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Details for Benchmark: KV0529

N 40° 56.200 W 074° 09.400 (NAD 83)

Altitude: 45.13

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

Location:
In PASSAIC county, NJ View Original Datasheet
Designation:
RV 99
Marker Type:
rivet
Setting:
massive structures
Stability:
Probably hold position/elevation well.

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Found it.®

N 40° 56.210 W 074° 09.447

Easy find, as described. Access from Fifth Avenue at the railroad crossing.

[Photos:]
photoKV0529 Paterson Passaic NJ Close Up
photoKV0529 Paterson Passaic NJ View North
photoKV0529 With GPS and Coordinates
N 40° 56.207 W 074° 09.449

The NAD83 coordinates for this benchmark also appear to be off by around 200 feet; I've posted the WGS84 coordinates indicated by my gps atop this log. The rivet is in good condition and is located within a circle of white-ish paint.

Documented History (by the NGS)

01/01/1933 by ELRR (MONUMENTED)
DESCRIBED BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1933 AT PATERSON. AT PATERSON, PASSAIC COUNTY, AT THE ERIE LACKAWANNA RAILROAD BRIDGE OVER PASSAIC RIVER, IN THE TOP OF THE EAST WING WALL OF THE SOUTH ABUTMENT, AND 2 YARDS EAST OF THE CENTERLINE OF THE EAST TRACK.
01/01/1933 by CGS (GOOD)
01/01/1944 by CGS (GOOD)
RECOVERY NOTE BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1944 RECOVERED IN GOOD CONDITION.
02/26/1992 by NJGS (GOOD)
RECOVERY NOTE BY NEW JERSEY GEODETIC SURVEY 1992 (ECB) RECOVERED AS DESCRIBED.

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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