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Details for Benchmark: AW0592

N 29° 17.133 W 094° 47.350 (NAD 83)

Altitude: 24.12

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

Location:
In GALVESTON county, TX View Original Datasheet
Designation:
877 1510 TIDAL 43
Marker Type:
tidal station disk
Setting:
pavements (street, sidewalk, curb, apron, etc.)
Stability:
Mark of questionable or unknown stability.

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phototo AW0592 1
phototo AW0592 2

Located between the parking lot for the Flagship Hotel and the fishing pier at the end in Galveston, Texas.

[Photos:]
photoAW0592, Looking NE
Looking NE towards the beach in Galveston,TX.
photoAW0592 [1957]

A nice day for benchmarking along the seawall while I am in Galveston for the weekend. No problem finding this benchmark

Documented History (by the NGS)

01/01/1957 by CGS (MONUMENTED)
01/01/1973 by NGS (GOOD)
DESCRIBED BY NATIONAL GEODETIC SURVEY 1973 IN GALVESTON. AT GALVESTON, ALONG SEAWALL BOULEVARD, AT THE FLAGSHIP MOTOR HOTEL FISHING PIER, 0.2 MILE SOUTHEAST OF THE CENTER LINE OF SEAWALL BOULEVARD, AT A NARROW DRIVE BETWEEN THE HOTEL AND FISHING PIER PARKING LOTS, IN THE TOP OF THE CONCRETE FLOOR OF THE PIER, 35.2 FEET SOUTHEAST OF THE SOUTHEAST EDGE OF THE HOTEL PARKING LOT, 61.8 FEET NORTHWEST OF THE NORTHWEST EDGE OF THE FISHING PIER PARKING LOT, 1.2 FEET SOUTHWEST OF THE NORTHEAST EDGE OF THE DRIVE.
01/01/1978 by NGS (GOOD)
RECOVERY NOTE BY NATIONAL GEODETIC SURVEY 1978 RECOVERED IN GOOD CONDITION.
01/01/1983 by NGS (GOOD)
RECOVERY NOTE BY NATIONAL GEODETIC SURVEY 1983 RECOVERED IN GOOD CONDITION.
01/01/1987 by NGS (GOOD)
RECOVERY NOTE BY NATIONAL GEODETIC SURVEY 1987 RECOVERED IN GOOD CONDITION WITH THE FOLLOWING EXCEPTION. ADD--1.2 M (3.9 FT) EAST OF A WIRE GATE.
01/01/1989 by USPSQD (GOOD)
RECOVERY NOTE BY US POWER SQUADRON 1989 (CTA) RECOVERED IN GOOD CONDITION.
01/01/1989 by USPSQD (GOOD)
RECOVERY NOTE BY US POWER SQUADRON 1989 (HCM) RECOVERED IN GOOD CONDITION.
01/01/1989 by USPSQD (GOOD)
RECOVERY NOTE BY US POWER SQUADRON 1989 (JDA) RECOVERED IN GOOD CONDITION.
01/01/1989 by USPSQD (GOOD)
RECOVERY NOTE BY US POWER SQUADRON 1989 (JE) RECOVERED IN GOOD CONDITION.
01/01/1989 by USPSQD (GOOD)
RECOVERY NOTE BY US POWER SQUADRON 1989 (BJG) RECOVERED IN GOOD CONDITION.
01/01/1989 by USPSQD (GOOD)
RECOVERY NOTE BY US POWER SQUADRON 1989 (GB) RECOVERED IN GOOD CONDITION.
01/01/1989 by USPSQD (GOOD)
RECOVERY NOTE BY US POWER SQUADRON 1989 (GCM) RECOVERED IN GOOD CONDITION.
01/01/1989 by USPSQD (GOOD)
RECOVERY NOTE BY US POWER SQUADRON 1989 (GDB) RECOVERED IN GOOD CONDITION.
01/01/1989 by USPSQD (GOOD)
RECOVERY NOTE BY US POWER SQUADRON 1989 (MGB) RECOVERED IN GOOD CONDITION.
01/01/1989 by USPSQD (GOOD)
RECOVERY NOTE BY US POWER SQUADRON 1989 (GEB) RECOVERED IN GOOD CONDITION.
01/01/1989 by USPSQD (GOOD)
RECOVERY NOTE BY US POWER SQUADRON 1989 (WJP) RECOVERED IN GOOD CONDITION.
01/01/1990 by USPSQD (GOOD)
RECOVERY NOTE BY US POWER SQUADRON 1990 (PSM) RECOVERED IN GOOD CONDITION.
10/06/1995 by CHANCE (GOOD)
RECOVERY NOTE BY JE CHANCE AND ASSOCIATES 1995 (KAL) RECOVERED IN GOOD CONDITION AS DESCRIBED. ADDITIONAL TIES FOLLOW. 49.7 M (163.1 FT) NORTH OF THE SOUTH END OF THE PIER, 6.8 M (22.3 FT) NORTHEAST OF THE THIRD LAMP POST NORTH OF THE SOUTH END OF THE PIER, 8.5 M (27.9 FT) SOUTHEAST OF THE FOURTH LAMP POST, 0.4 M (1.3 FT) WEST OF THE EAST EDGE OF THE ROAD CONNECTING THE PARKING LOT TO THE FISHING PIER. 4.8 M (15.7 FT) EAST OF THE WEST EDGE OF THE PIER.
12/05/1996 by NGS (GOOD)
RECOVERY NOTE BY NATIONAL GEODETIC SURVEY 1996 (GAS) IN GALVESTON, AT 2501 SEAWALL BOULEVARD, IN A CONCRETE DRIVEWAY BETWEEN A FISHING PIER PARKING LOT AND THE FLAGSHIP HOTEL PARKING LOT, 100.0 M (328.1 FT) SOUTH OF THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF THE FLAGSHIP HOTEL AT 2501 SEAWALL BOULEVARD, 49.7 M (163.1 FT) NORTH OF THE SOUTH END OF A FISHING PIER, 10.3 SOUTH OF THE SOUTH EDGE OF A PARKING LOT, 4.8 M (15.7 FT) EAST OF THE WEST EDGE OF A DRIVEWAY, AND 0.4 M (1.3 FT) WEST OF THE EAST EDGE OF THE DRIVEWAY.

Control Text

  • The horizontal coordinates were scaled from a topographic map and have an estimated accuracy of +/- 6 seconds.
  • The orthometric height was determined by differential leveling and adjusted by the National Geodetic Survey in March 1997.
  • This Tidal Bench Mark is designated as VM 854 by the Center for Operational Oceanographic Products and Services.
  • The geoid height was determined by GEOID99.
  • The dynamic height is computed by dividing the NAVD 88 geopotential number by the normal gravity value computed on the Geodetic Reference System of 1980 (GRS 80) ellipsoid at 45 degrees latitude (G = 980.6199 gals.).
  • The modeled gravity was interpolated from observed gravity values.

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