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Details for Benchmark: NB2076

N 42° 58.498 W 077° 51.987 (NAD 83)

Altitude: 686

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

Location:
In LIVINGSTON county, NY View Original Datasheet
Designation:
CALEDONA
Marker Type:
standpipe tank
Setting:
setting not listed - see description
Stability:

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I have learned to take pictures of every tower I see. Saw this one today

[Photos:]
photo2076

Interesting description on this benchmark, and observed a long time ago. The tank is still here (or has been replaced with a new tank). If the center of the pipe leading to the top is this mark, then here it is on digicam.

[Photos:]
photoCaledonia Tank
This mark is the center of the pipe.

Documented History (by the NGS)

01/01/1902 by USGS (FIRST OBSERVED)
DESCRIBED BY US GEOLOGICAL SURVEY 1902 STATION MARK, CENTER OF STANDPIPE.

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

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