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Details for Benchmark: CP2597

N 32° 17.835 W 090° 10.989 (NAD 83)

Altitude: 295

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

Location:
In HINDS county, MS View Original Datasheet
Designation:
CITY
Marker Type:
triangulation station disk
Setting:
setting not listed - see description
Stability:

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Documented History (by the NGS)

01/01/1945 by CGS (MONUMENTED)
DESCRIBED BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1945 (JCP) STATION IS LOCATED ON THE NW CORNER OF THE HINDS COUNTY COURTHOUSE LAWN IN THE CITY OF JACKSON. IT IS ON THE SE CORNER OF SOUTH CONGRESS AND EAST PASCAGOULA STREETS, 27 FEET E OF THE E EDGE OF THE SIDEWALK ON SOUTH CONGRESS STREET, AND 36 FEET S OF THE S EDGE OF THE SIDEWALK ON EAST PASCAGOULA STREET. STATION MARK IS A BRONZE STATION DISK SET IN TOP OF A CONCRETE POST, STAMPED CITY 1945, AND ABOUT FLUSH WITH THE GROUND. UNDERGROUND MARK IS A BRONZE STATION DISK SET IN CONCRETE. REFERENCE MARK 1 IS 119.51 FEET S OF THE STATION. IT IS IN THE W END OF THE CONCRETE WALL OF THE BASEMENT ENTRANCE OF THE BUILDING ON SOUTH CONGRESS STREET. THE DISK IS STAMPED CITY NO 1 1945. B.M. P RESET WAS USED AS REFERENCE MARK 2 AND IS 137.87 FEET SE OF THE STATION. IT IS IN THE N END OF THE W MARBLE BASE OF THE STEPS. THE DISK IS A BRONZE BENCH MARK DISK, STAMPED P RESET 1931. AZIMUTH MARK IS THREE BLOCKS N OF THE STATION IN THE W CURB ON NORTH CONGRESS STREET. IT IS 45 FEET S OF THE S EDGE OF THE SIDEWALK ON AMITE STREET. THE DISK IS STAMPED CITY 1945. HEIGHT OF LIGHT ABOVE STATION MARK - 30 METERS.
01/01/1957 by CGS (GOOD)
RECOVERY NOTE BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1957 (RAG) THE STATION WAS VISITED 2-20-57 AND THE STATION AND ALL MARKS WERE FOUND IN GOOD CONDITION. THE 1945 DESCRIPTION BY J.C.P. IS ADEQUATE.
01/01/1961 by MSHD (GOOD)
RECOVERY NOTE BY MISSISSIPPI STATE HIGHWAY DEPARTMENT 1961 (AMC) THE STATION WAS VISITED OCT. 10, 1961 AND ALL MARKS WERE FOUND IN GOOD CONDITION. THE 1945 DESCRIPTION BY J.C.P. IS ADEQUATE.
01/01/1968 by CGS (GOOD)
RECOVERY NOTE BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1968 (GRS) BENCH MARK P RESET 1931, STAMPED P RESET 1931, WAS USED AS RM 2, 137.87 FEET EAST OF THE STATION MARK, SET IN THE TOP OF A GRANITE BLOCK AT THE WEST SIDE OF THE STEPS AND THE NORTH ENTRANCE TO THE HINDS COUNTY COURT HOUSE AT JACKSON, 125 FEET SOUTH OF THE CENTERLINE OF EAST PASCAGOULA STREET, 184 FEET EAST OF THE CENTERLINE OF SOUTH CONGRESS STREET, 29 FEET NORTH OF THE NORTH WALL OF THE COURTHOUSE, 4 FEET WEST OF THE WEST END OF THE STEPS, AND ABOUT 2 FEET ABOVE THE LEVEL OF THE WALKWAY. THE AZIMUTH MARK, STAMPED CITY 1945, IS 0.25 MILE NORTH ALONG CONGRESS STREET FROM THE STATION MARK, 18 FEET WEST OF THE CENTERLINE OF THE STREET, 74 FEET SOUTH OF THE CENTERLINE OF EAST AMITE STREET, SET IN THE TOP OF THE WEST CONCRETE CURB OF THE STREET, 23 FEET SOUTH OF A FIRE HYDRANT, 0.8 FOOT SOUTHEAST OF THE CONCRETE BASE OF A LIGHT POLE, AND ABOUT 1/2 FOOT ABOVE THE LEVEL OF THE STREET. AIRLINE DISTANCE AND DIRECTION FROM NEAREST TOWN--AT JACKSON.
01/01/1970 by NGS (GOOD)
RECOVERY NOTE BY NATIONAL GEODETIC SURVEY 1970 (FG) STATION CITY, BM P RESET 1931. (R.M. 2), AND AZIMUTH MARK WERE REC VERED AND FOUND TO BE IN GOOD CONDITION. R.M. 1 HAS A SETTLEMENT CRACK APPROXIMATELY 0.003M AROUND THE DISK SET IN CONCRETE WALL OF THE BASEMENT ENTRANCE. THE AZIMUTH MARK IS NO LONGER VISIBLE FROM THE GROUND DUE TO A BUSHY TREE NEXT TO THE STATION AND A 5 FEET BUSHY CEDAR TREE ACROSS THE INTERSECTIONIN AND THE CORNER OF THE CITY HALL LAWN. DESCRIPTION CHANGE--THE DISTANCES ARE NO LONGER ACCURATE THAT IS GIVEN FROM THE EDGE OF THE SIDEWALKS TO THE STATION. NEW DISTANCES ARE--38.5 FEET SOUTH OF THE SOUTH EDGE OF THE CURB OF E. PASCAGOULA ST., 39.0 FEET EAST OF THE EAST EDGE OF THE CURB OF S. CONGRESS ST., 89.0 FEET FROM THE NORTHWEST CORNER OF THE COUNTY COURT HOUSE.
01/01/1971 by MSHD (GOOD)
RECOVERY NOTE BY MISSISSIPPI STATE HIGHWAY DEPARTMENT 1971 (RLW) THE STATION WAS VISITED 10-12-77 AND THE STATION MARK, RM NO 1, BM P RESET, AND THE AZIMUTH MARK WERE FOUND IN GOOD CONDITION. THE AZIMUTH MARK IS VISIBLE FROM THE STATION. THE STATION IS LOCATED ON THE NORTHWEST CORNER OF THE LAWN OF THE HINDS COUNTY COURTHOUSE IN THE SOUTHEAST ANGLE OF THE INTERSECTION OF SOUTH CONGRESS AND EAST PASCAGOULA STREETS NEAR THE CENTER OF THE SOUTH SIDE OF SECTION 3, T 5N, R 1E. IT IS 89 FEET NORTH-NORTHWEST OF THE NORTHWEST CORNER OF THE COURTHOUSE, 66.5 FEET SOUTH OF THE CENTER OF EAST PASCAGOULA STREET, 59.5 FEET EAST OF THE CENTER OF SOUTH CONGRESS STREET, 50 FEET NORTH-NORTHWEST OF A 30 INCH SYCAMORE, 48.5 FEET NORTHEAST OF A 20 INCH SYCAMORE, 44 FEET SOUTHEAST OF A POWER POLE WITH A LAMP AND TRANSFORMERS, 27 FEET EAST OF THE EAST EDGE OF A WALK, 27 FEET SOUTH OF THE SOUTH EDGE OF A WALK, 21 FEET WEST-SOUTHWEST OF A 14 INCH PECAN AND IS 4 INCHES BELOW THE GROUND. IT IS A TRIANGULATION DISK, STAMPED CITY 1945. REFERENCE MARK NO 1 IS 119.51 FEET SOUTH OF THE STATION. IT IS 71 FEET EAST OF THE CENTER OF SOUTH CONGRESS STREET, 157 FEET SOUTH OF THE CENTER OF EAST PASCAGOULA STREET, 45.5 FEET SOUTHWEST OF THE NORTHWEST CORNER OF THE COURTHOUSE, 25.5 FEET WEST OF THE WEST WALL OF THE COURTHOUSE, 1 FOOT WEST-NORTHWEST OF THE WEST END OF AN IRON RAILING SET IN A DRILL HOLE IN THE TOP OF THE WEST END OF A CONCRETE WALL AT THE WEST BASEMENT ENTRANCE TO THE COURTHOUSE. IT IS A REFERENCE MARK DISK, STAMPED CITY NO 1 1945. B.M. P RESET IS 137.87 FEET SOUTHEAST OF THE STATION. IT IS 184 FEET EAST OF THE CENTER OF SOUTH CONGRESS STREET, 125.5 FEET SOUTH OF THE CENTER OF EAST PASCAGOULA STREET, 40.5 FEET SOUTH-SOUTHWEST OF A FLAG POLE, 9.5 FEET WEST OF AN IRON HAND RAIL IN THE CENTER OF THE STEPS LEADING TO THE COURTHOUSE SET IN A DRILL HOLE IN THE TOP OF A SMALL STEP AT THE NORTH END OF THE WEST GRANITE BASE OF THE STEPS LEADING TO THE COURTHOUSE AND IS 2 FEET ABOVE THE WALKS. IT IS A REFERENCE MARK DISK, STAMPED P RESET 1931. THE AZIMUTH MARK IS 0.3 MILE NORTH OF THE STATION. IT IS 74 FEET SOUTH OF THE CENTER OF EAST AMITE STREET, 19 FEET WEST OF THE CENTER OF NORTH CONGRESS STREET, 23 FEET SOUTH OF THE SOUTH ONE OF TWO FIRE HYDRANTS, 12 FEET EAST OF THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF THE FIRST BRICK PILLAR SOUTH OF THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF THE BRICK FENCE AROUND THE GOVERNORS MANSION, 0.8 FEET SOUTHEAST OF THE CONCRETE BASE OF A LIGHT SET IN A DRILL HOLE IN THE TOP OF THE WEST CONCRETE CURB OF NORTH CONGRESS STREET AND IS ABOUT 6 INCHES ABOVE THE LEVEL OF THE STREET. IT IS AN AZIMUTH MARK DISK, STAMPED CITY 1945. TO REACH THE AZIMUTH MARK FROM THE EAST ENTRANCE TO THE HINDS COUNTY COURTHOUSE IN JACKSON GO NORTH ON PRESIDENT STREET FOR 0.3 MILE TO THE INTERSECTION OF AMITE STREET. TURN LEFT AND GO WEST ON AMITE STREET FOR 1 BLOCK TO THE INTERSECTION OF CONGRESS STREET AND THE MARK ON THE LEFT. AIRLINE DISTANCE AND DIRECTION FROM NEAREST TOWN--IN JACKSON.
01/01/1988 by USPSQD (GOOD)
RECOVERY NOTE BY US POWER SQUADRON 1988 (CH) RECOVERED IN GOOD CONDITION.
06/10/1992 by NGS (MARK NOT FOUND)
RECOVERY NOTE BY NATIONAL GEODETIC SURVEY 1992 A THOROUGH SEARCH REVEALED NO EVIDENCE OF THE MARK.

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  • The horizontal coordinates were established by classical geodetic methods and adjusted by the National Geodetic Survey in May 1994.
  • The orthometric height was scaled from a topographic map.
  • The Laplace correction was computed from DEFLEC99 derived deflections.
  • The geoid height was determined by GEOID99.

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