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Details for Benchmark: FO1190

N 35° 03.187 W 106° 34.959 (NAD 83)

Altitude: 0

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

Location:
In BERNALILLO county, NM View Original Datasheet
Designation:
ALBUQUERQUE VET HOSP S TK
Marker Type:
elevated tank
Setting:
setting not listed - see description
Stability:

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Saw while travelling through

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Observed while traveling to a Military Reunion and Geocaching along the way.
Old Professor - Tipton, Mo.

Recovered as described.

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photoTwo for one

Found on vacation.

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photoFO1190 and FO1192, Albuquerque NM

Still there.

2 for one on this one. There are 2 benchmarks side by side.

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photoVA South Tank
Hope I had these in the right order.

It's a very nice water tank.

Pretty easy, again, a lot of these marks are in a general
area.

Found as described

South Tank at the Albuquerque Veterans Hospital was recovered as described, in good condition.

Doing work at Kirtland AFB and the VA hospital. From the roof of the main building both tanks are quite visible.

Documented History (by the NGS)

01/01/1946 by CGS (FIRST OBSERVED)
DESCRIBED BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1946 (CAE) THE TANK IS THE LARGE SILVER-COLORED WATER TANK IN THE REAR OF THE GROUNDS OF THE VETERANS CENTER IN EAST ALBUQUERQUE, IMMEDIATELY E OF THE KIRTLAND FIELD RESERVATION. THE STACK IS EQUALLY PROMINENT AND IN THE SAME VICINITY ON THE GROUNDS. IT IS 10 METERS W OF THE POWERHOUSE.
01/01/1947 by CGS (GOOD)
RECOVERY NOTE BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1947 (RER) DESCRIPTION ADEQUATE RECOVERED IN GOOD CONDITION
01/01/1954 by CGS (GOOD)
RECOVERY NOTE BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1954 (WRH) STATION LOCATED AT THE VETERANS HOSPITAL AT THE SOUTHEAST EDGE OF ALBUQUERQUE. IT IS A LARGE STEEL TANK MOUNTED ON A FOUR-LEGGED, STEEL STRUCTURE AND IS ABOUT 75 FEET HIGH. THE CENTER OF THE TANK WAS INTERSECTED.
01/01/1960 by CGS (GOOD)
RECOVERY NOTE BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1960 (FJT) STATION WAS RECOVERED AND FOUND AS DESCRIBED.
01/01/1963 by CGS (GOOD)
RECOVERY NOTE BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1963 (AJP) THE STATION WAS RECOVERED AS DESCRIBED.
01/01/1973 by NGS (GOOD)
RECOVERY NOTE BY NATIONAL GEODETIC SURVEY 1973 (EP) RECOVERED IN GOOD CONDITION AS DESCRIBED. AIRLINE DISTANCE AND DIRECTION FROM NEAREST TOWN--3 MILES EAST OF ALBUQUERQUE.
01/01/1978 by NGS (GOOD)
RECOVERY NOTE BY NATIONAL GEODETIC SURVEY 1978 (WTM) ALL THREE INTERSECTION STATIONS WERE RECOVERED AS DESCRIBED IN GOOD CONDITION. AIRLINE DISTANCE AND DIRECTION FROM NEAREST TOWN--3 MILES EAST OF ALBUQUERQUE.
01/01/1978 by NGS (GOOD)
RECOVERY NOTE BY NATIONAL GEODETIC SURVEY 1978 (WTM) RECOVERED IN GOOD CONDITION.
01/01/1981 by NGS (GOOD)
RECOVERY NOTE BY NATIONAL GEODETIC SURVEY 1981 (MLS) RECOVERED AS DESCRIBED. AIRLINE DISTANCE AND DIRECTION FROM NEAREST TOWN--AT ALBUQUERQUE.

Control Text

  • The horizontal coordinates were established by classical geodetic methods and adjusted by the National Geodetic Survey in December 1993.
  • The Laplace correction was computed from DEFLEC99 derived deflections.
  • The geoid height was determined by GEOID99.

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