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Details for Benchmark: MA0931

N 41° 31.833 W 079° 03.017 (NAD 83)

Altitude: 1758.5

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

Location:
In FOREST county, PA View Original Datasheet
Designation:
N 76 RESET
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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Recovered in good condition at N 41 31.833 W 079 03.029. Add to description, State Highway 68 is now State Highway 66. The pole has been removed.

[Photos:]
photoMA0931(N 76 RESET) - Howe Twp Forest County PA
photoMA0931 - Eye level
photoMA0931 - Looking N

Documented History (by the NGS)

01/01/1966 by PADH (MONUMENTED)
DESCRIBED BY NATIONAL GEODETIC SURVEY 1966 AT FROSTS. AT FROSTS, ALONG THE BALTIMORE AND OHIO RAILROAD, ABOUT 123 FEET SOUTH OF THE CENTER OF A DIRT ROAD CROSSING, 92 FEET NORTH OF THE CENTER OF THE CROSSING OF STATE HIGHWAY 68, 17 FEET EAST OF THE EAST RAIL, 10 FEET NORTH OF POLE 129+1, 4 FEET HIGHER THAN THE TRACK AND SET IN THE TOP OF A CONCRETE POST. NOTE-- THE ABOVE DESCRIBED MONUMENT WAS FOUND VERY LOOSE, THE EARTH AROUND THE POST WAS RETAMPED AND THE MONUMENT MADE SOLID. A NEW ELEVATION WAS DETERMINED BY LEVELING FROM BENCH MARK R 56 (USGS) WHICH IS LOCATED ACROSS THE TRACKS FROM N 76.
01/01/1966 by NGS (GOOD)

Control Text

  • The horizontal coordinates were scaled from a topographic map and have an estimated accuracy of +/- 6 seconds.
  • The orthometric height was computed from unverified reset data.
  • The geoid height was determined by GEOID99.

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