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Details for Benchmark: LC1678

N 40° 18.733 W 088° 42.067 (NAD 83)

Altitude: 754.53

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

Location:
In DE WITT county, IL View Original Datasheet
Designation:
B 297
Marker Type:
metal rod
Setting:
stainless steel rod
Stability:
Probably hold position/elevation well.

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not much easier to read this time but still around of course. Cords are N40.18.745 W088.42.106

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photoLC1678 (B297)

The number is pretty messed up and almost unreadable but It has to be this one. Was only a few feet off the cords and right on the description.

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photoLC1678
photoLC1678
Little broader view of the almost unreadable number.

Documented History (by the NGS)

01/01/1986 by NGS (MONUMENTED)
DESCRIBED BY NATIONAL GEODETIC SURVEY 1986 8.8 KM (5.45 MI) NW FROM FARMER CITY. 8.8 KM (5.45 MI) NORTHWESTERLY ALONG U.S. HIGHWAY 150 FROM ITS JUNCTION WITH STATE HIGHWAY 54 IN FARMER CITY, 0.2 KM (0.1 MI) NORTHWEST OF THE INTERSECTION OF U.S. HIGHWAY 136, 10.8 M (35.4 FT) SOUTHWEST OF THE CENTERLINE OF THE HIGHWAY, AND 0.9 M (3.0 FT) NORTHWEST OF UTILITY POLE NUMBER 48 28 29 30. NOTE--ACCESS TO DATUM POINT IS HAD THROUGH A 5-INCH LOGO CAP. THE MARK IS 0.3 METERS SE FROM A WITNESS POST THE MARK IS ABOVE LEVEL WITH THE HIGHWAY.

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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