I thought I would roll this thread over to Part 2, since Part 1 is getting a bit large, and it is well into the second half of the year.
I'll start off with some of my favorites from a fun benchmark hunting expedition to Yosemite National Park, in no particular order:
HR0809 on O'Shaughnessy Dam, holding back Hetch Hetchy Reservoir. The falls are either Wapama Falls, or maybe Tueeulala Falls
HR0839 just down the trail from one of the largest living organisms in the world, the Gian