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Details for Benchmark: HC1003

N 37° 12.610 W 090° 43.879 (NAD 83)

Altitude: 1270

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

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

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Documented History (by the NGS)

01/01/1963 by CGS (MONUMENTED)
DESCRIBED BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1963 (VBM) THE STATION IS LOCATED NEAR THE EAST END OF FINLEY MOUNTAIN, ABOUT 4-1/4 MILES NORTHWEST OF PIEDMONT, 3 MILES SOUTHWEST OF GADS HILL, 1 MILE WEST OF STATE HIGHWAY 49, IN THE SOUTHWEST 1/4 OF SECTION 4, T 29 N, R 3 E., AND ON THE PROPERTY OF MR. ROY LOSH. IT IS 4 FEET SOUTH OF A WITNESS POST, 15 FEET NORTH OF THE CENTERLINE OF A TRACK ROAD, 30 FEET WEST OF A 10 INCH OAK TREE, AND 31 FEET NORTHEAST OF A 14 INCH OAK TREE WITH A TRIANGULAR BLAZE ON ITS NORTH SIDE. THE MONUMENT PROJECTS 8 INCHES AND THE DISK IS STAMPED FINLEY 1962. TO REACH FROM THE JUNCTION OF STATE HIGHWAY 34 AND 49 AT THE NORTH EDGE OF PIEDMONT, GO NORTHERLY ON STATE HIGHWAY 49 FOR 6.0 MILES TO THE JUNCTION WITH COUNTY ROAD CC. TURN LEFT AND GO WESTERLY ON THE COUNTY ROAD CC FOR 1.55 MILES TO A ROAD FORK ABOUT 200 FEET WEST OF A SIDE ROAD RIGHT. TAKE THE LEFT FORK AND GO SOUTHWEST FOR 0.15 MILE TO A FORK. TAKE THE LEFT FORK AND GO SOUTH-SOUTHWEST ON A DIM WOODS ROAD FOR 0.8 MILE TO A DIM WOODS ROAD LEFT. TURN LEFT AND GO SOUTHERLY ON A DIM TRACK ROAD FOR 0.6 MILE TO A FORK. TAKE THE RIGHT FORK FOR 100 FEET TO ANOTHER FORK. TAKE THE RIGHT FORK AND GO WEST-SOUTHWEST UP A STEEP HILL FOR 0.8 MILE TO THE STATION ON THE RIGHT. REFERENCE MARK 1 IS A STANDARD REFERENCE MARK DISK CEMENTED IN A DRILL HOLE IN OUTCROPPING BEDROCK THAT PROJECTS 10 INCHES. IT IS 17 FEET SOUTH OF THE CENTERLINE OF THE TRACK ROAD, 20 FEET WEST OF AN 8 INCH HICKORY TREE AND 59 FEET SOUTHEAST OF THE WITNESS POST. THE DISK IS STAMPED FINLEY NO 1 1962. REFERENCE MARK 2 IS A STANDARD REFERENCE MARK DISK CEMENTED IN A DRILL HOLE IN OUTCROPPING BEDROCK THAT PROJECTS 8 INCHES. IT IS 19 FEET WEST OF A 20 INCH OAK TREE AND 67 FEET NORTH OF THE WITNESS POST. THE DISK IS STAMPED FINLEY NO 2 1962. REFERENCE MARK 3 IS A STANDARD REFERENCE MARK DISK CEMENTED IN A DRILL HOLE IN OUTCROPPING BEDROCK THAT PROJECTS 6 INCHES. IT IS 1 FOOT NORTH OF AN 8 INCH HICKORY TREE, 23 FEET EAST OF A 12 INCH OAK TREE AND 46 FEET SOUTH OF THE CENTERLINE OF THE TRACK ROAD. THE DISK IS STAMPED FINLEY NO 3 1962. THE STATION WAS BUILT IN 1962 BUT WAS NOT OCCUPIED UNTIL 1963. NO MEASUREMENT BETWEEN R.M. 1 AND R.M. 2, TREES ON LINE. HEIGHT OF LIGHT ABOVE STATION MARK 22 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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