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Details for Benchmark: AL0497

N 28° 02.218 W 082° 23.114 (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:
TEMPLE TERRACE WATER TANK
Marker Type:
elevated tank
Setting:
setting not listed - see description
Stability:

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This elevated water tank has been removed. In its place is a fenced off power/water plant.

[Photos:]
photoThe gate to the power/water plant
photoSign outside the gate
photoDanger
photoProbable site of the old water tower
Looking through the fence

Documented History (by the NGS)

01/01/1937 by CGS (FIRST OBSERVED)
01/01/1943 by CGS (GOOD)
DESCRIBED BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1943 (RLS) DESCRIPTION FOLLOWS-- STATION IS A LARGE SILVER STEEL TANK MOUNTED ON FOUR LEGS, LOCATED IN TEMPLE TERRACE, ON THE NW SIDE OF TEMPLE TERRACE GOLF COURSE, AND IN CENTER OF SMALL TRIANGLE PARKWAY.
01/01/1958 by CGS (GOOD)
RECOVERY NOTE BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1958 (ALW) THIS STATION WAS RECOVERED IN NOVEMBER, 1958. IT IS LOCATED ON THE N SIDE OF THE TEMPLE TERRACE GOLF COURSE ON THE W SIDE OF THE CAMPUS OF FLORIDA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, 35 YD. S OF THE JUNCTION OF INVERNESS STREET AND SUNNINGDALE STREET. IT IS THE CENTER OF THE TOP OF A SILVER-COLORED STEEL WATER TANK.

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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