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Details for Benchmark: DG3223

N 33° 45.204 W 084° 44.357 (NAD 83)

Altitude: 0

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

Location:
In DOUGLAS county, GA View Original Datasheet
Designation:
DOUGLASVILLE E MUN TANK
Marker Type:
elevated tank
Setting:
setting not listed - see description
Stability:

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Found along with horseshoechamp making our way to Stone Mountain

Found with Funfinderone on our way north

Discovered a destroyed mark on 11/20/10 @ 10:13 am on a fall benchmark and cache run.

Mark not recovered. Mark is destroyed. The attached pictures show the location of the original tower and now all that remains is a block building on the lot.

[Photos:]
photoEmpty lot at location
Looking North toward former tower location.
photoEmpty lot at location
Looking East toward former location of tower.

Marked recovered as described. Tanks is now painted white.

I agree,still there.

Yeppers, still there.

As best I can remember, this is the original tank. It's not silver now, but has been painted white.

Sidekicker and Family

[Photos:]
photoDG3223

Documented History (by the NGS)

01/01/1972 by NGS (FIRST OBSERVED)
DESCRIBED BY NATIONAL GEODETIC SURVEY 1972 (JCL) THE STATION IS THE APEX OF VENT AT THE TOP AND CENTER OF A WATER TANK, THAT HAS A DOME SHAPED TOP AND BOTTOM. THE TANK IS SUPPORTED BY EIGHT TUBULAR STEEL LEGS AND IS SILVER IN COLOR. IT IS 150 FEET HIGH. THE WATER TANK IS LOCATED 0.8 MILE EAST-NORTHEAST OF THE CENTER OF DOUGLASVILLE, 151 FEET EAST OF THE CENTER OF GRADY STREET AND 141 FEET NORTH OF THE CENTER OF COOPER STREET.

Control Text

  • The horizontal coordinates were established by classical geodetic methods and adjusted by the National Geodetic Survey in September 1997.
  • The Laplace correction was computed from DEFLEC99 derived deflections.
  • The geoid height was determined by GEOID99.

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