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Details for Benchmark: DA0511

N 32° 48.833 W 112° 47.433 (NAD 83)

Altitude: 954.22

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

Location:
In MARICOPA county, AZ View Original Datasheet
Designation:
D 36
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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Found in good shape.

[Photos:]
photoDA0511
photoDA0511 w GPSr
photoDA0511 Area

Recovered as described, in good condition.

[Photos:]
photoD 36 / DA0511
A close-up of the mark, with the GPSr.
photoD 36 / DA0511
A close-up of the mark alone.
photoD 36 / DA0511
A wide view of the general area, looking south-southeast.

Documented History (by the NGS)

01/01/1933 by CGS (MONUMENTED)
01/01/1953 by NGS (GOOD)
DESCRIBED BY NATIONAL GEODETIC SURVEY 1953 10.2 MI S FROM GILA BEND. 10.2 MILES SOUTH ALONG STATE HIGHWAY 85 FROM THE SOUTHERN PACIFIC COMPANY RAILROAD STATION AT GILA BEND, 0.4 MILE NORTH OF THE T JUNCTION OF A DIRT ROAD LEADING EAST ACROSS THE TUCSON, CORNELIA AND GILA BEND RAILROAD, 13 1/2 POLES SOUTH OF RAILROAD MILEPOLE 10, 0.05 MILE NORTH OF RAILROAD BRIDGE 106 AND A WASH, 96.0 FEET WEST OF THE WEST RAIL, 71 1/2 FEET NORTH OF A TELEPHONE POLE, 38.5 FEET EAST OF THE CENTER LINE OF THE HIGHWAY, 2.4 FEET SOUTH OF A WITNESS POST, ABOUT 1 1/2 FEET HIGHER THAN THE HIGHWAY, AND SET IN THE TOP OF A CONCRETE POST PROJECTING 0.9 FOOT ABOVE THE GROUND.
01/01/1980 by NGS (GOOD)
RECOVERY NOTE BY NATIONAL GEODETIC SURVEY 1980 16.2 KM (10.1 MI) SOUTHWEST ALONG THE TUCSON, CORNELIA AND GILA BEND RAILWAY FROM THE MARTIN AVENUE CROSSING IN GILA BEND, 0.6 KM (0.4 MI) SOUTHWEST OF STATE HIGHWAY 85 MILEPOST 10, 0.3 KM (0.2 MI) NORTHEAST OF THE JUNCTION OF A PAVED ROAD LEADING SOUTHEAST ACROSS THE TRACKS TO RANGE NUMBER 3, 13-1/2 TELEGRAPH POLES SOUTHWEST OF RAILWAY MILEPOLE 10, 29.3 METERS (96.0 FT) NORTHWEST OF THE NORTHWEST RAIL OF THE TRACKS, 51.2 METERS (168 FT) SOUTHEAST OF THE CENTERLINE OF THE HIGHWAY, 21.8 METERS (71.5 FT) NORTHEAST OF AN IRON TELEGRAPH POLE, 0.6 METER (2.0 FT) SOUTHEAST OF THE SOUTHEAST RIGHT-OF-WAY FENCE. THE MARK IS 0.3 METERS NE FROM A WITNESS POST. THE MARK IS 0.6 M BELOW THE TRACKS.

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.

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