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Details for Benchmark: HC1004

N 37° 07.843 W 090° 41.352 (NAD 83)

Altitude: 778

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

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

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The old city dump where this is located has not been used for a trash dump for at least 20 years.

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Documented History (by the NGS)

01/01/1962 by CGS (MONUMENTED)
DESCRIBED BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1962 (VBM) LOCATED ABOUT 2 MILES SOUTH OF THE CENTER OF PIEDMONT, IN THE SE 1/4 OF SEC. 2, T-28-N, R-3-E, AND ON CITY PROPERTY. IT IS 56 FEET SOUTHWEST OF THE CENTERLINE OF STATE HIGHWAY 34, 36 FEET NORTHEAST OF THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF THE PIEDMONT CITY GARBAGE DUMP, 5 FEET NORTHWEST OF A POWER POLE AND A WITNESS POST, AND 4 FEET SOUTH OF A TELEPHONE POLE. THE MONUMENT PROJECTS 2 INCHES AND THE DISK IS STAMPED PIEDMONT 1962. TO REACH THE STATION FROM THE JUNCTION OF STATE HIGHWAY 34 AND COUNTY ROAD H AT THE SOUTHWEST EDGE OF PIEDMONT, GO SOUTH ON HIGHWAY 34 FOR 1.15 MILES TO THE CITY DUMP AND THE STATION ON THE RIGHT. REFERENCE MARK 1 IS 27 FEET NORTHWEST OF THE CENTERLINE OF A DRIVEWAY, 1 FOOT EAST OF A FENCE AND 1 FOOT NORTH OF A POWER POLE. THE MONUMENT PROJECTS 3 INCHES AND THE DISK IS STAMPED PIEDMONT NO 1 1962. REFERENCE MARK 2 IS 38 FEET WEST OF THE POWER POLE AND WITNESS POST AND 1 FOOT EAST OF A FENCE CORNER. THE MONUMENT PROJECTS 1 INCH AND THE DISK IS STAMPED PIEDMONT NO 2 1962. REFERENCE MARK 3 IS 47 FEET NORTHEAST OF THE CENTERLINE OF HIGHWAY 34, 21 FEET EAST OF A 10 INCH TWIN TRUNK OAK TREE, AND 2 FEET WEST OF A WITNESS POST. THE MONUMENT PROJECTS 4 INCHES AND THE DISK IS STAMPED PIEDMONT NO 3 1962. HEIGHT OF LIGHT ABOVE STATION MARK 1 METERS.

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  • 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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