Chalk Bluff

Chalk Bluff (HMBW3)

Location: Piggott, AR 72454 Clay County
Country: United States of America
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N 36° 28.711', W 90° 9.821'

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Named for the white clay which resembles chalk, this magnificent bluff is one of the most important historical landmarks in Arkansas. At this point the St. Francis River cuts through Crowley's Ridge from west to east and forms the boundary between Arkansas and Missouri. In 1857 David Dale Owen began the first geological survey of the state here.
HM NumberHMBW3
Year Placed1973
Placed ByArkansas History Commission - Clay County Centennial Year
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, September 7th, 2014 at 8:19pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 754107 N 4040766
Decimal Degrees36.47851667, -90.16368333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 28.711', W 90° 9.821'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 28' 42.66" N, 90° 9' 49.26" W
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Area Code(s)870
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2978-2998 Co Rd 347, Piggott AR 72454, US
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