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Details for Benchmark: KL0028

N 39° 33.150 W 106° 08.133 (NAD 83)

Altitude: 9312.84

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

Location:
In SUMMIT county, CO View Original Datasheet
Designation:
P 282
Marker Type:
bench mark disk
Setting:
in a boulder
Stability:
May hold, but of type commonly subject to surface motion.

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Unable to find benchmark. Coordinates put it close to the edge of westbound lanes of I-70. Found mine entrance nearby, but no corresponding boulder.

Documented History (by the NGS)

01/01/1951 by CGS (MONUMENTED)
DESCRIBED BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1951 5.95 MI SW FROM DILLON. 5.95 MILES SOUTHWEST ALONG U.S. HIGHWAY 6 FROM ITS JUNCTION WITH STATE HIGHWAY 9 AT DILLON, 81 FEET WEST OF THE CENTER LINE OF THE HIGHWAY, 75 FEET NORTHEAST OF THE ENTRANCE TO AN ABANDONED MINE, 54 FEET NORTHWEST OF THE NORTHWEST CORNER OF THE CONCRETE WINGWALL OF A 36 INCH PIPE CULVERT, SET IN THE TOP OF THE SOUTHEAST END OF A LARGE GRANITE BOULDER.
01/01/1970 by USGS (GOOD)
RECOVERY NOTE BY US GEOLOGICAL SURVEY 1970 RECOVERED IN GOOD CONDITION.

Control Text

  • The horizontal coordinates were scaled from a topographic map and have an estimated accuracy of +/- 6 seconds.
  • The orthometric height was determined by differential leveling and adjusted by the National Geodetic Survey in June 1991.
  • The geoid height was determined by GEOID99.
  • The dynamic height is computed by dividing the NAVD 88 geopotential number by the normal gravity value computed on the Geodetic Reference System of 1980 (GRS 80) ellipsoid at 45 degrees latitude (G = 980.6199 gals.).
  • The modeled gravity was interpolated from observed gravity values.

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