Skip to Content

Details for Benchmark: BU1402

N 31° 01.550 W 087° 25.883 (NAD 83)

Altitude: 282.93

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

Location:
In ESCAMBIA county, AL View Original Datasheet
Designation:
D 408
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.

Must Read!

Benchmarks may be on private property or in dangerous locations. Obey local laws. By using the services on Geocaching.com you agree to this disclaimer.

Documented History (by the NGS)

01/01/1955 by CGS (MONUMENTED)
DESCRIBED BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1955 3.65 MI E FROM ATMORE. 3.65 MILES EAST ALONG THE LOUISVILLE AND NASHVILLE RAILROAD FROM THE STATION AT ATMORE, ABOUT 128 YARDS EAST OF MILE POST 618, 46 1/2 FEET NORTH OF NORTH RAIL, 103 FEET NORTHWEST OF CENTER OF CROSSING OF A PRIVATE ROAD LEADING TO A HOUSE ON NORTH SIDE OF TRACK, 1 FOOT SOUTH OF A FENCE LINE, 8 FEET SOUTH OF TELEPHONE POLE NO. 5045 1/2 , 45 FEET EAST OF THE FIRST TELEPHONE POLE WEST OF CROSSING OF THE SOUTH ONE OF TWO TELEPHONE LINES, ABOUT 6 FEET BELOW LEVEL OF TRACK AND SET IN THE TOP OF A CONCRETE POST PROJECTING 3 INCHES.

Control Text

  • The horizontal coordinates were scaled from a topographic map and have an estimated accuracy of +/- 6 seconds.
  • The orthometric height was determined by differential leveling and adjusted by the National Geodetic Survey in June 1991.
  • The geoid height was determined by GEOID99.
  • The dynamic height is computed by dividing the NAVD 88 geopotential number by the normal gravity value computed on the Geodetic Reference System of 1980 (GRS 80) ellipsoid at 45 degrees latitude (g = 980.6199 gals.).
  • The modeled gravity was interpolated from observed gravity values.

Advertising with Us

Return to the Top of the Page