Skip to Content

Details for Benchmark: KV2570

N 40° 34.367 W 075° 52.783 (NAD 83)

Altitude: 365.44

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

Location:
In BERKS county, PA View Original Datasheet
Designation:
V 178 PADH
Marker Type:
survey disk
Setting:
massive structures
Stability:
Probably hold position/elevation well.

Must Read!

Benchmarks may be on private property or in dangerous locations. Obey local laws. By using the services on Geocaching.com you agree to this disclaimer.

I was here in Nov. to do the nearby cache. I thought this bridge might have a BM on it, but didn't look! When I got home I checked and sure enough there was a BM on that bridge. figured I would find it on my next trip which was today.

Found while doing a cemetery cache nearby.

[Photos:]
photoclose up view of benchmark
photoview from benchmark area

Found number 4 for today with GeoJo1

2GALS found this one easily in good shape (horselady9 and geojo!) moving right along old 22.

[Photos:]
photoKV2570 disk
photoKV2570 view of church on same side

Found it due to BIG pink slash marks on road but earmarks coords helped too
Sclave

[Photos:]
photoKV2570 up close on SW abuntment
photoLooking east at location.

Recovered in good condition - had to pull off some vines to get a good view...

[Photos:]
photoV 178 PADH (KV2570) disk - Lenhartsville, PA
photoV 178 PADH (KV2570) setting - Lenhartsville,
photoV 178 PADH (KV2570) area - view looking E

Documented History (by the NGS)

01/01/1942 by PADH (MONUMENTED)
01/01/1960 by CGS (GOOD)
DESCRIBED BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1960 0.4 MI E FROM LENHARTSVILLE. 0.4 MILE EAST ALONG OLD U.S. HIGHWAY 22 FROM THE JUNCTION OF STATE HIGHWAY 143 AND THE HOTEL IN THE VILLAGE OF LENHARTSVILLE, ON TOP OF THE SOUTH END OF THE WEST CONCRETE ABUTMENT OF A BRIDGE OVER A SMALL CREEK, ABOUT 0.1 MILE EAST OF THE CROSSING OF THE READING RAILWAY, 21.8 FEET SOUTH OF THE CENTER LINE OF THE OLD HIGHWAY AND ABOUT LEVEL WITH THE BRIDGE FLOOR.
01/01/1987 by USPSQD (GOOD)
RECOVERY NOTE BY US POWER SQUADRON 1987 (MWD) 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.

Advertising with Us

Return to the Top of the Page