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Details for Benchmark: FO0346

N 35° 02.964 W 106° 37.159 (NAD 83)

Altitude: 5310.4

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

Location:
In BERNALILLO county, NM View Original Datasheet
Designation:
KIRTLAND 2
Marker Type:
bench mark disk
Setting:
light structures
Stability:
Mark of questionable or unknown stability.

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Documented History (by the NGS)

01/01/1969 by CGS (MONUMENTED)
DESCRIBED BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1969 (JLC) THE STATION IS LOCATED ON THE GROUNDS OF THE ALBUQUERQUE MUNICIPAL AIRPORT, ABOUT 3-1/2 MILES SOUTHEAST OF THE CENTER OF ALBUQUERQUE, 1 MILE EAST OF INTERSTATE HIGHWAY 25 AND 1/4 MILE WEST OF THE MAIN TERMINAL BUILDING OF THE AIRPORT. TO REACH THE STATION FROM THE JUNCTION OF INTERSTATE HIGHWAY 25 AND MILES ROAD IN ALBUQUERQUE, GO EAST ON MILES ROAD FOR 1.0 MILE TO A CROSSROAD. TURN RIGHT AND GO SOUTH ON YALE BOULEVARD FOR 0.55 MILE TO A SIDE ROAD LEFT LEADING TO THE MAIN TERMINAL BUILDING. CONTINUE SOUTH ON YALE BOULEVARD FOR 0.05 MILE TO A SIDE ROAD LEFT.***TURN LEFT, GO SOUTHEAST AND EAST ON A PAVED ROAD FOR 0.25 MILE TO THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF A PAVED PARKING AREA. TURN LEFT, GO NORTH, PASSING TO THE EAST OF A GROUP OF TRANS WORLD AIRLINES FUEL TANKS FOR 0.05 MILE TO THE NORTHWEST CORNER OF THE PAVED PARKING AREA AND THE STATION. THE STATION MARK IS A STANDARD DISK STAMPED KIRTLAND 2 1969, SET IN THE TOP OF A 12-INCH CYLINDRICAL CONCRETE MONUMENT WHICH PROJECTS 3 INCHES ABOVE THE GROUND. IT IS 18 FEET SOUTHWEST OF THE WEST END OF A CONCRETE CURB AT THE NORTHWEST CORNER OF THE PAVED PARKING AREA, 14 FEET SOUTH OF A FENCE CORNER AND 13.1 FEET WEST OF A NORTH-SOUTH WIRE FENCE. REFERENCE MARK 3 IS A STANDARD DISK STAMPED KIRTLAND 2 NO 3 1969, SET IN THE TOP OF A 10-INCH CYLINDRICAL CONCRETE MONUMENT WHICH PROJECTS 3 INCHES ABOVE THE GROUND. IT IS 76.6 FEET SOUTH OF A FENCE CORNER, 51.5 FEET NORTH OF A FENCE CORNER AND 2.6 FEET WEST OF A WIRE FENCE. REFERENCE MARK 4 IS A STANDARD DISK STAMPED KIRTLAND 2 NO 4 1969, CEMENTED IN A DRILL HOLE IN THE NORTH CONCRETE CURB AT THE NORTH EDGE OF THE PAVED PARKING AREA. IT IS 54.8 FEET EAST OF THE WEST END OF THE CONCRETE CURB AND 3.3 FEET SOUTH OF A WIRE FENCE. AIRPORT AMAFCA IS A KOOGLE AND POULS ENGINEERING COMPANY DISK STAMPED AIRPORT AMAFCA 1965, SET IN THE TOP OF AN 8-INCH SQUARE CONCRETE MONUMENT FLUSH WITH THE GROUND. IT IS 45 FEET SOUTH OF THE CENTER OF A GRAVELED ROAD, 27 FEET SOUTH OF TELEPHONE POLE NO. 34, 7 FEET WEST OF THE WEST END OF A CHAIN LINK FENCE AND 5.6 FEET WEST OF A WOODEN WITNESS POST. ***TO REACH AIRPORT AMAFCA FROM THIS POINT, GO SOUTH ON YALE BOULEVARD FOR 0.05 MILE TO A SIDE ROAD RIGHT JUST BEFORE REACHING THE MUSEUM OF ALBUQUERQUE. TURN RIGHT AND GO WEST ON A GRAVELED ROAD FOR 0.1 MILE TO THE MARK ON THE LEFT. NOTE--AIRPORT AMAFCA WAS USED AS AN AZIMUTH MARK. KIRTLAND 1946 WAS SEARCHED FOR AND WAS NOT RECOVERED. HEIGHT OF LIGHT ABOVE STATION MARK 22.3 METERS.
01/01/1969 by CGS (GOOD)
RECOVERY NOTE BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1969 3.5 MI SE FROM ALBUQUERQUE. TO REACH FROM THE JUNCTION OF INTERSTATE HIGHWAY 25 AND MILES ROAD IN ALBUQUERQUE, GO EAST ON MILES ROAD FOR 1.0 MILE TO A CROSSROAD. TURN RIGHT AND GO SOUTH ON YALE BOULEVARD FOR 0.55 MILE TO A SIDE ROAD LEFT LEADING TO THE MAIN TERMINAL BUILDING OF THE ALBUQUERQUE MUNICIPAL AIRPORT. CONTINUE SOUTH ON YALE BOULEVARD FOR 0.05 MILE TO A SIDE ROAD LEFT. TURN LEFT, GO SOUTHEAST AND EAST ON A PAVED ROAD FOR 0.25 MILE TO THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF A PAVED PARKING AREA. TURN LEFT, GO NORTH, PASSING TO THE EAST OF A GROUP OF TRANS WORLD AIRLINES FUEL TANK FOR 0.05 MILE TO THE NORTHWEST CORNER OF THE PAVED PARKING AREA AND THE MARK. IT IS STANDARD STATION MARK DISK. SET IN THE TOP OF A 12-INCH CYLINDRICAL CONCRETE MUNUMENT WHICH PROJECTS 3 INCHES ABOVE THE GROUND. IT IS 18 FEET SOUTHWEST OF THE WEST END OF A CONCRETE CURB AT THE NORTHWEST CORNER OF THE PAVED PARKING AREA, 14 FEET SOUTH OF A FENCE CORNER AND 13.1 FEET WEST OF A NORTH-SOUTH WIRE FENCE.
01/01/1970 by NGS (GOOD)
RECOVERY NOTE BY NATIONAL GEODETIC SURVEY 1970 (LFS) THE STATION MARK, REFERENCE MARKS NO. 3, NO. 4 AND AZIMUTH MARK WERE RECOVERED IN GOOD CONDITION AS DESCRIBED IN THE 1969 DESCRIPTION. DUE TO IMPROVEMENTS ON THE AIRPORT REFERENCE MARK NO. 4 HAD TO BE DESTROYED. ONE NEW REFERENCE MARK WAS SET. THE 1969 DESCRIPTION AND ROUTE PROCEEDING TO STATION ARE ADEQUATE FOR RECOVERY. DESCRIPTION FOR RECOVERY OF REFERENCE MARK NO. 5 IS AS FOLLOWS--REFERENCE MARK NO. 5, A STANDARD DISK, STAMPED KIRTLAND 2 1969 NO 5 1970, IS CEMENTED IN A DRILL HOLE IN THE SOUTH CURB OF THE MEDIAN WHICH IS ON THE NORTH SIDE OF THE STREET LEADING INTO THE ALBUQUERQUE SUNPORT AIRPORT. IT IS 140 FEET WEST OF THE WEST POINT OF CURB TO THE TAXI ENTRANCE, AND 14 FEET NORTH OF THE CENTER LINE OF THE EAST BOUND LANE. AIRLINE DISTANCE AND DIRECTION FROM NEAREST TOWN--ON ALBUQUERQUE MUNICIPAL AIRPORT.
01/01/1970 by NGS (GOOD)
RECOVERY NOTE BY NATIONAL GEODETIC SURVEY 1970 (LFS) THE STATION IS LOCATED AT THE ALBUQUERQUE MUNICIPAL AIRPORT. IT IS NEAR THE CENTER OF THE EMPLOYEE PARKING LOT WHICH IS MID-WAY BETWEEN THE SUNPORT TERMINAL BUILDING AND THE MUSEUM. THE STATION MARK IS A STANDARD DISK STAMPED, KIRTLAND 2 1969. IT IS SET IN THE TOP OF A 12 INCH CONCRETE MONUMENT WHICH IS 3 INCHES BELOW THE SURFACE OF THE PAVED AREA. IT IS 37 FEET SOUTHWEST OF THE SECOND LAMP POLE EAST OF THE WEST END, 30 FEET SOUTH OF THE NORTH FENCE AND 27-1/2 FEET NORTH OF THE SOUTH FENCE. REFERENCE MARK 3 IS A STANDARD DISK STAMPED, KIRTLAND 2 NO 3 1969. IT IS SET IN THE TOP OF A 12 INCH CONCRETE MONUMENT WHICH IS ABOUT FLUSH WITH THE SLOPING BANK. IT IS 2 FEET LOWER THAN THE STATION AND BY A WITNESS POST AND SIGN. REFERENCE MARK 5 IS A STANDARD DISK STAMPED, KIRTLAND 2 NO 5 1969 1970. IT IS SET IN A DRILL HOLE IN THE CONCRETE BASE OF THE SECOND LAMP POLE EAST OF THE WEST END. IT IS ALONG THE SOUTH SIDE OF THE PARKING LOT. THE AZIMUTH MARK IS A KOOGLE AND POULS ENGINEERING COMPANY DISK WHICH IS STAMPED, AIRPORT AMAFCA 1965. IT IS SET IN THE TOP OF A SMALL CONCRETE MONUMENT WHICH IS ABOUT FLUSH WITH THE GROUND SURFACE. IT IS 45 FEET SOUTH OF THE CENTER OF THE GRAVELED ROAD, 27 FEET SOUTH OF TELEPHONE POLE NUMBER 34, 7 FEET WEST OF THE WEST END OF A CHAIN LINK FENCE AND 5-1/2 FEET WEST OF A WITNESS POST. TO REACH THE AZIMUTH MARK FROM THE STATION GO SOUTHWEST ABOUT 150 YARDS TO THE MUSEUM, TAKE THE GRAVELED ROAD WEST FOR 0.1 MILE TO THE MARK ON THE LEFT. NOTE--THIS IS THE SECOND R.M. 5 FOR THIS STATION 1970 YEAR. HEIGHT OF LIGHT ABOVE STATION MARK 5 FEET. AIRLINE DISTANCE AND DIRECTION FROM NEAREST TOWN--3-1/2 MILES SOUTHEAST OF ALBUQUERQUE
01/01/1972 by NGS (GOOD)
RECOVERY NOTE BY NATIONAL GEODETIC SURVEY 1972 (LFS) THE STATION MARK, REFERENCE MARK 3, REFERENCE MARK 5, AND AIRPORT AMAFCA 1969 (AZI. MARK) WERE RECOVERED AS DESCRIBED AND FOUND IN GOOD CONDITION. THE DISTANCE AND DIRECTION TO ALL MARKS CHECKED THE PUBLISHED DATA. OWING TO CONSTRUCTION OF THE TERMINAL BUILDING AND ALL ROADS IN THE AREA THE STATION WAS MOVED AT THIS TIME. SEE DESCRIPTION OF KIRTLAND 3 1972. HEIGHT OF LIGHT ABOVE STATION MARK 5 FEET. AIRLINE DISTANCE AND DIRECTION FROM NEAREST TOWN--AT ALBUQURQUE AIRPORT
01/01/1972 by NGS (GOOD)
RECOVERY NOTE BY NATIONAL GEODETIC SURVEY 1972 RECOVERED IN GOOD CONDITION.
01/09/1996 by CHANCE (MARK NOT FOUND)
RECOVERY NOTE BY JE CHANCE AND ASSOCIATES 1996 (MFY) RECOVERY NOTE BY CHANCE 1996 MARK NOT FOUND - SEARCHED 0.5 PERSON-HOUR.

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  • This mark is at Albuquerque Int''l Airport (ABQ)
  • The horizontal coordinates were established by classical geodetic methods and adjusted by the National Geodetic Survey in December 1993.
  • The NAVD 88 height was computed by applying the VERTCON shift value to the NGVD 29 height (displayed under SUPERSEDED SURVEY CONTROL.) The vertical order pertains to the superseded datum.
  • The Laplace correction was computed from DEFLEC99 derived deflections.
  • The geoid height was determined by GEOID99.

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