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Details for Benchmark: DA0516

N 32° 45.767 W 112° 49.133 (NAD 83)

Altitude: 1023.19

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

Location:
In MARICOPA county, AZ View Original Datasheet
Designation:
T 331
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:]
photoDA0516
photoDA0516 w GPSr
photoDA0516 Area

Recovered as described, in good condition.

[Photos:]
photoT 331 / DA0516
A close-up of the mark, with the GPSr.
photoT 331 / DA0516
A close-up of the mark alone.
photoT 331 / DA0516
A wide view of the general area, looking southeast.

Documented History (by the NGS)

01/01/1953 by CGS (MONUMENTED)
DESCRIBED BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1953 14.2 MI S FROM GILA BEND. 14.2 MILES SOUTH ALONG STATE HIGHWAY 85 FROM THE SOUTHERN PACIFIC COMPANY RAILROAD STATION AT GILA BEND, 11 POLES SOUTH OF TUCSON, CORNELIA AND GILA BEND RAILROAD MILEPOLE 14, 167 FEET NORTHWEST OF THE NORTHWEST CORNER OF RAILROAD WOODEN BRIDGE 144, 98.0 FEET WEST OF THE WEST RAIL, 59.5 FEET EAST OF THE CENTER LINE OF THE HIGHWAY, 3 FEET NORTHWEST OF A TELEPHONE POLE, 2.2 FEET WEST OF A WITNESS POST, ABOUT LEVEL WITH THE HIGHWAY, AND SET IN THE TOP OF A CONCRETE POST PROJECTING 0.4 FOOT ABOVE THE GROUND.
01/01/1980 by NGS (GOOD)
RECOVERY NOTE BY NATIONAL GEODETIC SURVEY 1980 22.5 KM (14.0 MI) SOUTHWEST ALONG THE TUCSON, CORNELIA AND GILA BEND RAILWAY FROM THE MARTIN AVENUE CROSSING IN GILA BEND, 0.9 KM (0.55 MI) SOUTHWEST OF A POWER LINE CROSSING, 0.5 KM (0.3 MI) SOUTHWEST OF STATE HIGHWAY 85 MILEPOST 14, 11 TELEGRAPH POLES SOUTHWEST OF RAILWAY MILEPOLE 14, 29.9 METERS (98.0 FT) NORTHWEST OF THE NORTHWEST RAIL OF THE TRACKS, 50.9 METERS (167 FT) SOUTHEAST OF THE CENTERLINE OF THE HIGHWAY, 50.9 METERS (167 FT) NORTH OF THE NORTHWEST CORNER OF RAILWAY BRIDGE NUMBER 144, 2.1 METERS (7.0 FT) SOUTHWEST OF AN IRON BRACE IN THE RIGHT-OF-WAY FENCE LINE, 0.9 METER (3.0 FT) NORTHEAST OF AN IRON TELEGRAPH POLE, 0.3 METER (1.0 FT) NORTHWEST OF THE OF THE FENCE LINE. THE MARK IS 0.6 METERS SW FROM A WITNESS POST. THE MARK IS 0.9 M BELOW THE TRACKS.
01/01/1984 by DMA (GOOD)
RECOVERY NOTE BY DEFENSE MAP AGENCY 1984 RECOVERED IN GOOD CONDITION.

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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