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Details for Benchmark: ME1604

N 41° 29.398 W 087° 45.090 (NAD 83)

Altitude: 736.45

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

Location:
In COOK county, IL View Original Datasheet
Designation:
STADE
Marker Type:
triangulation station 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 in good condition.
Also found RM 1 & RM 2.

[Photos:]
photoME1604
photoRM 1
photoRM 2

Found at coords.
Also found RM1 at N41°29.390, 087°45.105
Did not find RM2 or the AZ.

[Photos:]
photoME1604
photoME1604 RM1
photoME1604 RM1 view to STADE tri-station

Documented History (by the NGS)

01/01/1959 by CGS (MONUMENTED)
DESCRIBED BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1959 (RWE) THE STATION IS LOCATED ABOUT 1-1/2 MILES WEST-NORTHWEST OF RICHTON PARK AND ABOUT 1-1/2 MILES WEST-SOUTHWEST OF MATTESON ON PROPERTY OWNED BY MR. STADE. TO REACH THE STATION FROM THE INTERSECTION OF U. S. HIGHWAY 54 AND STATE HIGHWAY 50 ABOUT 2 MILES NORTHEAST OF MONEE, GO NORTH ON STATE HIGHWAY 50 FOR 2.9 MILES TO A CROSSROAD AND A CHURCH IN THE NORTHWEST ANGLE OF THE INTERSECTION, TURN LEFT ON SURFACED ROAD AND GO WEST FOR 1.0 MILE TO A SIDE ROAD RIGHT, TURN RIGHT, NORTH, ON THE SURFACED ROAD FOR 0.45 MILE TO THE STATION ON THE RIGHT. STATION MARK, A STANDARD DISK STAMPED STADE 1959, IS SET IN A 12 INCH SQUARE CONCRETE POST WHICH PROJECTS 6 INCHES. THE MARK IS 80 FEET SOUTH-SOUTHEAST OF A RAILROAD CROSSING SIGN, 33 FEET EAST OF THE APPROXIMATE CENTER OF THE SURFACED ROAD, 6.8 FEET NORTH OF A WITNESS POST AND IT IS SET IN A FENCE LINE. REFERENCE MARK NUMBER 1, A STANDARD DISK STAMPED STADE NO 1 1959, IS SET IN A 12 INCH SQUARE CONCRETE POST WHICH PROJECTS 3 INCHES. THE MARK IS 31.5 FEET WEST OF THE APPROXIMATE CENTER OF THE SURFACED ROAD AND 1 FOOT EAST OF A FENCE LINE. REFERENCE MARK NUMBER 2, A STANDARD DISK STAMPED STADE NO 2 1959, IS SET IN A 12 INCH SQUARE CONCRETE POST WHICH PROJECTS 4 INCHES. THE MARK IS 32 FEET WEST OF THE APPROXIMATE CENTER OF THE SURFACED ROAD, 15 FEET SOUTH OF A POWER POLE AND 1 FOOT EAST OF A FENCE LINE. AZIMUTH MARK, A STANDARD DISK STAMPED STADE 1959, IS SET IN A 12 INCH SQUARE CONCRETE POST WHICH PROJECTS 3 INCHES. THE MARK IS 33 FEET WEST OF THE APPROXIMATE CENTER OF THE SURFACED ROAD, 2 FEET NORTH OF A POWER POLE, 1.5 FEET NORTH OF A WITNESS POST AND 1 FOOT EAST OF A FENCE LINE. TO REACH THE AZIMUTH MARK FROM THE STATION, GO SOUTH ON THE SURFACED ROAD FOR 0.35 MILES TO THE AZIMUTH MARK ON THE RIGHT AS DESCRIBED. HEIGHT OF LIGHT ABOVE STATION MARK 30.11 METERS.
01/01/1959 by CGS (GOOD)
RECOVERY NOTE BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1959 2.8 MI SW FROM MATTESON. ABOUT 1.5 MILES SOUTH ALONG STATE HIGHWAY 50 FROM ITS JUNCTION WITH U.S. HIGHWAY 30 IN THE NORTHWEST PART OF MATTESON, THENCE 1.0 MILES WEST ALONG AN ASPHALT ROAD, THENCE 0.35 MILES NORTH ALONG AN ASPHALT ROAD, ABOUT 0.15 MILES SOUTH OF A RAILROAD CROSSING, AT THE JUNCTION OF A ROAD WEST TO THE NORTHERN ILLINOIS GAS COMPANY GROUNDS, 34 FEET EAST OF THE CENTER LINE OF THE ROAD, 227 FEET SOUTH OF THE EXTENDED CENTER LINE OF THE ROAD WEST, 90 FEET SOUTHEAST AND ACROSS THE ROAD FROM A POWER POLE, 1/2 FOOT WEST OF A FENCE, 2.1 FEET NORTH OF A METAL WITNESS POST, ABOUT 1 FOOT ABOVE THE LEVEL OF THE ROAD, SET IN THE TOP OF A CONCRETE POST PROJECTING 6 INCHES.
01/01/1967 by CGS (GOOD)
RECOVERY NOTE BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1967 (LFS) ALL MARKS FOUND IN GOOD CONDITION. DESCRIPTION IS GOOD WITH BELOW CHANGES. STATION MARK IS 1 FOOT NORTH OF A METAL WITNESS POST AND PARTIALLY COVERED WITH DIRT. REFERENCE MARK 1 IS 1 FOOT EAST OF A WOVEN WIRE FENCE. REFERENCE MARK 2 IS 1 FOOT SOUTHEAST OF A METAL GATE POST AND FLUSH IN A GRAVEL DRIVE LEADING TO AN ENCLOSURE OF PIPE LINE VALVES. THE AZIMUTH MARK IS 1 FOOT EAST OF A WOVEN WIRE FENCE.
01/01/1970 by ILHD (GOOD)
RECOVERY NOTE BY IL HIGHWAY DEPT 1970 (JWH) STADE 1959 STA MRK. LEANS 1 DEG EAST STADE NO 1 1959 GOOD CONDITION STADE NO 2 1959 GOOD CONDITION STADE 1959 AZIMUTH MARK GOOD CONDITION DESCRIPTION IS CORRECT EXCEPT FOR, PARAGRAPH NO 3 STATION 15 2 DEG 50 OF WITNESS POST AND SET IN A FENCE LINE SHOULD BE OMITTED DISTANCE AND DIRECTION FROM NEAREST TOWN- 1-1/2 MI WNW OF RICHTON PARK
01/01/1971 by NGS (GOOD)
RECOVERY NOTE BY NATIONAL GEODETIC SURVEY 1971 (LFS) THE UNDERGROUND STATION MARK, REFERENCE MARKS 1 AND 2 ALONG WITH THE AZIMUTH MARK WERE FOUND IN GOOD CONDITION. THE SURFACE STATION MARK WAS FOUND TO HAVE BEEN HIT AND LEANING TO THE EAST. THE UNDERGROUND POINT WAS HELD AND THE SURFACE MARK RESET. THE DISTANCE AND DIRECTION TO THE MARKS CHECKED. A NEW DESCRIPTION FOLLOWS- THE STATION IS LOCATED ABOUT 1-1/2 MILES NORTHWEST OF RICHTON PARK, ABOUT 0.15 MILE SOUTH OF RAILROAD CROSSING, 1 FOOT SOUTH OF A METAL WITNESS POST, 33 FEET EAST OF THE CENTERLINE OF A PAVED ROAD, 50 FEET SOUTH OF THE EXTENDED CENTERLINE OF DRIVEWAY WEST TO NATURAL GAS VALVES AND ON A SMALL LEVEE BETWEEN THE ROAD AND A BORROW PIT AND LAKE TO THE EAST. THE MONUMENT PROJECTS 4 INCHES AND THE DISK IS STAMPED STADE 1959 1971. TO REACH THE STATION FROM THE JUNCTION OF U.S. HIGHWAY 54 AND STATE HIGHWAY 50 (ABOUT 2 MILES NORTH OF MONEE), GO NORTH ON HIGHWAY 50 FOR 2.9 MILES TO A CROSSROAD WITH A STONE CHURCH IN THE NORTHWEST ANGLE OF THE INTERSECTION. TURN LEFT AND GO WEST ON THE PAVED ROAD FOR 1.0 MILE TO A SIDE ROAD RIGHT. TURN RIGHT AND GO NORTH ON THE PAVED ROAD FOR 0.1 MILE TO THE AZIMUTH MARK ON THE LEFT. CONTINUE NORTH ON THE PAVED ROAD FOR 0.35 MILE TO THE STATION ON THE RIGHT. REFERENCE MARK 1 IS 31 FEET WEST OF THE CENTERLINE OF THE ROAD AND 1 FOOT EAST OF A FENCE. THE MONUMENT PROJECTS 8 INCHES AND THE DISK IS STAMPED STADE NO 1 1959. REFERENCE MARK 2 IS 32 FEET WEST OF THE CENTERLINE OF THE ROAD, 1 FOOT EAST OF FENCE, 1 FOOT SOUTHEAST OF THE SOUTH GATE POST TO GAS VALVES, 14 FEET SOUTH OF A POWER POLE AND 7 FEET SOUTH OF THE CENTERLINE OF THE DRIVEWAY. THE MONUMENT IS FLUSH AND THE DISK IS STAMPED STADE NO 2 1959. THE AZIMUTH MARK IS 32 FEET WEST OF THE CENTERLINE OF THE ROAD, 1 FOOT EAST OF WOVEN WIRE FENCE, 1 FOOT NORTH OF A METAL WITNESS POST AND 2 FEET NORTH OF A POWER POLE. THE MONUMENT PROJECTS 4 INCHES AND THE DISK IS STAMPED STADE 1959. AIRLINE DISTANCE AND DIRECTION FROM NEAREST TOWN- ABOUT 1-1/2 MILES SOUTHWEST OF MATTESON HEIGHT OF LIGHT ABOVE STATION MARK 5 FEET.
01/01/1972 by BRADY (GOOD)
RECOVERY NOTE BY BRADY LAND SURVEYING INCORPORATED 1972 (JJ) RECOVERED BY BRADY LAND SURVEYING INC STADE 1959 GOOD DISTANCE AND DIRECTION FROM NEAREST TOWN- 2.85 MI SW OF MATTESON

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  • The horizontal coordinates were established by classical geodetic methods and adjusted by the National Geodetic Survey in October 1999.
  • The orthometric height was determined by differential leveling and adjusted by the National Geodetic Survey in June 1991.
  • The Laplace correction was computed from DEFLEC99 derived deflections.
  • 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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