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Details for Benchmark: DG3224

N 33° 46.787 W 084° 42.217 (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 BEULAH BAP CH
Marker Type:
church spire
Setting:
setting not listed - see description
Stability:

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Got it!

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Found while geocaching in the area

Observed as described.

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photospire

I discovered this benchmark while caching in the area. The church building and spire remain in good condition.

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photoBeulah Church Spire

Observed in good shape while caching.

BM #4 for the day 11/20/10 @ 10:21 am. Another easy find. BM # 6 total.

Found it just as described.

Mark recovered as described.

I got this one without realizing it. I stopped to get the triangulation station BEULAH RESET, and got it in the picture I took for RM No.3.

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photoDG3224 Beulah Bapt Church

The church is still here. I'm not sure if the steeple is the same as orignally recorded, but a cross is still on the top.

Sidekicker and Family

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photoBeulah Baptist Church

Documented History (by the NGS)

01/01/1972 by NGS (FIRST OBSERVED)
DESCRIBED BY NATIONAL GEODETIC SURVEY 1972 (JCL) THE STATION IS THE BALL AT THE BASE OF CROSS ON TOP OF THE WHITE SPIRE OF THE BEULAH BAPTIST CHURCH. THE SPIRE IS 80 FEET HIGH. LOCATED 248 FEET NORTHEAST OF TRIANGULATION STATION BEULAH 1941 AND 116 FEET EAST OF THE CENTER OF U.S. HWY. 78.

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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