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Details for Benchmark: FQ0584

N 35° 49.620 W 111° 28.626 (NAD 83)

Altitude: 4710

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

Location:
In COCONINO county, AZ View Original Datasheet
Designation:
ROCK
Marker Type:
triangulation station disk
Setting:
in a boulder
Stability:
May hold, but of type commonly subject to surface motion.

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Recovered in good condition, Station and both RMs. When you get past the substation, notice which direction the power lines run and follow the northern set of lines that run to the WEST.

Note that RM 2 points to the right of the station (almost to RM 1).

[Photos:]
photoROCK station west of Cameron, AZ.
photoROCK view east
First frame is for the Station and the second is for our pick-up.
photoROCK view NE
photoROCK view SE
photoROCK view south
photoROCK RM 1
photoROCK RM 2
photoROCK RM 2 view towards the station
photoDouble blow-out
Harsh terrain for shoes. Blow-out occurred while recovering station ROCK.

Documented History (by the NGS)

1/1/1955 by USGS (MONUMENTED)
DESCRIBED BY US GEOLOGICAL SURVEY 1955 LOCATED ABOUT 4.7 MI SW. OF CAMERON, 2.1 MI W. OF U.S. HWY. 89. ON TOP OF SOLID RED SANDSTONE TOP ON MAIN RIDGE. TO REACH FROM BUCK RODGERS POST ON U.S. HWY. 89, DRIVE 0.9 MI S. ON U.S. HWY. 89. FOLLOW BLADED RD. 0.5 MI W. TO X-RDS. TAKE TRACK RD. 0.4 MI S. TO RD. FORKS. TAKE RIGHT FORK IMMEDIATELY CROSSING ANOTHER RD. 1.0 MI TO DIM RD. FORKS. TAKE RIGHT FORK ACROSS SANDY WASH NW. ALONG MAIN RIDGE 1.1 MI TO ROCKY LEDGE AND END OF RD. PACK ABOUT 10 MINUTES ALONG RIDGE TO ROCK TOP AND STATION. (TRUCK MAY BE DRIVEN TO END OF RD. DOWN DRAIN ON SIDE RIDGE INTO NEXT DRAINAGE AND ALONG MAIN RIDGE TO POINT BELOW ROCK LEDGE AT STATION.) STATION MARK--STANDARD TABLET STAMPED---ROCK 1955---, CEMENTED IN SOLID SANDSTONE TOP. RM 1--STANDARD RM TABLET STAMPED---ROCK 1955 NO 1---, CEMENTED IN SOLID SANDSTONE. RM 2--STANDARD RM TABLET STAMPED---ROCK 1955 NO 2---, CEMENTED IN TOP OF LEANING SANDSTONE ROCK
1/1/1976 by USGS (GOOD)
RECOVERY NOTE BY US GEOLOGICAL SURVEY 1976 (TT) THE STATION IS ABOUT 4.7 MILES SOUTHWEST OF CAMERON AND 2.1 MILES WEST OF U.S. HWY. 89 ON A RED SANDSTONE RIDGE. THE STATION IS A STANDARD U.S.GS DISK STAMPED ROCK 1955 AND IS SET IN TOP OF SOLID RED SANDSTONE ON MAIN RIDGE. REFERENCE MARK 1 IS A STANDARD U.S.GS REFERENCE MARK TABLET STAMPED ROCK 1955 NO. 1 AND IS CEMENTED TO A SANDSTONE LEDGE 4 FEET BELOW STATION. REFERENCE MARK 2 IS A STANDARD U.S.GS REFERENCE MARK TABLET STAMPED ROCK 1955 NO. 2 AND CEMENTED TO TOP OF A 4 X 8 FOOT LEANING SANDSTONE ROCK 4 FEET BELOW STATION. TO REACH THE STATION FROM THE JUNCTION OF U.S. HWY. 66 AND 89, 6 MILES EAST OF FLAGSTAFF, GO NORTH ON HWY. 89 TO MILE POST 463.45 AND A GATE AND BLADED ROAD ON THE LEFT, WEST, LEADING TO A SUBSTATION, FOLLOW ROAD TO WEST SIDE OF SUB-STATION THEN TAKE POWERLINE TRAIL, THE MOST NORTHERLY POWERLINE, STARTING AT TOWER NO. 181/1 AND GO 1.8 MILE TO TOWER 182/3. STATION IS ABOUT 500 FEET NORTH OF TOWER 182/3 AND ON HIGHEST POINT OF A RED SANDSTONE RIDGE. HEIGHT OF LIGHT ABOVE STATION MARK 1.5 METERS.

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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