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Details for Benchmark: AX1267

N 29° 51.967 W 097° 02.067 (NAD 83)

Altitude: 323.9

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

Location:
In FAYETTE county, TX View Original Datasheet
Designation:
Z 120
Marker Type:
bench mark disk
Setting:
light structures
Stability:
Mark of questionable or unknown stability.

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Very nice of the persons who put the railroad tie on top of the headwall to chisel out an area to let the disk remain visible.

[Photos:]
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photoAX1267
photoAX1267 setting
photoShows chisled out area

Documented History (by the NGS)

01/01/1933 by CGS (MONUMENTED)
DESCRIBED BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1933 6.1 MI S FROM WEST POINT. ALONG THE TEXAS AND NEW ORLEANS R.R. 1.4 MILES SOUTH OF LENA AND ABOUT 100 YARDS NORTH OF M.P. 43 ON THE CENTER OF THE EAST HEADWALL OF DOUBLE 24 IN. R.C.P. CULVERT NO. 43A.
06/07/1997 by USPSQD (GOOD)
RECOVERY NOTE BY US POWER SQUADRON 1997 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  • The NAVD 88 height was computed by applying the VERTCON shift value to the NGVD 29 height (displayed under SUPERSEDED SURVEY CONTROL.) The vertical order pertains to the superseded datum.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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