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Details for Benchmark: FS1059

N 35° 13.442 W 114° 15.050 (NAD 83)

Altitude: 2800.3

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

Location:
In MOHAVE county, AZ View Original Datasheet
Designation:
SACRO
Marker Type:
triangulation station disk
Setting:
set into the top of a round concrete monument
Stability:

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Found with KayakBird: station and RMs only, not AZ. Call from DS makes it look like AZ is/was under new roadway.

Finally got around to going back and dealing with photos. Drive-by shooting didn't work so well on this one.

[This entry was edited by Okie'sKid on Saturday, March 13, 2010 at 4:57:43 PM.]

Recovered the station mark and both reference marks as described. Unable to find the azimuth mark. Came over from Laughlin to log a mark in Arizona. Ended up going home (LA area) via Kingman.

[Photos:]
photoFS1059 Station Mark between Kingman and Laughlin
photoFS1059 mark and witness post
photoFS1059 RM1
photoFS1059 RM2
photoFS1059 RM and witness post
Both RM's look about like this. Nice neat station!
photoNot the Azimuth mark for FS1059
While looking west down the road, I kept finding these little witness posts and discs. The discs are ADOT right-of-way (or similar) discs, and not the FS1059 station azimuth mark. Never did find the azimuth mark. No distance indicated, which makes it difficult.

found it

found it

This one was pretty easy to get to, came at it from Teddy Roosevelt Took pictures, will upload another day.

Recovered in good condition as described. Did not search for the Azimuth mark.

[Photos:]
photoSacro in Mohave County AZ.
photoSacro looking east towards Kingman, AZ.
photoSacro RM 1
photoSacro RM 2

Documented History (by the NGS)

01/01/1948 by CGS (MONUMENTED)
DESCRIBED BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1948 (FAR) THE STATION IS 11 MILES, AIRLINE, WEST BY NORTH OF KINGMAN, 17 MILES EAST OF DAVIS DAM, ALONG THE NORTH SIDE OF THE RIGHT-OF-WAY OF THE KINGMAN-DAVIS DAM HIGHWAY. IT IS IN THE MIDDLE OF A BROAD FLAT VALLEY. THE STATION MARK, A STANDARD DISK SET IN THE TOP OF A 10 INCH SQUARE CONCRETE POST, PROJECTING 1 INCH ABOVE THE SURFACE OF THE GROUND, IS STAMPED SACRO 1947. IT IS 6-1/2 FEET NORTH OF AN EAST-WEST FENCE LINE, 9 FEET NORTH OF A 4 INCH SQUARE WHITE WITNESS POST, AND 110 FEET NORTH OF THE CENTER LINE OF THE HIGHWAY. REFERENCE MARK NO. 1, A STANDARD DISK SET IN THE TOP OF A 10 INCH SQUARE CONCRETE POST, PROJECTING 5 INCHES ABOVE THE SURFACE OF THE GROUND, IS STAMPED SACRO NO 1 1947. IT IS ABOUT 29 FEET NORTH OF THE FENCE LINE, AND IS APPROXIMATELY THE SAME ELEVATION AS THE STATION MARK. REFERENCE MARK NO. 2, A STANDARD DISK SET IN THE TOP OF A 10 INCH SQUARE CONCRETE POST, PROJECTING 4 INCHES ABOVE THE SURFACE OF THE GROUND, IS STAMPED SACRO NO 2 1947. IT IS 4 FEET NORTH OF THE FENCE LINE AND IS APPROXIMATELY THE SAME ELEVATION AS THE STATION MARK. THE AZIMUTH MARK, A STANDARD DISK SET IN THE TOP OF A 10 INCH SQUARE CONCRETE POST, PROJECTING 5 INCHES ABOVE THE SURFACE OF THE GROUND, IS STAMPED SACRO 1947. IT IS 2 FEET NORTH OF AN EAST-WEST FENCE LINE, AND 100 FEET NORTH OF THE CENTER LINE OF THE KINGMAN-DAVIS DAM HIGHWAY. TO REACH THE STATION FROM THE JUNCTION OF U.S. HIGHWAY NO. 66 WITH U.S. HIGHWAY NO. 466 AND NO. 93, IN KINGMAN, GO NORTH AND WEST ON U.S. HIGHWAY NO. 93 AND NO. 466 FOR 4.4 MILES TO A GOOD BLACK TOP ROAD LEFT (DAVIS DAM ROAD). TURN LEFT, WEST, AND GO 7.5 MILES TO THE STATION ON THE RIGHT. A DRIVE STATION.
01/01/1961 by CGS (GOOD)
RECOVERY NOTE BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1961 (WTJ) RECOVERED IN GOOD CONDITION AS DESCRIBED WITH THE FOLLOWING EXCEPTION--FROM THE INTERSECTION OF U.S. HWY. 466 AND ARIZONA STATE HWY. 68 (DAVIS DAM ROAD), TURN LEFT ON ARIZ. STATE HWY. 68 AND GO 7.1 MI. TO STATION ON THE RIGHT.
01/01/1968 by AZHD (GOOD)
RECOVERY NOTE BY ARIZONA HIGHWAY DEPARTMENT (NOW AZDT) 1968 (EHT) GENERAL LOCATION THE STATION, BOTH REFERENCE MARKS AND AZIMUTH MARK WERE RECOVERED IN GOOD CONDITION. THE DESCRIPTION IS ADEQUATE.

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 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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