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Details for Benchmark: JT2412

N 38° 17.789 W 122° 17.200 (NAD 83)

Altitude: 0

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

Location:
In NAPA county, CA View Original Datasheet
Designation:
NAPA PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH SPIRE
Marker Type:
NGS Benchmark
Setting:
setting not listed - see description
Stability:

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Saw this benchmark while doing a nearby Virtual Cache.

[Photos:]
photoThe church spire
photoFrom a different distance

Found this benchmark with CarlottaP.

Oaknest and I spotted this church steeple while caching in the area.

[Photos:]
photoChurch Spire

spire had scaffolding all around it. but you could still see it. looks like a beautiful church.

Found with wearn3 while in the area. The spire is in good condition.

[Photos:]
photoJT2412 - NAPA PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH SPIRE

Actually work very near to here and see all the time but only now logging benchmark. #8

[Photos:]
photoBenchmark JT2412
Benchmark JT2412

Finding Benchmarks for a Challenge cache http://coord.info/GC56WH4
Some are quite the real challenge to find. This one is nice and easy

[Photos:]
photoNapa Presby CH Spire, CA

Still there.

This entry was edited by esquimaux on Saturday, 03 March 2012 at 02:28:08 UTC.

Easy to spot while walking around town.

Found this one on a very nice weekend trip.

[Photos:]
photoBM JT2412

Good view

found while ride in a car on First Street, Napa,CA

(T: 1428) Beautiful old church.

[Photos:]
photoJT2412, Napa, CA

Found this while looking for St John's steeple.

Documented History (by the NGS)

01/01/1949 by CGS (MONUMENTED)
DESCRIBED BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1949 (WRH) THE NAPA PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH SPIRE IS LOCATED NEAR THE CENTER OF THE TOWN OF NAPA. IT IS AT THE CORNER OF THIRD AND RANDOLF STREETS. THE SPIRE IS CONSTRUCTED OF WOOD AND PAINTED WHITE. THE APPROXIMATE HEIGHT OF THE SPIRE IS 80 FEET. THE CHURCH WAS ERECTED IN 1874. THE OBJECT INTERSECTED IS THE CENTER OF THE VANE THAT IS ON TOP OF THE SPIRE. PROBABLY THE SAME STATION AS CHURCH STEEPLE A 1922.
01/01/1960 by CGS (MONUMENTED)
RECOVERY NOTE BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1960 (JCM) THE STATION WAS RECOVERED IN GOOD CONDITION AND THE 1949 DESCRIPTION IS ADEQUATE. THE STATION IS ALSO LISTED AS-- 1. NAPA, CHURCH STEEPLE A 2. CHURCH STEEPLE A
01/01/1970 by NGS (MONUMENTED)
RECOVERY NOTE BY NATIONAL GEODETIC SURVEY 1970 (JCC) THE STATION WAS RECOVERED IN GOOD CONDITION AND FOUND TO BE AS DESCRIBED.
01/01/1977 by NGS (MONUMENTED)
RECOVERY NOTE BY NATIONAL GEODETIC SURVEY 1977 (RBM) RECOVERED. LOCATED IN THE CITY OF NAPA, AT THE INTERSECTION OF THIRD AND RANDOLPH STREETS. THE STATION IS THE TALL, SLENDER STEEPLE TOPPED WITH A ORNATE, METAL WEATHERVANE OF THE PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH. AIRLINE DISTANCE AND DIRECTION FROM NEAREST TOWN AT NAPA.
01/01/1984 by USPSQD (GOOD)
RECOVERY NOTE BY US POWER SQUADRON 1984 (DDS) NONE VANE ON TOP OF SPIRE IN GOOD CONDITION. SPIRE IS IN THE PROCESS OF BEING REPAINTED--BEIGE WITH BLACK BROWN OF THE GINGER BREAD ORNAMENTATION.
01/01/1989 by USPSQD (GOOD)
RECOVERY NOTE BY US POWER SQUADRON 1989 (MIH) RECOVERED IN GOOD CONDITION.
03/01/1991 by USPSQD (GOOD)
RECOVERY NOTE BY US POWER SQUADRON 1991 (CHM) RECOVERED IN GOOD CONDITION.

Control Text

  • The horizontal coordinates were established by classical geodetic methods and adjusted by the National Geodetic Survey in March 1994. The horizontal coordinates are valid at the epoch date displayed above. The epoch date for horizontal control is a decimal equivalence of Year/Month/Day.
  • The Laplace correction was computed from DEFLEC99 derived deflections.
  • The geoid height was determined by GEOID99.

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