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Details for Benchmark: JU3241

N 39° 43.343 W 075° 18.810 (NAD 83)

Altitude: 141

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

Location:
In GLOUCESTER county, NJ View Original Datasheet
Designation:
LIPPINCOTT 2
Marker Type:
chiseled triangle
Setting:
setting not listed - see description
Stability:
Mark of questionable or unknown stability.

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Documented History (by the NGS)

01/01/1933 by CGS (MONUMENTED)
DESCRIBED BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1933 (GLA) STATION RECOVERED AS FOLLOWS--THIS STATION IS IN A CULTIVATED FIELD, ON TOP OF A HILL ABOUT 1-1/2 MILES S OF SWEDESBORO, ON LAND OWNED AND OCCUPIED BY THOMAS COOGAN. IT IS MARKED BY A 6-INCH BY 6-INCH GRANITE POST SET IN THE GROUND SO IT PROJECTS 4 INCHES. IT IS MARKED U.S. ON ALL FOUR SIDES AND HAS A TRIANGULATION CUT IN THE TOP. THE MARK IS 176 FEET WSW OF THE E EDGE OF THE FIELD JUST BEHIND THE ORCHARD. 39.5 FEET S OF THE N EDGE OF THE FIELD. 126 FEET WSW OF A TWO-FORKED MULBERRY TREE. AND 180 FEET ENE OF THE W EDGE OF THE FIELD. NONE OF THE OLD REFERENCE MARKS WERE RECOVERED. TWO NEW REFERENCE MARKS AND AN AZIMUTH MARK, WERE ESTABLISHED AS FOLLOWS-- REFERENCE MARK NO.1 IS ENE OF THE STATION. 50 FEET E OF THE MULBERRY TREE. 1 FOOT W OF THE FENCE BETWEEN THE ORCHARD AND THE FIELD. AND 15 FEET S OF THE N EDGE OF THE FIELD. IT PROJECTS 6 INCHES. REFERENCE MARK NO.2 IS W OF THE STATION. SET IN THE HEDGEROW ALONG THE N EDGE OF THE FIELD. 10 FEET E OF A SMALL WILD CHERRY TREE. 4 FEET SW OF THE WESTERLY OF TWO SMALL CEDARS. AND 70 FEET E OF THE W EDGE OF THE FIELD. THE MARK PROJECTS 8 INCHES. THE AZIMUTH MARK IS SE OF THE STATION. AT THE ROAD (E) END OF THE SECOND FENCE TO THE S OF THE STATION. 20 FEET W OF THE CENTER LINE OF THE ROAD. AND 33 FEET S OF TELEPHONE POLE 464-29. THE MARK PROJECTS 6 INCHES. TO REACH THE STATION--GO N FROM WOODSTOWN 5.5 MILES ON THE SWEDESBORO-WOODSTOWN ROAD (WHICH FOLLOWS ALONG THE E SIDE OF THE SALEM BRANCH OF THE PENNSYLVANIA RAILROAD) TO A GRAVEL ROAD LEADING SE. TURN BACK SHARPLY TO THE RIGHT ON THIS ROAD AND GO 0.45 MILE TO A SMALL HOUSE IN AN ORCHARD ON THE RIGHT HAND SIDE OF THE ROAD. THE STATION IS ON THE HILL BEHIND THE ORCHARD. THE GRAVEL ROAD LEADING PAST THE STATION IS KNOWN AS THE (SWEDESBORO-WOODSTOWN)--HARRISONVILLE ROAD. TO REACH IT FOLLOW THE SWEDESBORO-WOODSTOWN ROAD ABOUT 1.0 MILE FROM THE CENTER OF TOWN. COMPUTATIONS SHOWED THAT THE MARK RECOVERED WAS NOT IN POSITION OF OLD STATION, AND THE 1933 OCCUPATION THEREOF WAS USED TO DETERMINE A NEW STATION, LIPPINCOTT 2.
01/01/1946 by CGS (GOOD)
RECOVERY NOTE BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1946 (ELJ) STATION RECOVERED IN GOOD CONDITION. DESCRIPTION ADEQUATE. MAKE FOLLOWING CHANGES. AZIMUTH MARK WAS RESET. EXCAVATED BY ROAD GRADER AND MONUMENT RESET IN APPROXIMATELY ITS ORIGINAL POSITION. SIX D AND R OBSERVATIONS WITH 7 IN REPEATER FROM SWEDESBORO HIGH SCHOOL CUPOLA 1933 TO RESET AZIMUTH MARK SHOWS A CHANGE IN AZIMUTH OF 1 DEG - 08 MIN. AZIMUTH MARK DESCRIPTION CHANGE 20 FT. TO 19.0 FT. W. OF L OF ROAD. AND 33.0 FT TO 40.5 FT. NNW OF TELEPHONE POLE 464-18 INSTEAD OF S. OF TELEPHONE POLE 464-29. CHANGE DISTANCE TO R.M. NO. 2 NW FROM 140.35 FT. TO 139.35 FT.
01/01/1958 by CGS (GOOD)
RECOVERY NOTE BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1958 (JEG) THE STATION MARK, REFERENCE MARKS NUMBER 1 AND NUMBER 2 WERE RECOVERED AS DESCRIBED AND FOUND IN GOOD CONDITION. A DIFFERENCE BETWEEN THE OLD AND NEW MEASUREMENT TO REFERENCE MARK NUMBER 2 WAS NOTED. THIS MEASUREMENT WAS DOUBLE CHECKED IN THE FIELD AND IS BELIEVED TO BE CORRECT. THE OLD AZIMUTH MARK WAS DESTROYED AND A NEW MARK WAS ESTABLISHED AT THIS DATE. THE PREVIOUS DESCRIPTION IS ADEQUATE FOR RECOVERY. THE STATION IS LOCATED ON THE HIGHEST POINT OF A HILL IN A CULTIVATED FIELD, ABOUT 5 MILES NORTH OF WOODSTOWN, ABOUT 1.5 MILES SOUTH OF SWEDESBORO AND 0.5 MILE EAST OF THE NEW JERSEY TURNPIKE, AND IS ON PROPERTY NOW OWNED BY MR. AND MRS. TOM COOGAN. THE STATION IS 180 FEET EAST-NORTHEAST OF THE WEST END OF THE FIELD, 176 FEET WEST-SOUTHWEST OF THE EAST EDGE OF THE FIELD, 126 FEET WEST-SOUTHWEST OF A TWO-FORKED MULBERRY TREE AND 39 FEET SOUTH OF THE EAST END OF THE FIELD. TO REACH THE STATION FROM THE POST OFFICE IN WOODSTOWN. GO WEST ON EAST AVENUE FOR 0.15 MILE TO THE JUNCTION OF U.S. HIGHWAY 40 AND STATE HIGHWAY 45. TURN RIGHT AND GO NORTH-NORTHWEST ON STATE HIGHWAY 45 FOR 1.0 MILE TO A FORK. TAKE THE LEFT FORK, A PAVED ROAD WHICH RUNS PARALLEL WITH THE PENNSYLVANIA RAILROAD, AND GO NORTH FOR 4.5 MILES TO THE UNDERPASS OF THE NEW JERSEY TURNPIKE AND A SIDE ROAD ON THE RIGHT. TURN RIGHT AND GO ABOUT 50 YARDS. TURN RIGHT, AND GO SOUTHEAST FOR 0.5 MILE TO A TWO-STORY HOUSE ON THE RIGHT*. CONTINUE EAST FOR 0.1 MILE TO THE AZIMUTH MARK ON THE RIGHT AS DESCRIBED. *TURN RIGHT, KEEPING TO THE WEST EDGE OF THE FIELD AND GO ABOUT 200 FEET, PASSING TO THE EAST SIDE OF THE BARN. TURN RIGHT, KEEPING TO THE NORTH EDGE OF THE FIELD, AND GO ABOUT 300 FEET THEN TURN LEFT AND GO ABOUT 180 FEET TO THE STATION AS DESCRIBED. THE STATION MARK IS A 6-INCH BY 5-INCH GRANITE POST SET IN THE GROUND AND PROJECTING ABOUT 4 INCHES. IT HAS U.S. INSCRIBED ON ALL FOUR SIDES AND HAS A TRIANGLE WITH A CENTER HOLE IN ITS CENTER CUT IN THE TOP OF THE POST. REFERENCE MARK NUMBER 1 IS A STANDARD DISK, STAMPED LIPPINCOTT NO 1 1843 1933, SET IN THE TOP OF A ROUND CONCRETE MONUMENT WHICH PROJECTS ABOUT 10 INCHES ABOVE THE SURFACE OF THE GROUND. IT IS 17 FEET EAST-NORTHEAST OF THE CENTER OF A TRACK ROAD, 15 FEET SOUTH OF THE NORTH EDGE OF THE FIELD, 2 FEET SOUTH-SOUTHEAST OF A WHITE WITNESS POST AND 1 FOOT WEST OF A FENCE LINE. REFERENCE MARK NUMBER 2 IS A STANDARD DISK, STAMPED LIPPINCOTT NO 2 1843 1933, SET IN THE TOP OF A ROUND CONCRETE MONUMENT WHICH PROJECTS ABOUT 2 INCHES ABOVE THE SURFACE OF THE GROUND. IT IS LOCATED IN A FENCE LINE, 10 FEET EAST OF A WILD CHERRY TREE AND 4 FEET SOUTHWEST OF TWO SMALL CEDAR TREES. THE AZIMUTH MARK IS A STANDARD DISK, STAMPED LIPPINCOTT 1933 1958 RESET, SET IN THE TOP OF A SQUARE CONCRETE MONUMENT WHICH PROJECTS ABOUT 1 INCH ABOVE THE SURFACE OF THE GROUND. IT IS 19 FEET WEST-SOUTHWEST OF THE CENTER OF A BLACK TOP ROAD, 18 FEET NORTHEAST OF A 24-INCH ELM TREE, 12 INCHES WEST OF TELEPHONE POLE NUMBER BT 464-17 AND IS 1 FOOT WEST-SOUTHWEST OF A WHITE WITNESS POST.
01/01/1965 by CGS (GOOD)
RECOVERY NOTE BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1965 (JCB) STATION WAS RECOVERED AS DESCRIBED BY JACK E. GUTH IN 1958 AND ALL MARKS WERE FOUND TO BE IN GOOD CONDITION. THE 1958 DESCRIPTION IS ADEQUATE.
01/01/1984 by PADT (GOOD)
RECOVERY NOTE BY PA DEPT OF TRANSP 1984 (RBG) THE STATION WAS RECOVERED AT THIS DATE. THE STATION AND RM 1 WERE RECOVERED IN GOOD CONDITION. RM 2 WAS SEARCHED FOR BUT NOT RECOVERED. THE STATION IS A 6 INCH SQUARE GRANITE POST FLUSH WITH THE GROUND, WITH A TRIANGLE AND CENTER HOLE INSCRIBED IN THE TOP. RM 1 IS A STANDARD REFERENCE DISK STAMPED---LIPPINCOTT NO.1 1843-1933 SET IN A ROUND CONCRETE MONUMENT, PROJECTING 4 INCHES ABOVE GROUND. NO DISTANCES OR ANGLES WERE MEASURED DUE TO HEAVY BRUSH IN AREA. THE STATION IS NOW LOCATED ON PROPERTY OWNED BY ROBERT NELSON. THE TO REACH STATION IS ADEQUATE WITH THE FOLLOWING EXCEPTION, THE BARN HAS BEEN TORN DOWN AND THE EDGES OF THE FIELD ARE NOT EASILY IDENTIFIED. TO FIND THE STATION FROM THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF THE HOUSE, GO NORTH 100 FEET TO TREE ROW RUNNING ALONG THE NORTHERN PROPERTY LINE, TURN LEFT AND GO WEST ALONG TREE LINE APPROXIMATELY 300 FEET TO STATION ON LEFT. THE STATION IS APPROXIMATELY 40 FEET SOUTH OF THE TREE LINE. A WHITE WITNESS SIGN HAS BEEN ERRECTED 2 FEET SOUTH OF THE STATION. DESCRIBED BY R. B. GROSSER.

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  • The horizontal coordinates were established by classical geodetic methods and adjusted by the National Geodetic Survey in September 1999.
  • 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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