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Details for Benchmark: DG1079

N 33° 44.300 W 084° 47.517 (NAD 83)

Altitude: 1234.31

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

Location:
In DOUGLAS county, GA View Original Datasheet
Designation:
F 255
Marker Type:
bench mark disk
Setting:
in rock outcrop
Stability:
Most reliable and expected to hold position/elevation well.

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Documented History (by the NGS)

01/01/1959 by CGS (MONUMENTED)
DESCRIBED BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1959 2.8 MI SW FROM DOUGLASVILLE. 2.8 MILES SOUTHWEST ALONG THE SOUTHERN RAILWAY FROM THE STATION AT DOUGLASVILLE, ON THE OUTSIDE OF A CURVE IN TRACK WITH TANGENTS EXTENDING NORTHWEST AND NORTHEAST, BETWEEN THE TRACK AND U.S. HIGHWAY 78, 24 1/2 FEET SOUTH OF THE SOUTH RAIL, 37 FEET NORTH OF CENTER LINE OF HIGHWAY, 150 FEET SOUTHEAST OF CENTER OF A GRADED ROAD CROSSING, IN THE TOP OF THE ROUNDED PORTION OF A LARGE FLAT ROCK OUTCROP, 18 FEET NORTHEAST OF THE FIRST TELEPHONE POLE EAST OF CROSSING OF GRADED ROAD AND ABOUT 2 FEET BELOW LEVEL OF TRACK.

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  • 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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