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Details for Benchmark: FO1201

N 35° 03.306 W 106° 35.046 (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 CEN FLAG
Marker Type:
flagpole
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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photoFlag flying in the breeze

Found on vacation.

Nice Flag Pole. My father used to work at this hospital.

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photoAlbuquerque VA Hospital FlagPole
Nice Flag Pole, but no parking.

It's a nice flagpole set in an ornate base.

Not very far from where I work.

Found as described

Flagpole recovered as described, in good condition.

Doing work at the VA hospital this week, found the flagpole as described.

Shannon
VegasCacheHounds

Documented History (by the NGS)

01/01/1946 by CGS (FIRST OBSERVED)
DESCRIBED BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1946 (CAE) THE TALL FLAGPOLE IN THE CENTER OF A LANDSCAPED CIRCLE STANDING IN FRONT OF THE ADMINISTRATION BUILDING OF THE VETERANS CENTER IN EAST ALBUQUERQUE, IMMEDIATELY E OF THE KIRTLAND FIELD RESERVATION.
01/01/1957 by CGS (GOOD)
RECOVERY NOTE BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1957 (HJB) STATION RECOVERED IN GOOD CONDITION.

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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