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Details for Benchmark: KG0718

N 39° 36.104 W 099° 21.915 (NAD 83)

Altitude: 2119

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

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

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Found the station, both reference, and azimuth marks.

The station was in good shape, but RM 3 had been pulled out of the ground and was sitting on its side. RM 1 was under a couple inches of dirt but otherwise in good shape. The azimuth mark seemed to be ok, but the witness sign, minus the actual post, was jammed into the ground right next to the mark.

Coordinates of the azimuth mark: N 39° 35.788' W 99° 21.912'

[Photos:]
photoBUSHVILLE
photoBUSHVILLE looking south
photoRM 3
Looks like they reused RM 2 when they set RM 3 in '73
photoRM 3 on its side
photoRM 1
photoRM 1 looking north
photoAzimuth mark
photoAzimuth mark and witness sign

Documented History (by the NGS)

01/01/1950 by CGS (MONUMENTED)
DESCRIBED BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1950 (RLE) THE STATION IS LOCATED ABOUT 3.0 MILES EAST AND 5.25 MILES SOUTH OF SPEED AND 3.0 MILES WEST AND 5.75 MILES SOUTH OF GLADE AT THE TOP OF AN EAST-WEST RIDGE BETWEEN BOW CREEK AND THE SOLOMON RIVER. IT IS 25.0 FEET EAST OF THE CENTER OF A GRADED ROAD, 2.5 FEET WEST OF A WITNESS POST AND 2.5 FEET WEST OF A FENCE. IT PROJECTS 8 INCHES AND IS STAMPED BUSHVILLE 1950. REFERENCE MARK NO. 1 IS 27.0 FEET EAST OF THE CENTER OF A GRADED ROAD AND 1.0 FOOT WEST OF A FENCE. IT PROJECTS 6 INCHES AND IS STAMPED BUSHVILLE NO 1 1950. REFERENCE MARK NO. 2 IS ABOUT 1.5 FEET ABOVE THE ELEVATION OF THE STATION, 29.0 FEET WEST OF THE CENTER OF A GRADED ROAD AND 2.0 FEET EAST OF A FENCE. IT PROJECTS 8 INCHES AND IS STAMPED BUSHVILLE NO 2 1950. THE DISTANCE BETWEEN REFERENCE MARK NO. 1 AND REFERENCE MARK NO. 2 IS 86.24 FEET. THE AZIMUTH MARK IS LOCATED IN THE SOUTHEAST ANGLE OF A CROSSROAD, 32.0 FEET SOUTH OF THE CENTER OF A GRADED ROAD, 30.0 FEET EAST OF THE CENTER OF A GRADED ROAD AND 1.0 FOOT WEST OF A WITNESS POST. IT PROJECTS 6 INCHES AND IS STAMPED BUSHVILLE 1950. TO REACH THE STATION FORM THE JUNCTION OF U.S. HIGHWAY NO. 183 AND STATE HIGHWAY NO. 9 JUST WEST OF THE POST OFFICE IN GLADE, GO SOUTH ON U.S. HIGHWAY NO. 183 FOR 6.2 TO A CROSSROAD, TURN RIGHT AND GO WEST ON A GRADED ROAD FOR 1.85 MILES TO A SMALL CEMETERY ON THE LEFT, CONTINUE WEST FOR 1.8 MILES TO A CROSSROAD AND THE AZIMUTH MARK IN THE SOUTHEAST ANGLE AS DESCRIBED, HERE TURN RIGHT AND GO NORTH ON A GRADED ROAD FOR 0.35 MILE TO THE TOP OF THE RIDGE AND THE STATION ON THE RIGHT AS DESCRIBED. HEIGHT OF LIGHT ABOVE STATION MARK 22 METERS.
01/01/1972 by USGS (GOOD)
RECOVERY NOTE BY US GEOLOGICAL SURVEY 1972 STATION, RM 1 AND AZIMUTH MARKS FOUND AS DESCRIBED. RM 2 WAS FOUND DESTROYED.
01/01/1973 by NGS (GOOD)
RECOVERY NOTE BY NATIONAL GEODETIC SURVEY 1973 (CLN) THE STATION MARK, REFERENCE MARK 1 AND THE AZIMUTH MARK WERE RECOVERED AND FOUND IN GOOD CONDITION. REFERENCE MARK 2 WAS FOUND LYING ON TOP THE GROUND IN A FIELD UNDER CULTIVATION. REFERENCE MARK 3 WAS ESTABLISHED THIS DATE. THE DISTANCE AND DIRECTION TO REFERENCE MARK 1 CHECKED THE PREVIOUS DATA. THE ANGLE BETWEEN THE TANK AND THE AZIMUTH MARK CHECKED THE PREVIOUS ANGLE. THE DESCRIPTION OF THE ROUTE TO REACH THE STATION AND THE AZIMUTH MARK ARE ADEQUATE. FOLLOWING ARE ADDITIONAL NOTES FOR THE MARKS AND A DESCRIPTION FOR REFERENCE MARK 3. THE STATION MARK IS 24 FEET EAST OF THE CENTER OF THE NORTH-SOUTH ROAD, 2 FEET NORTH OF A METAL WITNESS POST AND 1.5 FEET WEST OF A NORTH-SOUTH FENCE. REFERENCE MARK 1 IS FLUSH WITH THE GROUND SURFACE AND IS IN THE NORTH-SOUTH FENCE LINE AND 25.5 FEET EAST OF THE CENTER OF THE ROAD. REFERENCE MARK 3 IS A STANDARD DISK STAMPED BUSHVILLE 1950 NO 3 1973, SET IN THE TOP OF A 12 INCH SQUARE CONCRETE MONUMENT THAT PROJECTS 8 INCHES ABOVE THE GROUND SURFACE. IT IS 29 FEET NORTH OF THE METAL WITNESS POST AT THE STATION MARK, 24 FEET EAST OF THE CENTER OF THE ROAD AND 1.5 FEET WEST OF THE NORTH-SOUTH FENCE LINE. A WITNESS POST WAS SET 1.5 FEET WEST OF THE AZIMUTH MARK. AIRLINE DISTANCE AND DIRECTION FROM NEAREST TOWN--3 MILES E AND 5-1/4 MILES SOUTH OF SPEED.

Control Text

  • 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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