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Details for Benchmark: AW6888

N 29° 30.000 W 095° 55.146 (NAD 83)

Altitude: 0

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

Location:
In FORT BEND county, TX View Original Datasheet
Designation:
BEASLEY LUTH CHURCH CROSS
Marker Type:
church cross
Setting:
setting not listed - see description
Stability:

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Found it while out on a cache run.

Recovered as described in good condition.

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Documented History (by the NGS)

01/01/1952 by CGS (FIRST OBSERVED)
DESCRIBED BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1952 (RLE) THE STATION IS LOCATED AT THE NORTHWEST EDGE OF BEASLEY AND ABOUT 70 FEET WEST OF THE CENTER OF A NORTH-SOUTH STREET. THE CROSS IS AT THE TOP OF A SMALL SPIRE WHICH IS AT THE TOP OF THE BELFRY AT THE EAST END OF THE CHURCH. THE OVERALL HEIGHT IS ABOUT 65 FEET. THE CROSS WAS OBSERVED.
12/10/1995 by USPSQD (GOOD)
RECOVERY NOTE BY US POWER SQUADRON 1995 RECOVERED IN GOOD CONDITION.
11/22/1997 by USPSQD (GOOD)
RECOVERY NOTE BY US POWER SQUADRON 1997 RECOVERED IN GOOD CONDITION.
02/07/1998 by USPSQD (GOOD)
RECOVERY NOTE BY US POWER SQUADRON 1998 RECOVERED IN GOOD CONDITION.

Control Text

  • The horizontal coordinates were established by classical geodetic methods and adjusted by the National Geodetic Survey in February 1996.
  • The Laplace correction was computed from DEFLEC99 derived deflections.
  • The geoid height was determined by GEOID99.

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