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Details for Benchmark: EE1601

N 34° 51.718 W 084° 19.579 (NAD 83)

Altitude: 1776

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

Location:
In FANNIN county, GA View Original Datasheet
Designation:
BV 055 209 GAHD 1972
Marker Type:
survey disk
Setting:
setting not listed - see description
Stability:
Mark of questionable or unknown stability.

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Recovered as described 2 inches sub grade. Located disk by probing ground with screw driver from 4 to 5 feet from Witness Post until striking concrete. Scrapped away soil and grass to observe and photograph disk before re-covering it again with dirt and grass. Benchmark disk observed 5 feet 0 inches from Witness Post.

[Photos:]
photoEE1601 Disk.
photoWitness Post and orange cone.
Orange cone showing position of benchmark disk about 6 feet 5 inches from road and 5 feet 0 inches from witness post.
photoEE1601 Setting.
Facing along road with sign for Saint Anthony Catholic Parish. Nota Bene: Anthony of Padua is the patron saint of lost things. For help finding, remember, 'Tony, Tony, turn around. Something's lost and must be found.'
photoEE1601 Setting Church Visible.
Witness Post and orange cone visible with church behind to left.
photoEE1601 Setting Facing Away from Church Sign.
Facing away from sign for Saint Anthony (of Padua) Catholic Church.

Recovered in good condition.

This entry was edited by foxtrot_xray on Saturday, 02 October 2010 at 18:44:04.

[Photos:]
photoThe Disk
Corn dust and wet ground does NOT mix. :)
photoView SW

Found in good condition. Mark is 4.5 feet SE of witness post, and 2 inches underground.

[Photos:]
photoThe Disc
photoLooking NE towards Disc

Documented History (by the NGS)

01/01/1972 by GADT (MONUMENTED)
DESCRIBED BY GEORGIA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION 1972 (WRN) THE STATION IS LOCATED 8.7 MILES SOUTHEAST OF MC CAYSVILLE, GEORGIA. 4.6 MILES SOUTHWEST OF MINERAL BLUFF, GEORGIA. 14.5 MILES NORTHEAST OF ELLIJAY, GEORGIA. TO REACH FROM THE INTERSECTION OF GA. 5 BYPASS AND U.S. 76, PROCEED EAST ON U.S. 76 FOR 1.20 MILES TO THE STATION ON THE LEFT. THE STATION IS A STANDARD BRASS CAP SET IN POURED CONCRETE FLUSH WITH THE GROUND. THE STATION IS LOCATED 15.8 FEET SOUTHEAST OF A 4 INCH CATAWBA TREE. 17.6 FEET WEST OF THE CENTERLINE OF U.S. 76. 33.9 FEET NORTH OF A POWER POLE.

Control Text

  • The horizontal coordinates were established by classical geodetic methods and adjusted by the National Geodetic Survey in September 1997.
  • The NAVD 88 height was computed by applying the VERTCON shift value to the NGVD 29 height (displayed under SUPERSEDED SURVEY CONTROL.)
  • The Laplace correction was computed from DEFLEC99 derived deflections.
  • The geoid height was determined by GEOID99.

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