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Details for Benchmark: GG0699

N 36° 49.307 W 094° 38.586 (NAD 83)

Altitude: 922

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

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

Reference Points

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RECOVERED STATION.
REFERENCE MARK 1 NOT FOUND.
REFERENCE MARK 2 HAS BEEN DISTURBED AND ON ITS SIDE THIS DATE.
AZIMUTH MARK NOT FOUND THIS DATE.

WILL SUBMIT NGS REPORT.

[Photos:]
photoGG0699
YANKEE TRIANGULATION STATION
photoGG0699 GPS READING
YANKEE GPS READING
photoGG0699 RM 2
YANKEE RM 2 TO STATION STATION TO RM 1
photoGG0699 RM 1
AREA OF RM 1

Found this one in good condition while working for a survey crew.

[Photos:]
photoYANKEE.JPG

Documented History (by the NGS)

01/01/1961 by CGS (MONUMENTED)
DESCRIBED BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1961 (GWM) THE STATION IS ABOUT 2 MILES SOUTHWEST OF SENECA, MISSOURI, ABOUT 4.5 MILES SOUTHWEST, OF RACINE, MISSOURI, IN THE STATE OF OKLAHOMA AND IS ON THE PROPERTY OF MR. ROBERT C. PRATER. IT IS 116 FEET WEST OF THE NORTHWEST CORNER OF A HOUSE, 52 FEET SOUTHWEST OF A POWER POLE, 46 FEET SOUTH OF A WIRE FENCE AND 18 FEET WEST OF A WIRE FENCE. THE MONUMENT IS FLUSH AND THE DISK IS STAMPED YANKEE 1960. TO REACH THE STATION FROM THE JUNCTION OF U.S. HIGHWAY 60 AND STATE ROAD 43 IN THE SOUTH EDGE OF SENECA, MISSOURI, GO WESTERLY ON HIGHWAY 60 FOR 2.2 MILES TO THE AZIMUTH MARK ON THE RIGHT. CONTINUE WESTERLY ON HIGHWAY 60 FOR 0.35 MILE TO A CROSSROAD. TURN RIGHT AND GO NORTH ON A GRAVELED ROAD FOR 0.55 MILE TO THE STATION ON THE LEFT. REFERENCE MARK 1 IS 45 FEET SOUTH OF A 9 INCH OAK TREE, 26 FEET WEST OF THE CENTERLINE OF GRAVELED ROAD AND 3 FEET WEST OF THE WIRE FENCE. THE MONUMENT IS FLUSH AND THE DISK IS STAMPED YANKEE NO 1 1960. REFERENCE MARK 2 IS 83 FEET WEST OF THE POWER POLE, 20 FEET SOUTH OF THE CENTERLINE OF A GRAVELED ROAD AND 8 FEET NORTH OF THE WIRE FENCE. THE MONUMENT IS FLUSH AND THE DISK IS STAMPED YANKEE NO 2 1960. THE AZIMUTH MARK IS 6 INCHES SOUTH OF A WIRE FENCE, 3 FEET EAST OF A WITNESS POST, 59 FEET NORTH OF THE CENTERLINE OF HIGHWAY 60 AND 26 FEET EAST OF A TELEPHONE POLE. THE MONUMENT PROJECTS 1 INCH AND THE DISK IS STAMPED YANKEE 1960. NOTE- THE MARKS AT THIS STATION WERE SET IN 1960 AND WAS NOT OCCUPIED UNTIL 1961. HEIGHT OF LIGHT ABOVE STATION MARK 26 METERS.

Control Text

  • The horizontal coordinates were established by classical geodetic methods and adjusted by the National Geodetic Survey in February 2000.
  • The orthometric height was scaled from a topographic map.
  • The Laplace correction was computed from DEFLEC99 derived deflections.
  • The geoid height was determined by GEOID99.

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