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Details for Benchmark: AG9055

N 27° 56.864 W 082° 27.570 (NAD 83)

Altitude: 0

Coordinates may not be exact. Altitude is UNKNOWN and location is ADJUSTED. (more info)

Location:
In HILLSBOROUGH county, FL View Original Datasheet
Designation:
TAMPA 1ST FLA TWR W1 OF 2 MAST
Marker Type:
radio/tv mast
Setting:
setting not listed - see description
Stability:

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Spotted while travelling through Tampa.

Spotted whilst driving through the city of Tampa

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photoThe mast from the car

found

We were driving by the area and saw the building with the mast on top of it.

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photoAG9055
photoAG9055a

Found whilst on a wherigo tour of downtown.

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photoP3052888
photoP3052894
photoP3052907

Both next to each other

Observed while on a trip to the south east and Geocaching in Florida.
Old Professor - Tipton, Mo

Visiting from Ottawa Canada and out and about way marking. Parked right beside and grabbed our photo.

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photoIMG_5697

Found this while geocaching for a virtual in a nearby park.

saw this one while visiting a nearby cache

Found it when arriving at downtown.

Saw it today and many times before.

Hard to miss this one, unless you don't look up!

almost a 2fer benchmark, they are a short distance apart....its on the right.

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photo1.17.9 - 272 (Small)

See these all the time when passing through Tampa

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photoAG9055

Seen it.

Easy visual grab

Found it!

Found this after visiting some friends downtown. AG9055 W1 on right.

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photoAG9055 on right

Found it!

Found this on my way to Brandon- taking the crosstown express way..

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Found today 10:35a. Skyboy01

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photoSkyboy01
West tower is one on the right. Skyboy01
photoSkyboy01
Tower on right is the west tower. Skyboy01

Documented History (by the NGS)

01/01/1983 by FL-057 (FIRST OBSERVED)
DESCRIBED BY HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY FLORIDA 1983 (RSW) THE TAMPA FIRST FLORIDA TOWER WEST 1 OF 2 MASTS IS LOCATED IN DOWNTOWN TAMPA, ON A 38 STORY BUILDING. THE BUILDING IS IN THE SOUTHEAST ANGLE OF THE INTERSECTION OF TAMPA AND EAST MADISON STREETS, IN T29S, R19E, CENTRAL SECTION 24. STATION IS THE LIGHT ON TOP CENTER OF THE RED/WHITE MAST, ABOUT 75 FEET HIGH, NO GUY WIRES, TOTAL HEIGHT ABOUT 450 FEET. THE MAST HAS A METAL HOUSING AT THE 30 FOOT LEVEL FOR A SIREN.

Control Text

  • The horizontal coordinates were established by classical geodetic methods and adjusted by the National Geodetic Survey in May 1991.
  • The Laplace correction was computed from DEFLEC99 derived deflections.
  • The geoid height was determined by GEOID99.

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