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Details for Benchmark: LC1905

N 40° 27.026 W 089° 00.705 (NAD 83)

Altitude: 0

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

Location:
In MCLEAN county, IL View Original Datasheet
Designation:
BLOOMINGTON RAD STA WJBC MAST
Marker Type:
radio/tv mast
Setting:
setting not listed - see description
Stability:

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Found with Razor1965

saw this one while driving down to St Louis

Found with TheLawsonFamily and DynamicDs

spotted while passing thru

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Observed while Geocaching in the area.
Old Professor - Tipton, Mo.

Spotted this one on the way into town for a visit to the Mafia's secret vacation hideout..

I drove and Tsmola spotted as we traveled to MOGA with Team Geochef and Kalkavekkian.

Found this mark on the way down to MOGA 2010 with Team Geochef, Moldslug and kalkavekkian.

Yeah its still there!

Got it. Wasn't easy, though. Camera batteries went out. Replaced them and only got this one picture before the new ones went out...

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WJBC Radio Tower, Bloomington, IL

got it

It's still there and right where they said it would be. And the color is also as described.

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Right where they said !

Documented History (by the NGS)

01/01/1959 by CGS (FIRST OBSERVED)
DESCRIBED BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1959 (RWE) THE STATION IS LOCATED ABOUT 2 MILES SOUTHWEST OF THE CENTER OF BLOOMINGTON. TO REACH THE STATION FROM THE JUNCTION OF U.S. HIGHWAY 66 AND U.S. HIGHWAY 150 AT THE SOUTHEAST EDGE OF BLOOMINGTON, GO WEST ON U.S. HIGHWAY 66 FOR 2.5 MILES TO THE MAST ON THE LEFT. THE STATION IS THE TOP OF A TALL MAST WHICH IS 425 FEET HIGH. THE MAST IS PAINTED RED AND WHITE AND HAS A RED FLASHING LIGHT ON TOP.
01/01/1959 by CGS (GOOD)
RECOVERY NOTE BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1959 (GWM) THE STATION WAS RECOVERED IN GOOD CONDITION. THE DESCRIPTION AND TO REACH ARE ADEQUATE.
01/01/1965 by CGS (GOOD)
RECOVERY NOTE BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1965 (VES) THE STATION WAS RECOVERED IN GOOD CONDITION AS DESCRIBED.
01/01/1969 by CGS (GOOD)
RECOVERY NOTE BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1969 (PDC) THE STATION WAS RECOVERED AS DESCRIBED. AIRLINE DISTANCE AND DIRECTION FROM NEAREST TOWN--2 MILE SOUTHWEST OF BLOOMINGTON

Control Text

  • The horizontal coordinates were established by classical geodetic methods and adjusted by the National Geodetic Survey in October 1999.
  • The Laplace correction was computed from DEFLEC99 derived deflections.
  • The geoid height was determined by GEOID99.

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