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Details for Benchmark: AX1363

N 29° 41.050 W 097° 08.967 (NAD 83)

Altitude: 376.8

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

Location:
In FAYETTE county, TX View Original Datasheet
Designation:
T 825
Marker Type:
bench mark disk
Setting:
light structures
Stability:
Mark of questionable or unknown stability.

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Found it on the way out of Flatonia toward Luling

Recovered as described in good condition.

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N 29° 41.070 W 097° 08.996

Easy to find, the 1943 CGS description was excellent and got me there easily.

Documented History (by the NGS)

01/01/1943 by CGS (MONUMENTED)
DESCRIBED BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1943 2 MI W FROM FLATONIA. 2.0 MILES WEST ALONG U.S. HIGHWAY 90 FROM THE SOUTHERN PACIFIC CO. RAILROAD STATION AT FLATONIA, FAYETTE COUNTY, AT A LARGE CONCRETE CULVERT, IN THE TOP OF THE SOUTH HEADWALL, 24 FEET WEST OF THE EAST END OF THE HEADWALL, DIRECTLY OVER THE EAST WALL OF THE CULVERT, 24 FEET SOUTH OF THE CENTERLINE OF THE HIGHWAY, AND ABOUT 1 FOOT LOWER THAN THE HIGHWAY. A STANDARD DISK, STAMPED T 825 1943.
01/01/1988 by USPSQD (GOOD)
RECOVERY NOTE BY US POWER SQUADRON 1988 (LEG) RECOVERED IN GOOD CONDITION.
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  • The NAVD 88 height was computed by applying the VERTCON shift value to the NGVD 29 height (displayed under SUPERSEDED SURVEY CONTROL.) The vertical order pertains to the superseded datum.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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