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Details for Benchmark: NC0613

N 42° 18.350 W 079° 37.550 (NAD 83)

Altitude: 703.4

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

Location:
In CHAUTAUQUA county, NY View Original Datasheet
Designation:
K 56
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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Documented History (by the NGS)

01/01/1934 by CGS (MONUMENTED)
01/01/1954 by NGS (MARK NOT FOUND)
DESCRIBED BY NATIONAL GEODETIC SURVEY 1954 2.7 MI W FROM WESTFIELD. 2.7 MILES WEST ALONG THE NEW YORK CENTRAL RAILROAD FROM THE STATION AT WESTFIELD, CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY, 27 FEET FROM THE CENTERLINE OF A DIRT ROAD, 27 FEET NORTH OF A CABLE LINE, 9 FEET SOUTH OF THE SOUTH RAIL OF THE SOUTH TRACK, AND ABOUT ONE FOOT LOWER THAN THE TOP OF THE RAIL. A STANDARD DISK, STAMPED K 56 1934 AND SET IN THE TOP OF A CONCRETE POST.

Control Text

  • The horizontal coordinates were scaled from a topographic map and have an estimated accuracy of +/- 6 seconds.
  • The orthometric height was determined by differential leveling and adjusted by the National Geodetic Survey in November 1993.
  • 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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