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Details for Benchmark: KY3253

N 40° 55.362 W 080° 43.158 (NAD 83)

Altitude: 1240

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

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

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Grabbing the nearby geocache and noticed this.

The mark is in good condition at N 40° 55.363 W 080° 43.160. Reference Marks 1 and 2 are in good condition. The azimuth was searched for and not found.
Add to description, Reference Mark 1 is set in a concrete post which projects 5 inches above the ground and is 183.5 feet east-northeast of the station. It is 18.8 feet south of a granite marker inscribed Hahn.
Reference Mark 2 is set in a concrete post which projects 7 inches above the ground and is 134.8 feet north-northwest of the station in a line of large trees. It is 6.5 feet northwest of a granite marker inscribed Culp.

[Photos:]
photoKY3253(MIDWAY) - Beaver Twp Mahoning County OH
photoKY3253 - Looking N from mark
photoKY3253 - Looking E from mark
photoKY3253 - Looking W from mark
photoKY3253 - Looking S from mark
photoKY3253 - MIDWAY RM 1
photoKY3253 - Looking N from RM 1
photoKY3253 - Looking E from RM 1
photoKY3253 - Looking W from RM 1
photoKY3253 - Looking S from RM 1
photoKY3253 - MIDWAY RM 2
photoKY3253 - Looking N from RM 2
photoKY3253 - Looking E from RM 2
photoKY3253 - Looking W from RM 2
photoKY3253 - Looking S from RM 2
N 40° 55.363 W 080° 43.160

Found this one this morning. The post is now flush with the ground. My waypoint was measured with 6 satellites + 2 WAAS satellites being polled.

[Photos:]
photoKY3253

Our first Benchmark find! Marker in good condition.

[Photos:]
photoMarker with GPS
photoView from marker

Documented History (by the NGS)

01/01/1950 by CGS (MONUMENTED)
DESCRIBED BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1950 (PLB) THE STATION IS LOCATED APPROXIMATELY 3 MILES NORTHWEST OF COLUMBIANA, 6 MILES NORTHEAST OF SALEM, 3 MILES SOUTHWEST OF NORTH LIMA AND ON PROPERTY OF THE MIDWAY MENONITE CHURCH IN THE REAR OR THE MIDWAY MENONITE CEMETERY. IT IS IN THE EXTREME SOUTHWEST CORNER OF THE CEMETERY AND IS FLUSH WITH THE SURFACE. IT IS STAMPED MIDWAY 1949. REFERENCE MARK NO. 2 IS 95 PACES SOUTH OF A TOOL SHED BEHIND THE CHURCH AND IN THE LINE SEPARATING THE CEMETERY FROM A CULTIVATED FIELD TO THE WEST. IT PROJECTS 2 INCHES ABOVE THE SURFACE AND IS STAMPED MIDWAY NO. 2 1949. REFERENCE MARK NO. 1 IS LOCATED ON LINE BETWEEN A CULTIVATED FIELD AND THE CEMETERY, IT IS FLUSH WITH THE SURFACE AND IS STAMPED MIDWAY NO 1 1949. 121 PACES WEST OF THE CENTERLINE OF STATE ROUTE NO 46. THE AZIMUTH MARK IS A STANDARD DISK SET IN A SQUARE CONCRETE POST FLUSH WITH THE SURFACE, 15 FEET SOUTH OF THE CENTERLINE OF RENKENBURGER ROAD, 2 FEET NORTHWEST OF POWER POLE NO 191-22 AND 3 FEET NORTH WEST OF A WHITE WITNESS POST. THE MARK IS STAMPED MIDWAY 1949. TO REACH THE STATION FROM THE JUNCTION OF STATE ROUTES NO. 7 AND N. 164 IN NORTH LIMA, GO SOUTHWEST ON STATE ROUTE NO. 164 FOR 2-1/2 MILES TO A SIDE ROAD RIGHT, TURN RIGHT AND GO 1.4 MILE TO THE AZIMUTH MARK ON THE LEFT, CONTINUE AHEAD FOR 0.2 MILE TO THE INTERSECTION WITH STATE ROUTE NO. 46, HERE TURN RIGHT FOR 0.2 MILE TO THE MIDWAY MENNONITE CHURCH YARD AND CEMETERY. THE STATION SITE IS IN THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF THE CEMETERY.

Control Text

  • The horizontal coordinates were established by classical geodetic methods and adjusted by the National Geodetic Survey in April 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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