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Details for Benchmark: GT0959

N 36° 19.667 W 119° 39.283 (NAD 83)

Altitude: 241.1

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

Location:
In KINGS county, CA View Original Datasheet
Designation:
P 999
Marker Type:
bench mark disk
Setting:
set into the top of a round concrete monument
Stability:
May hold, but of type commonly subject to surface motion.

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Needed a benchmark for a challenge, so I visited this one. Disc is set in the concrete on the curb/sidewalk. Easy to locate!

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My little girl and I walked across the street from the Rite Aid and found this benchmark without any problems. It still looks good. As we were leaving we said hi to a policeman on his motorcycle as he was waiting for the light to change. This is the last of the four benchmarks found today!

Found this one quick and easy, disc is mounted in the curb at the coordinates given by Buckmeadows.

Recovered in Good condition. GPS coordinates are, N 36º 19.689 W 119º 39.324.
Disk is stamped, P999 1966.

Documented History (by the NGS)

01/01/1966 by CGS (MONUMENTED)
DESCRIBED BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1966 AT HANFORD. AT HANFORD, 0.5 MILE WEST ALONG LACEY BOULEVARD FROM THE COUNTY COURTHOUSE, AT THE NORTHWEST CORNER OF LACY BOULEVARD AND 11TH AVENUE, IN THE TOP OF THE SOUTHEAST CORNER OF THE CONCRETE FOUNDATION OF WATER MAINS WITH A STEEL COVER, 42 FEET NORTH OF THE CENTER LINE OF THE BOULEVARD, 66 FEET WEST OF THE CENTER LINE OF THE AVENUE, 2 1/2 FEET SOUTHWEST OF THE CENTER OF A FIRE HYDRANT, AND ABOUT LEVEL WITH THE BOULEVARD.

Control Text

  • The horizontal coordinates were scaled from a topographic map and have an estimated accuracy of +/- 6 seconds.
  • The NAVD 88 height was computed by applying the VERTCON shift value to the NGVD 29 height (displayed under SUPERSEDED SURVEY CONTROL.) The vertical order pertains to the superseded datum.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 geoid height was determined by GEOID99.