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Details for Benchmark: AX0109

N 29° 31.367 W 096° 04.183 (NAD 83)

Altitude: 122.5

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

Location:
In WHARTON county, TX View Original Datasheet
Designation:
BERNARD 2 AZ
Marker Type:
azimuth mark disk
Setting:
set into the top of a round concrete monument
Stability:
May hold, but of type commonly subject to surface motion.

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Found this while in town for a family reunion.

[Photos:]
photoBenchmark BERNARD 2 AZ (AX0109)
In East Bernard, Texas
photoArea view benchmark BERNARD 2 AZ (AX0109)
In East Bernard, Texas

Found in good condition.

[Photos:]
photoDisk Closeup
photoDisk Area

Documented History (by the NGS)

1/1/1954 by CGS (MONUMENTED)
DESCRIBED BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1954 0.7 MI S FROM EAST BERNARD. 0.55 MILE SOUTH ALONG STATE HIGHWAY 60 FROM ITS JUNCTION WITH U.S. HIGHWAY 90 A AT EAST BERNARD, THENCE 0.1 MILE WEST ALONG A PAVED STREET, THENCE 0.05 MILE SOUTH ALONG A PAVED ROAD, 35 FEET SOUTHWEST OF THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF A HOUSE, 28 FEET EAST OF THE CENTER LINE OF A ROAD, 1.4 FEET SOUTH OF A FENCE CORNER, 0.25 MILE NORTHWEST OF TRIANGULATION STATION BERNARD 2 1954, 3 FEET SOUTH OF A WITNESS POST, SET IN THE TOP OF A CONCRETE POST WHICH PROJECTS 0.4 FOOT ABOVE THE GROUND.
6/7/1991 by USPSQD (GOOD)
RECOVERY NOTE BY US POWER SQUADRON 1991 (RAL) RECOVERED IN GOOD CONDITION.

Control Text

  • The horizontal coordinates were scaled from a topographic map and have an estimated accuracy of +/- 6 seconds.
  • The NAVD 88 height was computed by applying the VERTCON shift value to the NGVD 29 height (displayed under SUPERSEDED SURVEY CONTROL.) The vertical order pertains to the superseded datum.
  • The geoid height was determined by GEOID99.

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