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Details for Benchmark: HS2951

N 37° 16.417 W 121° 53.767 (NAD 83)

Altitude: 163.8

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

Location:
In SANTA CLARA county, CA View Original Datasheet
Designation:
Q 1122
Marker Type:
bench mark disk
Setting:
massive structures
Stability:
Probably hold position/elevation well.

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This benchmark was obviously replaced with AH5766. The location described no longer exists at this intersection.

Documented History (by the NGS)

01/01/1960 by CGS (MONUMENTED)
DESCRIBED BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1960 5.2 MI S FROM SAN JOSE. 2.2 MILES SOUTHEAST ALONG THE SOUTHERN PACIFIC RAILROAD FROM THE STATION AT SAN JOSE, THENCE 2.0 MILES SOUTH ALONG ALMADEN ROAD, THENCE 1.05 MILES WEST ALONG FOXWORTHY AVENUE, AT THE INTERSECTION OF JARVIS ROAD, IN THE TOP AND 0.8 FOOT SOUTHEAST OF THE NORTHWEST END OF THE NORTHEAST CONCRETE GUARDRAIL OF A CONCRETE BRIDGE OVER A CANAL, 69 FEET NORTHWEST OF THE CENTER LINE OF THE AVENUE, 18 FEET NORTHEAST OF THE CENTER LINE OF THE ROAD, AND ABOUT 1 1/2 FEET HIGHER THAN THE ROAD.
01/01/1961 by NGS (GOOD)
RECOVERY NOTE BY NATIONAL GEODETIC SURVEY 1961 RECOVERED IN GOOD CONDITION.

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  • 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  • The NAVD 88 height was computed by applying the VERTCON shift value to the NGVD 29 height (displayed under SUPERSEDED SURVEY CONTROL.) The vertical order pertains to the superseded datum.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.