Former Firing Range Becomes a State Park

Former Firing Range Becomes a State Park (HM1AZ8)

Location: Chambers, CA 86502 Monterey County
Country: United States of America

N 36° 39.623', W 121° 49.29'

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Fort Ord Dunes State Park

Four miles of beaches and nearly 1000 acres of coastal dunes became part of the California State Parks system in 2007, after superfund cleanup activities were completed on this section of the former Fort Ord Military Reservation. Army use preserved the open space character of the dunes, but left a legacy of exotic plants, abandoned buildings and contaminated soil. Much has been accomplished here since Fort Ord closed in 1994, but years of clean-up and restoration work still lie ahead for park staff and volunteers.
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HM NumberHM1AZ8
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Placed ByCalifornia State Parks
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Date Added Wednesday, September 17th, 2014 at 7:07am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 605324 N 4057845
Decimal Degrees36.66038333, -121.82150000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 39.623', W 121° 49.29'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 39' 37.38" N, 121° 49' 17.40" W
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Area Code(s)928
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1210 Stilwell Hall, Chambers CA 86502, US
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