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Details for Benchmark: MG0864

N 41° 58.547 W 091° 37.744 (NAD 83)

Altitude: 0

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

Location:
In LINN county, IA View Original Datasheet
Designation:
CEDAR RAPIDS MUNICIPAL TANK
Marker Type:
elevated tank
Setting:
setting not listed - see description
Stability:

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There is no Water Tower at this location. It has been removed.

Documented History (by the NGS)

01/01/1934 by CGS (FIRST OBSERVED)
DESCRIBED BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1934 (CAS) STATION IS THE CENTER OF THE CEDAR RAPIDS MUNICIPAL WATER TANK. IT IS A TALL, SILVER, STEEL TANK WITH A BALL ON TOP. IT IS ABOUT 125 FEET HIGH AND IS VERY PROMINENT. THE TANK IS IN THE SOUTHEASTERN PART OF THE TOWN, ABOUT 1/2 BLOCK S OF MOUNT VERNON ROAD, AND ABOUT MIDWAY BETWEEN MEMORIAL DRIVE AND 26TH STREET, SE.
01/01/1960 by CGS (GOOD)
RECOVERY NOTE BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1960 (ETJ) THE TANK WAS RECOVERED IN GOOD CONDITION AND THE PUBLISHED DESCRIPTION IS ADEQUATE.
01/01/1966 by CGS (GOOD)
RECOVERY NOTE BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1966 (RHR) THE STATION WAS RECOVERED AS DESCRIBED AND FOUND TO BE IN GOOD CONDITION.
01/01/1968 by LOCSUR (GOOD)
RECOVERY NOTE BY LOCAL SURVEYOR (INDIVIDUAL OR FIRM) 1968 (AS) STATION RECOVERED AS DESCRIBED.

Control Text

  • The horizontal coordinates were established by classical geodetic methods and adjusted by the National Geodetic Survey in May 1999.
  • The Laplace correction was computed from DEFLEC99 derived deflections.
  • The geoid height was determined by GEOID99.

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