Oriskany Sand

Oriskany Sand (HM1IWB)

Location: Riverton, WV 26814 Pendleton County
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 44.648', W 79° 26.28'

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The massive sandstone across the road is the Oriskany of the driller and geologist. The "Oriskany Sand", an important gas sand, has produced in excess of a trillion cubic feet of gas in West Virginia.
Year Placed1962
Placed ByW. Va. Centennial Committee of the Oil and Natural Gas Industry, West Virginia Historic Commission
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Date Added Tuesday, January 20th, 2015 at 9:01pm PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 635745 N 4289541
Decimal Degrees38.74413333, -79.43800000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 44.648', W 79° 26.28'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 44' 38.88" N, 79° 26' 16.8" W
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Area Code(s)304
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near WV-28, Riverton WV 26814, US
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