The Great Swamp

The Great Swamp (HM1Z2J)

Location: Blakeslee, PA 18610 Monroe County
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Country: United States of America
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N 41° 6.874', W 75° 35.915'

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The local landscape was formed over 11,000 years ago by the retreating Wisconsin glacier. As the ice melted, it left behind massive boulders and rocks, known as "drift deposits". This geological event created vast areas of swampy land that made up what is now Tobyhanna Township. Man's development of the 1800's has reclaimed much of the swamp, but many parts of it still exist as protected wetlands today.
HM NumberHM1Z2J
Placed ByTobyhanna Township Supervisors
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, June 21st, 2017 at 9:01am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 449745 N 4551647
Decimal Degrees41.11456667, -75.59858333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 6.874', W 75° 35.915'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 6' 52.44" N, 75° 35' 54.9" W
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Area Code(s)570
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 251 Burger Rd, Blakeslee PA 18610, US
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