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Details for Benchmark: BL1531

N 30° 10.383 W 095° 58.467 (NAD 83)

Altitude: 331.6

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

Location:
In WALLER county, TX View Original Datasheet
Designation:
N 1031 RESET 1963
Marker Type:
survey 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.

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Documented History (by the NGS)

01/01/1963 by TXHD (MONUMENTED)
DESCRIBED BY TEXAS HIGHWAY DEPARTMENT 1963 7.02 MI E FROM HOWTH. 0.35 MILES NORTH ALONG THE TEXAS AND NEW ORLEANS RAILROAD FROM THE STATION SIGN AT HOWTH, THENCE, 6.67 MILES EAST ALONG FARM ROAD 1736, 49 FEET NORTH OF THE CENTERLINE OF FARM ROAD 1736, 1 FOOT SOUTH OF A FENCE, 2.5 FEET WEST OF A WITNESS POST, AND SET IN THE TOP OF A CONCRETE POST WHICH PROJECTS 0.6 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  • The NAVD 88 height was computed by applying the VERTCON shift value to the NGVD 29 height (displayed under SUPERSEDED SURVEY CONTROL.) The vertical order pertains to the superseded datum.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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