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Terrain Difficulty: 1.0 Out of 5.0
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BM0881 ELGIN MUNICIPAL TANK - OU0247

 BENCHMARK

Hidden by  NativTxn

N 30° 20.858' W 97° 22.687' (WGS84)

 Coordinates in Other Systems
 Location: United States > Texas
 Cache Type: Virtual
 Size: No container
 Status: Archived
 Date Hidden: 17 January 2011
 Date Created: 02 February 2011
 Last Modified: 13 November 2012
 Waypoint: OU0247
 Also Listed On: Geocaching.com

 


{{found}} 4 x Found
{{not_found}} 0 x Did Not Find
{{comment}} 0 Comments
0 Notes
0 Watchers
886 Visitors
3 x Rated
Rated as: Good
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Quick Cache Kid Friendly Wheelchair Access Available in Winter US Benchmark 

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Description   EN   

NGS Datasheet: http://www.ngs.noaa.gov/cgi-bin/ds_mark.prl?PidBox=BM0881

BM0881''DESCRIBED BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1967 (LGB)
BM0881''THE STATION IS LOCATED 0.3 MILE NORTH OF U.S. HIGHWAY 290 AND
BM0881''NEAR THE SOUTH WEST EDGE OF THE CITY OF ELGIN. THE BALL AT
BM0881''THE TOP OF THE ELGIN MUNICIPAL WATER TANK WAS INTERSECTED. THE
BM0881''TANK IS OVAL SHAPED, PAINTED SILVER, SUPPORTED BY A SIX-LEGGED
BM0881''STEEL STRUCTURE AND IS ABOUT 125 FEET HIGH.

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Log Entries    {{found}} 4x {{not_found}} 0x {{comment}} 0x      New Log Entry

	13 November 2012 NativTxn Cache archived

Cache was archived.

	24 September 2012 AgNav Found it

I going thru NativTxn's open caches and finding those I've not logged - this and the other water tower are ones... I've only logged this every where else...

	09 February 2012 Bicycle_Junkie Found it

I've never found a benchmark like this one!

 

 

Pictures Connected with this Log Entry:
Elgin Water Tower
Elgin Water Tower

	26 March 2011 geohiker Found it

Found this with Manofsteel while caching in the area.  TFTC
Pictures Connected with this Log Entry:
Elgin Municipal Tank
Elgin Municipal Tank

	26 March 2011 Manofsteel Found it

Headed to the 10th Anniversary event with MTCachers, we made a detour to find this benchmark. TFTBM.
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