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Details for Benchmark: JD2596

N 38° 26.463 W 092° 59.704 (NAD 83)

Altitude: 0

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

Location:
In MORGAN county, MO View Original Datasheet
Designation:
STOVER MUNICIPAL TANK
Marker Type:
elevated tank
Setting:
setting not listed - see description
Stability:

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I've been by this many times.

Found while visiting Missouri and seeing tons of cool little cities

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photoJD2596

Out on a warm (windy) spring day looking for Bench Marks.
Old Professor - Tipton, Mo.

FOUND THIS ONE ON THE WAY HOME FROM THE MOGA 2007 EVENT.
TANK STILL IN GOOD SHAPE.

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photoJD2596 STOVER TANK
JD2596 STOVER WATER TANK

I spotted this in june 05.Lost notes and forgot to report. It is still there.

recovery report submitted to the NGS

An easy find. Appears in good condition and still in use.

[Photos:]
photoJD2596 (Stover, MO Municipal tank) front side
Morgan county, MO
photoJD2596 (Stover, MO Municipal tank) back side
photoJD2596 (Stover, MO Municipal tank) structure

Documented History (by the NGS)

01/01/1947 by CGS (FIRST OBSERVED)
DESCRIBED BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1947 (FRG) THE STATION IS LOCATED ON THE HIGHEST HILL IN THE VILLAGE OF STOVER ON THE NORTH SIDE OF THE MAIN STREET DIRECTLY BEHIND THE CITY HALL AND FIRE STATION, AND ABOUT 100 FEET EAST OF THE EV. LUTHERAN CHURCH. IT IS A FOUR LEGGED STEEL STRUCTURE, 45 FEET SQUARE AT THE BASE AND 125 FEET HIGH. IT IS SILVER IN COLOR. THE POINT INTERSECTED WAS THE BALL FINIAL.

Control Text

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

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