Amiel Weeks Whipple

Amiel Weeks Whipple (HMY4Z)

Location: Barstow, CA 92311 San Bernardino County
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Country: United States of America
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N 34° 53.921', W 117° 1.528'

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His Expedition for a transcontinental railroad, crossed the Colorado River on Feb. 27, 1854 and 3 weeks later reached Los Angeles, receiving aid from the Mojave Indians. The Atcheson, Topeka, & Santa Fe Railroad followed Whipple's trail for much of the way from Albuquerque to California. The scientific reports are considered a "glorious chapter" in the history of American science.
HM NumberHMY4Z
Year Placed2006
Placed ByBarstow's Main Street Mural Project
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Date Added Friday, September 19th, 2014 at 6:33am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)11S E 497673 N 3861807
Decimal Degrees34.89868333, -117.02546667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 53.921', W 117° 1.528'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 53' 55.26" N, 117° 1' 31.68" W
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Area Code(s)760
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 210-222 E Main St, Barstow CA 92311, US
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