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Details for Benchmark: AX0406

N 29° 23.983 W 096° 07.133 (NAD 83)

Altitude: 112.9

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

Location:
In WHARTON county, TX View Original Datasheet
Designation:
K 814
Marker Type:
bench 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 in good condition using road measurements.

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Documented History (by the NGS)

1/1/1943 by CGS (MONUMENTED)
DESCRIBED BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1943 8.05 MI E FROM EGYPT. TO REACH FROM THE POST OFFICE AT EGYPT, PROCEED 8.05 MILES EASTERLY ALONG THE EGYPT - HUNGERFORD ROAD TO A T FENCE ON THE NORTH SIDE OF THE ROAD AND SITE OF BENCH MARK. BENCH MARK IS 44.5 FEET NORTH OF AND ABOUT 1.0 FOOT BELOW THE CENTERLINE OF THE EGYPT - HUNGERFORD ROAD. IT IS 11.5 FEET EAST OF THE CENTERLINE OF A PRIVATE DIRT ROAD LEADING NORTH TO A FARM HOUSE, 2.3 FEET NORTH OF A T FENCE CORNER POST, 0.5 FOOT WEST OF A FENCE LINE RUNNING NORTH AND SOUTH. MONUMENT IS 3.1 FEET NORTHWEST OF A 4X4 INCH WHITE WOODEN MARKER POST AND PROJECTS 0.1 FOOT ABOVE THE GROUND.

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  • The NAVD 88 height was computed by applying the VERTCON shift value to the NGVD 29 height (displayed under SUPERSEDED SURVEY CONTROL.) The vertical order pertains to the superseded datum.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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