Details for Benchmark: AW5601
N 29° 33.600 W 095° 04.417 (NAD 83)
Coordinates may not be exact. Altitude is ADJUSTED and location is SCALED. (more info)
- In HARRIS county, TX View Original Datasheet
- L 1503
- Marker Type:
- metal rod
- stainless steel rod
- Probably hold position/elevation well.
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Documented History (by the NGS)
|1/1/1987 by NGS (MONUMENTED)
|DESCRIBED BY NATIONAL GEODETIC SURVEY 1987
5.6 KM (3.5 MI) WEST FROM SEABROOK. 5.6 KM (3.5 MI) WEST ALONG NASA 1 ROAD FROM THE JUNCTION OF STATE HIGHWAY 146 AT SEABROOK TO THE JUNCTION OF A ROAD LEADING TO A LUNAR AND PLANETARY INSTITUTE AT 3303 NASA 1 ROAD AND THE MARK ON THE RIGHT, 18.84 METERS (61.8 FT) NORTHWEST OF THE CENTERLINE OF THE WESTBOUND LANE OF NASA 1 ROAD, 7.77 METERS (25.5 FT) NORTHEAST OF THE CENTER OF A CONCRETE CURB IN THE MEDIAN OF THE ENTRANCE AND EXIT TO INSTITUTE, 1.61 METERS (5.3 FT) SOUTH-SOUTHWEST OF A UTILITY POLE WITH A STRE LAMP. NOTE--ACCESS TO DATUM POINT IS HAD THROUGH A 5-INCH LOGO CAP. THE MARK IS ABOVE LEVEL WITH NASA 1 ROAD.
|11/22/1993 by USPSQD (GOOD)
|RECOVERY NOTE BY US POWER SQUADRON 1993
RECOVERED IN GOOD CONDITION.
- 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 June 1991.
- 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.