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Details for Benchmark: KF0970

N 39° 39.500 W 096° 01.950 (NAD 83)

Altitude: 0

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

Location:
In NEMAHA county, KS View Original Datasheet
Designation:
CORNING METHODIST CHURCH SPIRE
Marker Type:
church spire
Setting:
setting not listed - see description
Stability:

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It is still there.

The structure is a white frame church with a belfry over the east entrance with a spire on the top. The roof of the belfry is black.

Recovery report submitted to the NGS.

[Photos:]
photoKF0970; Corning, KS

Documented History (by the NGS)

01/01/1947 by CGS (FIRST OBSERVED)
DESCRIBED BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1947 (RLE) THE STATION IS THE SPIRE ON THE TOP OF THE CORNING METHODIST CHURCH. IT IS LOCATED 1 BLOCK NORTH OF THE MAIN PART OF TOWN AND 1 BLOCK EAST OF STATE ROUTE 63. IT IS A GREY PAINTED FRAME STRUCTURE WITH A BELFRY OVER THE EAST ENTRANCE WITH A SPIRE ON THE TOP. THE ROOF OF THE BELFRY IS PAINTED RED.

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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