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Details for Benchmark: ME1468

N 41° 14.117 W 087° 52.633 (NAD 83)

Altitude: 650.1

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

Location:
In KANKAKEE county, IL View Original Datasheet
Designation:
H 206 RESET 1967
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 41° 14.132 W 087° 52.629

The previous finders made it sound easy! I dug up a good 4 inches of dirt/mud to find this sucker. I didn't clean it off too well for the pic, but it is still there. Seek it at the above coords.

[Photos:]
photoME1468
photoME1468 setting (viewing west)

Found in good condition.

[Photos:]
photoIMG_5561

Recovered in good condition. Updates to description: Wire fence no longer exists. St. Josephs Catholic Church sign no longer exists, however, west post of said sign still exists. It is the larger wooden post with a metal witness sign attached. The mark is NOT 1 foot southeast of a metal witness post; it is 1 foot northeast of a metal witness post. Mark was buried under 4 inches of dirt.

[Photos:]
photocloseup, H 206 RESET (KB1468), Kankakee, IL
photolooking east, H 206 RESET (KB1468), Kankakee, IL
photolooking north, H 206 RESET (KB1468), Kankakee, IL

Documented History (by the NGS)

01/01/1967 by CGS (MONUMENTED)
DESCRIBED BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1967 5.6 MI N FROM BOURBONIS. 5.65 MILES NORTH ALONG U.S. HIGHWAY 45 AND 52 FROM THEIR JUNCTION WITH STATE HIGHWAY 102 IN BOURBONIS. IT IS 50 FEET EAST OF THE CENTERLINE OF THE HIGHWAY, 4 FEET SOUTH OF A WIRE FENCE, 1 FOOT SOUTHEAST OF A METAL WITNESS POST AND 1 FOOT SOUTH OF THE WEST POST OF A SIGN ST. JOSEPHS CATHOLIC CHURCH. THE DISK IS SET IN THE TOP OF A ROUND CONCRETE MONUMENT WHICH PROJECTS 2 INCHES.
01/01/1974 by NGS (GOOD)
RECOVERY NOTE BY NATIONAL GEODETIC SURVEY 1974 RECOVERED IN GOOD CONDITION.
01/01/1978 by LOCENG (GOOD)
RECOVERY NOTE BY LOCAL ENGINEER (INDIVIDUAL OR FIRM) 1978 RECOVERED IN GOOD CONDITION.
09/01/1988 by USPSQD (GOOD)
RECOVERY NOTE BY US POWER SQUADRON 1988 (IB) 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 computed from unverified reset data.
  • The geoid height was determined by GEOID99.

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