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Details for Benchmark: LK0655

N 40° 27.899 W 103° 13.660 (NAD 83)

Altitude: 4190

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

Location:
In LOGAN county, CO View Original Datasheet
Designation:
FRAH
Marker Type:
NGS Benchmark
Setting:
setting not listed - see description
Stability:

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Found in good cond.

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photoLK0655 1949

Documented History (by the NGS)

1/1/1949 by USGS (MONUMENTED)
1/1/1963 by USGS (GOOD)
DESCRIBED BY US GEOLOGICAL SURVEY 1963 STATION IS LOCATED AT 1/4 CORNER BETWEEN SECS. 19 AND 30, T 6 N, R 52 W, 125 FT. W. AND 100 FT. S. OF CENTERLINE OF RDS., AT T-JUNCTION FORMED BY STATE HIGHWAY 63 AND DIM RD. NW., LEADING TO RANCH HOUSE AND WINDMILL, 75 FT. W. OF FENCE. TO REACH FROM AKRON, COLORADO, GO APPROXIMATELY 21.0 MI. N. ALONG STATE HIGHWAY 63 TO DIM RD. NW., LEADING TO A SMALL RANCH (RANCH HOUSE IS VISIBLE FROM RD.), THEN PROCEED 135 FT. W. AND 100 FT. S. OF CENTERLINE OF RD. AT Y-JUNCTION, TO STATION SITE. STATION WAS RECOVERED IN GOOD CONDITION. STATION MARK--STANDARD TABLET, STAMPED ---FRAH 1949---, SET IN TOP OF CONCRETE POST, PROJECTING 8 IN. ABOVE GROUND. REFERENCE MARK NO. 1--A 1/2 IN. REINFORCING ROD, PROJECTING 5 IN. ABOVE GROUND, 73.18 FT. NW. OF STATION. REFERENCE MARK NO. 2--A 1/2 IN. REINFORCING ROD, PROJECTING 5 IN. ABOVE GROUND, 59.73 FT. NW. OF STATION.

Control Text

  • The horizontal coordinates were established by classical geodetic methods and adjusted by the National Geodetic Survey in January 1993.
  • 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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