North Dakota Geological Survey


X Marks the Spot: #9
By Lorraine A. Manz


The unique spot marked by the X in this competition is also marked by a stone monument at a crossroads approximately sixteen miles to the northeast. The city that is home to this monument shares its name with a popular British sport and a school made famous by 19th century author Thomas Hughes. Respondents who provide the correct answers to the following questions will be eligible for prizes.

(1) What location is marked by the X?

(2) What are its geographic coordinates (in degrees and minutes)?

(3) What is the name of the city where the monument is located?