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Details for Benchmark: AX1567

N 29° 45.617 W 097° 26.017 (NAD 83)

Altitude: 463.8

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

Location:
In CALDWELL county, TX View Original Datasheet
Designation:
R 830
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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Recovered as described in good condition. Benchmark is 3 to 4 feet north of fence.

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Documented History (by the NGS)

01/01/1943 by CGS (MONUMENTED)
DESCRIBED BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1943 11.5 MI NE FROM HARWOOD. IN CALDWELL COUNTY, 11.5 MILES NORTHEAST OF HARWOOD, GONZALES COUNTY. THIS BENCH MARK MAY BE REACHED FROM THE PUBLIC SCHOOL BY GOING 2.5 MILES NORTH ALONG A GRADED DIRT ROAD, TURN RIGHT AND GO 2.0 MILES EAST, TURN LEFT AND GO 1.7 MILES NORTH, TURN RIGHT AND GO 2.6 MILES EAST, TURN LEFT AND GO 2.4 MILES NORTH, AND TURN RIGHT AND GO 0.3 MILE EAST. IT IS 0.7 MILE WEST OF A BRIDGE, 16 FEET SOUTH OF THE CENTERLINE OF THE ROAD, 1 FOOT SOUTH OF THE RIGHT-OF-WAY FENCE, 3 FEET WEST OF A WHITE WOODEN WITNESS POST, AND ABOUT 1 FOOT HIGHER THAN THE ROAD. A STANDARD DISK, STAMPED R 830 1943 AND SET IN THE TOP OF A CONCRETE POST PROJECTING 0.6 FOOT ABOVE 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  • The NAVD 88 height was computed by applying the VERTCON shift value to the NGVD 29 height (displayed under SUPERSEDED SURVEY CONTROL.) The vertical order pertains to the superseded datum.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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