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Details for Benchmark: JU2868

N 39° 18.460 W 074° 38.188 (NAD 83)

Altitude: 0

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

Location:
In ATLANTIC county, NJ View Original Datasheet
Designation:
JOBS POINT WINDMILL
Marker Type:
windmill
Setting:
setting not listed - see description
Stability:

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I remember seeing the windmill a few years ago but it is gone now.

[Photos:]
photoJobs Point Windmill Site
This is where it used to be

Documented History (by the NGS)

01/01/1935 by CGS (FIRST OBSERVED)
DESCRIBED BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1935 (BHR) THIS INTERSECTION STATION IS THE ONLY WINDMILL ON JOBS POINT. THE CENTER OF THE STEEL STRUCTURE WAS USED TO POINT ON. THE WINDMILL IS ABOUT 50 FEET HIGH. NO MARKS WERE PUT IN.
01/01/1937 by CGS (GOOD)
RECOVERY NOTE BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1937 (LDG) THE STATION WAS FOUND AS DESCRIBED. JOBS POINT MAY BE REACHED BY HEADING SOUTH SOUTHWESTWARD FROM SCULLVILLE ON AN IMPROVED ROAD 1.3 STATUTE MILES TO JEFFERS LANDING, THEN HEAD SOUTHEASTWARD 1.1 STATUTE MILES ON A PRIVATELY OWNED TOPSOIL ROAD TO JOBS POINT. IT IS ON THE NORTHERN SHORE OF GREAT EGG HARBOR BAY 0.8 NAUTICAL MILE E OF THE EASTERN SHORE OF THE GREAT EGG HARBOR RIVER. THE STATION IS 27 METERS NE OF THE HIGH WATER LINE. IT IS NOT MARKED. THE WINDMILL IS ABOUT 50 FEET HIGH.
01/01/1943 by LOCSUR (GOOD)
RECOVERY NOTE BY LOCAL SURVEYOR (INDIVIDUAL OR FIRM) 1943 (JHB) STATION RECOVERED BY THE NEW JERSEY BUREAU OF SHELL FISHERIES. STATION RECOVERED AS DESCRIBED IN GOOD CONDITION. STATION WAS USED AS A MAIN STATION IN SCHEME JEFF-SWAN-JOBS AND WAS OCCUPIED ECCENTRICALLY AND USED IN CARRYING CONTROL UP PATCONG CREEK. MARK RECOVERED BY SURVEY PARTY OF THE STATE BOARD OF SHELL FISHERIES IN MAKING A TRIANGULATION OF GREAT EGG HARBOR RIVER AND PATCONG CREEK, FOR CONTROL OF OYSTER GROUNDS.
01/01/1950 by CGS (GOOD)
RECOVERY NOTE BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1950 (HFG) STATION WAS RECOVERED IN GOOD CONDITION. THE PUBLISHED DESCRIPTION IS ADEQUATE AND CORRECT.

Control Text

  • The horizontal coordinates were established by classical geodetic methods and adjusted by the National Geodetic Survey in September 1999.
  • The Laplace correction was computed from DEFLEC99 derived deflections.
  • The geoid height was determined by GEOID99.

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