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Details for Benchmark: KE1210

N 39° 27.992 W 095° 44.989 (NAD 83)

Altitude: 0

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

Location:
In JACKSON county, KS View Original Datasheet
Designation:
HOLTON MUNICIPAL STANDPIPE
Marker Type:
standpipe tank
Setting:
setting not listed - see description
Stability:

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Spotted with PLSF while in the area for MOGA 2017

[Photos:]
photoHilton water tank

Found with the PLSF CREW!

Thanks for the ?? and HAPPY BENCHMARKING!

PLSF spotted this pipe and the big water towers while making our way to the Powercat Geoart.

Thanks!

grew up in Holton, saw this tower almost every day and it's still there

Saw this one while at the 7 Candles event.

Spotted while caching in the area.

Found it when in the area.

[Photos:]
photoKE1210

found while geo caching was unable to get a good picture.

Couldn't get a good picture in the dark, but had scoped it our ahead of time and located it easilty with it's little red light.

From the NGS datasheet.

DESCRIBED BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1960 (NES)
THE STATION IS IN THE NORTHWEST PART OF HOLTON, 240 FEET EAST OF MONTANA AVENUE, 120 FEET WEST OF IDAHO AVENUE AND 75 FEET NORTH OF SIXTH STREET. IT HAS AN OVER-ALL HEIGHT OF 80 FEET AND THE BALL AT THE APEX WAS THE POINT OBSERVED UPON.

[Photos:]
photoKE1210-HOLTON_MUNICIPAL_STANDPIPE-3W-20140322

Benchmark standpipe tank on left with new tank on right

[Photos:]
photoHolton standpipe tank

found it

It is still there, though a newer watertower is present in the same area.

Documented History (by the NGS)

01/01/1934 by CGS (FIRST OBSERVED)
NO DESCRIPTIVE TEXT AVAILABLE.
01/01/1960 by CGS (GOOD)
NO DESCRIPTIVE TEXT AVAILABLE.

Control Text

  • The horizontal coordinates were established by classical geodetic methods and adjusted by the National Geodetic Survey in October 1998.
  • The Laplace correction was computed from DEFLEC99 derived deflections.
  • The geoid height was determined by GEOID99.

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