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Details for Benchmark: KE1276

N 39° 46.967 W 095° 49.415 (NAD 83)

Altitude: 1325

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

Location:
In NEMAHA county, KS View Original Datasheet
Designation:
EVANS
Marker Type:
triangulation station disk
Setting:
set into the top of a round concrete monument
Stability:

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Documented History (by the NGS)

01/01/1934 by CGS (MONUMENTED)
DESCRIBED BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1934 (CIA) STATION IS LOCATED ABOUT 8 MILES SOUTH AND 1 MILE WEST OF SABETHA, 10 MILES NORTH AND 1 MILE WEST OF WETMORE IN T. 3 S., R. 14 E., NORTHWEST QUARTER OF SEC. 23 ON LAND OWNED AND OCCUPIED BY MR. EVANS. TO REACH FROM WETMORE (RAILROAD DEPOT) BY GOING WEST ON STATE HIGHWAY 9, TURN RIGHT (NORTH) AND GO 10.8 MILES, TURN RIGHT (EAST) AND GO 0.25 MILE TO WHITE HOUSE WITH LARGE RED BARNS TO EAST, TURN RIGHT (SOUTH), PASS THROUGH GATES BETWEEN BARNS AND CONTINUE SOUTH 0.55 MILE, FOLLOWING DIM ROAD THROUGH PASTURE TO SOUTHWEST CORNER OF PASTURE AND STATION. MARK IS SET 16 FEET NORTH OF EAST-AND-WEST WIRE FENCE, 15 FEET EAST OF NORTH-AND-SOUTH WIRE FENCE, AND PROJECTS ABOUT 6 INCHES ABOVE SURFACE OF GROUND. UNDERGROUND MARK IS SET AS DESCRIBED. REFERENCE MARK NO. 1 IS 63.958 METERS (209.84 FEET) EAST OF STATION, 4 FEET NORTHWEST OF INTERSECTION OF EAST-AND-WEST WIRE FENCES AND PROJECTS ABOUT 10 INCHES ABOVE SURFACE OF GROUND. REFERENCE MARK NO. 2 IS 50.394 METERS (165.33 FEET) NORTH OF STATION, 2 FEET EAST OF NORTH-AND-SOUTH WIRE FENCE AND PROJECTS ABOUT 8 INCHES ABOVE SURFACE OF GROUND. AZIMUTH MARK IS APPROXIMATELY 0.3 MILE NORTH OF STATION, 30 FEET WEST OF CENTERLINE OF DIM ROAD LEADING TO STATION, 2 FEET SOUTH OF EAST-AND-WEST WIRE FENCE AND PROJECTS ABOUT 6 INCHES ABOVE SURFACE OF GROUND. HEIGHT OF LIGHT ABOVE STATION MARK - 30 METERS.
01/01/1950 by CGS (GOOD)
RECOVERY NOTE BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1950 (CAS) THE STATION, AZIMUTH MARK, AND REFERENCE MARKS WERE RECOVERED AS DESCRIBED AND FOUND IN GOOD CONDITION. SOME NEW REFERENCE MEASUREMENTS WERE MADE TO THE AZIMUTH MARK AND A NEW TO REACH DESCRIPTION IS NECESSARY. A COMPLETE NEW DESCRIPTION FOLLOWS- STATION IS LOCATED ABOUT 11 MILES N OF WETMORE AND 8 MILES S OF SABETHA, IN THE NW 1/4 SEC. 23, T. 3 S., R. 14 E., ON LAND OWNED AND OCCUPIED BY MR. CHARLES EVANS. IT IS 16 FEET N OF E-W FENCE AND 15 FEET E OF N-S FENCE. STATION MARK IS A STANDARD STATION DISK SET IN THE TOP OF A CONCRETE CYLINDER STAMPED EVANS 1934 AND PROJECTS 2 INCHES. UNDERGROUND MARK IS A STANDARD STATION DISK SET IN CONCRETE. R.M. 1 IS 63.958 METERS (209.84 FEET) E OF THE STATION AND 4 FEET NW OF A FENCE T-INTERSECTION. IT IS A STANDARD REFERENCE DISK SET IN CONCRETE STAMPED EVANS NO 1 1934 AND PROJECTS 8 INCHES. R.M. 2 IS 50.393 METERS (165.33 FEET) NNW OF THE STATION, AND 2 FEET E OF A N-S FENCE. IT IS A STANDARD REFERENCE DISK SET IN CONCRETE STAMPED EVANS NO 2 1934 AND IS 1 INCH BELOW THE SURFACE OF THE GROUND. AZIMUTH MARK IS 0.3 MILE N OF THE STATION, 40 FEET W OF N-S FENCE, AND 15 FEET SE OF A SW-NE FENCE. IT IS A STANDARD DISK SET IN CONCRETE STAMPED EVANS AZI 1934 AND PROJECTS 12 INCHES. TO REACH THE STATION FROM THE RAILROAD DEPOT IN WETMORE, GO W FOR 1.0 MILE. TURN RIGHT AND GO N ON GRAVEL ROAD FOR 11.0 MILES TO CROSSROADS. TURN RIGHT AND GO E FOR 0.25 MILE TO MR. EVANS HOUSE ON RIGHT. TURN RIGHT INTO FARMYARD AND GO S FOR 0.2 MILE TO AZIMUTH MARK. CONTINUE S IN PASTURE FOR 0.3 MILE TO STATION.

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  • The horizontal coordinates were established by classical geodetic methods and adjusted by the National Geodetic Survey in October 1998.
  • 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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