The Beginning of the Third Principal Meridian

The Beginning of the Third Principal Meridian (HMCRS)

Location: Cairo, IL 62914 Alexander County
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Country: United States of America
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N 36° 59.554', W 89° 9.471'

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The beginning of
the Third
Principal Meridian
is located
in the Ohio River
1,810 feet
directly north
of this point.
In November, 1803,
this was the mouth
of the Ohio River.
At this location,
the Lewis & Clark
Corps of Discovery
encamped for
six days.
Series This marker is part of the Lewis & Clark Expedition series
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, September 13th, 2014 at 11:45am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 307971 N 4096224
Decimal Degrees36.99256667, -89.15785000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 59.554', W 89° 9.471'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 59' 33.24" N, 89° 9' 28.26" W
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Area Code(s)618
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 28139 Ohio River Scenic Byway, Cairo IL 62914, US
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