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Details for Benchmark: ES0982

N 34° 26.309 W 111° 16.725 (NAD 83)

Altitude: 7537

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

Location:
In COCONINO county, AZ View Original Datasheet
Designation:
MILLER
Marker Type:
triangulation station disk
Setting:
in rock outcrop
Stability:

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I found Miller 1946 at the listed coordinates: N 34° 26.309 W 111° 16.725. A number of "finders" found a benchmark a half mile away. dcrep made a waymark for that other benchmark, according to their log here.

[Photos:]
photoMiller 1946
photomiller_looking_south
photomiller_looking_north
photomiller_view_se

Recovered Station Mark, Reference Mark 1, and Reference Mark 2 in good condition, and Azimuth Mark in poor condition as described with the following update to the description - the bolder with the Azimuth Mark is at an angle and may have been moved by a grader, the blazed trees are gone, and the rock cairn is gone. Handheld coordinates for Azimuth Mark
N 34° 26.416 W 111° 16.846 (NAD 83).

[Photos:]
photoES0982 - Benchmark - Coconino County, AZ
photoES0982 - Northeast looking Southwest
photoES0982 - RM1
photoES0982 - RM1 looking toward Mark
photoES0982 - RM2
photoES0982 - RM2 looking toward Mark
photoES0982 - AZ MK
photoES0982 - AZ MK looking toward Mark

Found it in good shape.

[Photos:]
photoES0982

The station, both RM's, and the azimuth mark were recovered in good condition. Coords for the azimuth mark are N34 26.415 W111 16.849.

I created a waymark for the nearby benchmark that is stamped "R13 1933".

[Photos:]
photoES0982 station
photoES0982 RM1
photoES0982 RM2
photoES0982 station distance
photoES0982 azimuth mark
photoES0982 azimuth mark distance
photoES0982 azimuth mark with GPS

We stumbled onto this benchmark while unsuccessfully trying to get at Hi-Point cache. This is the first benchmark ever recorded by MateoDiego. This guy has an awesome view everyday all day.

[Photos:]
photoMiller Benchmark
photoAwesome view from Miller BM.

Found at N34*26.193 & W111* 17.645 on a beautiful day to overlook the rim.

[Photos:]
photoDSC00971.JPG
R13 1933
photoGreat View!

found this bench mark my 1st in AZ 1st & only one logged by me so far Found apx 11/10/05
This is the same one Snicker & Sphenoid found.

                           Bullsitter
[Photos:]
photoR13 1933 BENCH MARK
photoLOOKING W SW

Found this benchmark as described, and in good condition.

Great view from this spot. Basically stumbled across the Benchmark.

N 34° 26.198 W 111° 17.639

N 34 26.198 W 111 17.639

Visited with Sphenoid. Here I am standing on it: http://www.patrickkeane.com:6502/Pictures/Arizona/Arizona-Pages/Image7.html

N 34° 26.198 W 111° 17.639

My first benchmark; found in good condition as described.

[Photos:]
photoIn good shape
N 34° 26.194 W 111° 17.647

This is the bench mark we found at this coordinate. Nothing about Miller on it. This is the same benchmark as Snicker found.

[last edit: 6/23/2003 3:14:50 PM PST]

[Photos:]
photoMiller?

Found this benchmark in good shape. The two nearby reference marks are also in good shape. The tree with a blaze as described in the physical location details is gone. This area was burned in the Rat Pack Fire of 2002.

Great View off the rim. This is an easy find for anyone that has become frustrated trying to locate urban Benchmarks in the past.

[last edit: 6/9/2003 11:51:17 PM PST]

[Photos:]
photoES0982
The Miller Triangulation Benchmark
photoA rare occassion
A rare occassion for CacheUsOut... we knew exactly where we were. [:D] Moqui and Chevy were happy, but then they're always happy when their with their mommie!

I believe this is the closest Bench mark

[Photos:]
photoGPS pic
photoGPS Pic 2

Documented History (by the NGS)

01/01/1946 by CGS (MONUMENTED)
DESCRIBED BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1946 (CAE) THE STATION IS LOCATED APPROX. 11 MILES EAST NORTHEAST OF PINE, ARIZONA, 5-3/4 MILES EAST OF BAKER BUTTE LOOKOUT TOWER, AND ON ONE OF THE POINTS ON MOGOLLON RIM, NEAR HEAD OF EAST MILLER CANYON. TO REACH THE STATION FROM THE POST OFFICE IN PINE, GO NORTH AND WEST ON THE WINSLOW AND FLAGSTAFF ROAD FOR 3.3 MILES TO A FORK, TAKE RIGHT FORK NORTHERLY AND EASTERLY ON THE WINSLOW AND FLAGSTAFF ROAD FOR 10.1 MILES TO JUNCTION WITH MOGOLLON RIM ROAD, TAKE RIGHT FORK AND GO EASTERLY ON MOGOLLON RIM ROAD FOR 2.35 MILES TO A ROAD GOING RIGHT TO BAKER BUTTE LOOKOUT TOWER, CONTINUE STRAIGHT AHEAD ON THE RIM ROAD FOR 8.0 MILES TO A FORK, MILLER RIDGE ROAD FORKING TO LEFT, CONTINUE ON RIGHT FORK ON THE RIM ROAD FOR 0.4 MILE TO THE AZIMUTH MARK ON RIGHT SIDE OF ROAD, CONTINUE ON RIM ROAD FOR 0.1 MILE TO THE TOP OF A SMALL RIDGE, AND TRIANGULAR BLAZE ON CROOKED PINE TREE ON LEFT EDGE OF ROAD. PACK SOUTHERLY THROUGH TIMBER ALONG TOP OF RIDGE FOR APPROX 0.1 MILE TO POINT OF RIDGE AND STATION. STATION MARK IS A STANDARD TRIANGULATION DISK STAMPED--MILLER 1946, AND IS CEMENTED INTO A DRILL HOLE IN OUTCROPPING BEDROCK, TOP OF WHICH IS FLUSH WITH THE GROUND. THIS MARK IS APPROX. 8 METERS NW OF A TRIANGULAR BLAZE ON A LARGE PINE TREE. REFERENCE MARK NO. 1 IS A STANDARD REFERENCE MARK STAMPED--MILLER NO. 1 1946, AND IS CEMENTED INTO A DRILL HOLE IN OUTCROPPING BEDROCK, TOP OF WHICH IS FLUSH WITH THE GROUND. THIS MARK IS E OF STATION AND APPROX. 18 INCHES BELOW STATION. REFERENCE MARK NO. 2 IS A STANDARD REFERENCE MARK STAMPED--MILLER NO. 2 1946, AND IS CEMENTED INTO A DRILL HOLE IN OUTCROPPING BEDROCK, TOP OF WHICH IS APPROX. 8 INCHES ABOVE THE SURROUNDING SURFACE. THIS MARK IS SSE OF STATION AND APPROX. 6 INCHES BELOW STATION. AZIMUTH MARK IS A STANDARD AZIMUTH MARK STAMPED--MILLER 1946, AND IS CEMENTED INTO A DRILL HOLE IN A BURRIED BOULDER, TOP OF WHICH IS 2 INCHES ABOVE THE SURROUNDING SURFACE. THIS MARK IS APPROX. 1/4 MILE NW OF STATION, 15 FT. SOUTH OF CENTER LINE OF RIM ROAD, 3 FT. SE OF 2 FT. ROCK CAIRN, 6 FT. WNW OF TRIANGULAR BLAZE ON PINE TREE, AND APPROX. 2 FT. ABOVE LEVEL OF ROAD. NOTE--TRIANGULATION STATION MOG LOCATED APPROX. 4 MILES ESE OF STATION, CAN ALSO SERVE AS AZIMUTH MARK FOR THIS STATION.
01/01/1972 by AZHD (GOOD)
RECOVERY NOTE BY ARIZONA HIGHWAY DEPARTMENT (NOW AZDT) 1972 (AD) GENERAL LOCATION-AS PER DESCRIPTION TO REACH-AS PER DESCRIPTION STATION MARK-IN AND GOOD REFERENCE MARKS-R.M. 1 AND 2 BOTH IN AND GOOD AZIMUTH MARK-NOT SEARCHED FOR AT THIS TIME

Control Text

  • The horizontal coordinates were established by classical geodetic methods and adjusted by the National Geodetic Survey in August 1993.
  • 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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