Skip to Content

Details for Benchmark: CM1950

N 32° 28.383 W 084° 59.642 (NAD 83)

Altitude: 0

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

Location:
In MUSCOGEE county, GA View Original Datasheet
Designation:
COLUMBUS FIELDCREST MILL STACK
Marker Type:
stack
Setting:
setting not listed - see description
Stability:

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.

The original mill building is gone. There is no single stack of the height given in the description in the area.
Here are some pics of the new buildings that are in the current location.

[Photos:]
photoCM19501.JPG
photoCM19502.JPG
photoCM19503.JPG

Documented History (by the NGS)

01/01/1973 by NGS (FIRST OBSERVED)
DESCRIBED BY NATIONAL GEODETIC SURVEY 1973 (JCL) THE STATION IS THE TOP CENTER OF THE COLUMBUS FIELDCREST MILL COMPANY STACK. IT IS A CONCRETE STACK ABOUT 15 FEET IN DIAMETER AT THE BASE, PAINTED WHITE WITH A BLACK TOP, AND APPROXIMATELY 200 FEET HIGH. LOCATED 0.7 MILE NORTH-NORTHWEST OF THE COURTHOUSE IN COLUMBUS ALONG THE EAST BANK OF THE CHATTAHOOCHEE RIVER, AT THE CENTER OF THE PLANT COMPLEX, ALONG SOUTH SIDE OF 14TH STREET.

Control Text

  • The horizontal coordinates were established by classical geodetic methods and adjusted by the National Geodetic Survey in September 1997.
  • The Laplace correction was computed from DEFLEC99 derived deflections.
  • The geoid height was determined by GEOID99.

Advertising with Us

Return to the Top of the Page