California Historical LandmarkAmerica's most spectacular gusher blew in here on March 14, 1910. Initially 18,000 barrels per day, the flow later reached an uncontrolled peak of 100,000 barrels per day, completely destroying the derrick. This Union Oil Company well produced nine million barrels of oil in 18 months.
|Series||This marker is part of the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West series|
|Placed By||Moicene Parlor No. 228 N.D.G.W., Kern County Historical Society, Kern County Museum|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Monday, September 22nd, 2014 at 7:06pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||11S E 281117 N 3885820|
|Decimal Degrees||35.09143333, -119.40110000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 35° 5.486', W 119° 24.066'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||35° 5' 29.16" N, 119° 24' 3.96" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 11490-11608 Petroleum Club Rd, Maricopa CA 93252, US|
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