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Details for Benchmark: DA0308

N 32° 27.183 W 112° 51.433 (NAD 83)

Altitude: 1434.5

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

Location:
In PIMA county, AZ View Original Datasheet
Designation:
X 332
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.

[Photos:]
photoX 332 / DA0308
A close-up of the mark, with the GPSr.
photoX 332 / DA0308
A close-up of the mark alone.
photoX 332 / DA0308
A wide view of the general area, looking south.

Documented History (by the NGS)

01/01/1953 by CGS (MONUMENTED)
DESCRIBED BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1953 7.2 MI N FROM AJO. 6.6 MILES NORTH ALONG THE TUCSON, CORNELIA AND GILA BEND RAILROAD FROM THE STATION AT AJO, THENCE 0.6 MILE SOUTHWEST CROSS-COUNTRY THROUGH AJO AIRPORT, AT THE CONTROL TOWER, 54.5 FEET NORTH OF THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF THE BONANZA AIRLINES BUILDING, 11.0 FEET SOUTHEAST OF THE SOUTHEAST CORNER OF THE CONCRETE BASE OF THE TOWER STEPS, 2.5 FEET SOUTH OF THE SOUTHEAST LEG OF THE TOWER, ABOUT LEVEL WITH THE CONCRETE APRON, AND SET IN THE TOP OF A CONCRETE POST PROJECTING 0.3 FOOT ABOVE THE GROUND.
01/01/1979 by DOD (GOOD)
RECOVERY NOTE BY US DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE 1979 THE STATION IS LOCATED ON THE AJO AIRPORT APPROXIMATELY 10 KILOMETERS NORTH OF AJO AND 1 KILOMETER EAST OF STATE ROAD 85. TO REACH THE STATION FROM THE STOPLIGHT AT THE PLAZA, IN AJO, GO 6.9 MILES NORTH ALONG STATE ROAD 85 TO A SIDE ROAD RIGHT (MEAD ROAD), TURN RIGHT AND GO 2.0 MILES, EASTERLY AND SOUTHERLY, TO A CROSSROAD. TURN RIGHT AND GO 0.4 MILE WESTERLY TO A T JUNCTION NEAR THE EDGE OF THE PARK- ING APRON. TURN RIGHT AND GO 0.03 MILE NORTHERLY, TO THE STATION. THE STATION MARK, A STANDARD NGS DISK STAMPED ''X 332 1953'' IS SET ON THE TOP OF A CONCRETE MONUMENT THAT PROJECTS 8 CENTIMETERS ABOVE THE GROUND. IT IS ABOUT 39.2 METERS SOUTH OF THE ''L'' JUNCTION IN THE PARKING APRON; 31.2 METERS NORTH OF A 0.9 X 0.3 METER CONCRETE PIER THAT PROJECTS 1 METER, 30.2 METERS SOUTH OF THE EDGE OF THE NORTHERLY APRON; 25.1 METERS SOUTHEAST OF THE NORTHEAST EDGE OF THE MAIN PARK- ING APRON AND 1 METER NORTHWEST OF A DMA METAL WITNESS POST.

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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