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Details for Benchmark: LX2824

N 41° 26.350 W 072° 39.283 (NAD 83)

Altitude: 326.91

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

Location:
In MIDDLESEX county, CT View Original Datasheet
Designation:
301
Marker Type:
survey 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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Found it easily as it had a witness post next to it.

[Photos:]
photobenchmark LX2824 with survey mark
photobenchmark LX2824
photobenchmark LX2824 close

Documented History (by the NGS)

1/1/1935 by CTGS (MONUMENTED)
1/1/1985 by NGS (GOOD)
DESCRIBED BY NATIONAL GEODETIC SURVEY 1985 6.7 KM (4.15 MI) SOUTH FROM DURHAM. 1.4 KM (0.85 MI) SOUTH ALONG STATE HIGHWAY 17 FROM THE JUNCTION OF STATE HIGHWAY 68 IN DURHAM, THENCE 3.7 KM (2.3 MI) SOUTH ALONG STATE HIGHWAY 79 TO THE MARK ON THE LEFT, 8.08 METERS (26.5 FT) NORTHEAST OF THE CENTERLINE OF THE HIGHWAY, 15.24 METERS (50.0 FT) NORTHWEST OF THE NORTHWEST END OF THE NORTHEAST HEADWALL OF A CULVERT UNDER THE HIGHWAY. THE MARK IS 0.3 M ABOVE HIGHWAY.

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  • 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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