0A53

 US Benchmark D 47 ~ Historic Matewan, WV.

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N 37° 37.382' W 82° 09.917' (WGS84)

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 Location: United States > West Virginia
 Cache Type: Virtual
 Size: No container
 Status: Ready for Search
 Date Hidden: 20 December 2016
 Date Created: 20 December 2016
 Last Modified: 05 January 2017
 Waypoint: OU0A53

 


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Description   EN   

Benchmark D-47 PID GY0110 Bullet holes from the battle of Matewan.

 

DESIGNATION - D 47

PID - GY0110

STATE/COUNTY- WV/MINGO

USGS QUAD - MATEWAN (1992)

STATION DESCRIPTION

DESCRIBED BY NATIONAL GEODETIC SURVEY 1957 AT MATEWAN. AT MATEWAN, ALONG THE NORFOLK AND WESTERN RAILWAY, ABOUT 73 YARDS SOUTHWEST AND ACROSS TRACK FROM THE STATION, SET VERTICALLY IN THE NORTH FACE AND AT THE NORTHWEST CORNER OF A LARGE BRICK BUILDING (THE SOUTH PART OF BUILDING IS POST OFFICE) 40 FEET SOUTH OF SOUTH RAIL, 2 FEET EAST OF NORTHWEST CORNER OF BUILDING AND 3 1/2 FEET ABOVE SIDE WALK.

 

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