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Details for Benchmark: LN0085

N 40° 14.617 W 108° 37.050 (NAD 83)

Altitude: 5791.44

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

Location:
In MOFFAT county, CO View Original Datasheet
Designation:
W 46
Marker Type:
bench mark disk
Setting:
set into the top of a round concrete monument
Stability:
May hold, but of type commonly subject to surface motion.

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N 40° 14.655 W 108° 37.079

Bench Mark W 46 was recovered in good condition.

A new To Reach follows: 1.2 miles east along U.S. 40 from Massadona, 0.15 mile west of the intersection of U.S. 40 and Moffat County Road 95c, 60 feet south of the highway centerline, and 165 feet south-southwest of a pole.

[Photos:]
photoLN0085 20060402 G (Moffat Co. Colorado)
Bench Mark W 46 w/GPSr.
photoLN0085 20060402 C (Moffat Co. Colorado)
Bench Mark W 46.
photoLN0085 20060402 B (Moffat Co. Colorado)
Bench Mark W 46 from Eye Level.
photoLN0085 20060402 A1 N (Moffat Co. Colorado)
North at Bench Mark W 46.
photoLN0085 20060402 A2 W (Moffat Co. Colorado)
West at Bench Mark W 46.

Documented History (by the NGS)

1/1/1934 by CGS (MONUMENTED)
DESCRIBED BY NATIONAL GEODETIC SURVEY 1934 1.2 MI E FROM MASSADONA. 1.2 MILES EAST ALONG U. S. HIGHWAY 40 FROM MASSADONA, MOFFAT COUNTY, 115 FEET SOUTHWEST OF THE SOUTHEAST END OF A 24-INCH PIPE CULVERT, 51 FEET SOUTHEAST OF THE CENTERLINE OF THE HIGHWAY, AND 5.6 FEET EAST OF POLE 9797. A STANDARD DISK, STAMPED W 46 1934 AND SET IN THE TOP OF A CONCRETE POST.
1/1/1934 by NGS (GOOD)
1/1/1968 by NGS (GOOD)
RECOVERY NOTE BY NATIONAL GEODETIC SURVEY 1968 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.

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