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Details for Benchmark: NG0728

N 42° 42.416 W 086° 10.209 (NAD 83)

Altitude: 715

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

Location:
In ALLEGAN county, MI View Original Datasheet
Designation:
HADDOCK
Marker Type:
triangulation station disk
Setting:
set into the top of a metal pipe driven into the ground
Stability:

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good condition. N .431 W .178 good thing for the post. 4" above

I agree with PJPeters, this one is real close to a house, so we took a picture of the witness sign, but did not spend time moving brush around to find the marker.

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Witness Sign

Found as noted. This mark is, however, located very near a residence. Property is not marked private, but I would assume it is, based on proximity to residence.

found

Found the coords to be pretty accurate for this one. Posted signs helped. Disc is in good shape. 1st benchmark try success!

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photoBenchmark
photoBenchmark w/GPS

Documented History (by the NGS)

01/01/1932 by CGS (MONUMENTED)
DESCRIBED BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1932 (HCW) ABOUT 4 MILES NORTH OF SAUGATUCK, ABOUT 7 MILES SOUTHWEST OF HOLLAND IN NW 1/4 SEC. 26, T. 4 N., R. 16 W., LAKETOWN TOWNSHIP, ON LAND OWNED BY MR. HADDOCK, 0.3 MILE EAST OF U.S. ROUTE 31, 0.4 MILE SOUTHEAST OF CONCRETE STORE AT INTERSECTION OF EAST-WEST ROAD AND U.S. ROUTE 31, ON HIGH POINT OF BRUSHY SAND KNOLL, 120 FEET WEST OF OLD SAND ROAD LEADING SOUTH, 166 FEET NORTH OF TAR-PAPER HOUSE WITH CONCRETE CHIMNEY, AND 24 FEET SOUTH OF 8-INCH CHERRY TREE WHICH IS LARGEST TREE ON KNOLL. TO REACH FROM SAUGATUCK, GO NORTH 4.4 MILES FROM POST OFFICE ON U.S. ROUTE 31 TO CONCRETE STORE AT CROSSROADS, GO EAST 0.3 MILE TO CROSSROADS, TURN SOUTH ONTO SAND ROAD, AND CONTINUE 0.3 MILE TO STATION SITE. MARKED BY STANDARD STATION DISK CEMENTED IN TOP OF 11-FOOT SECTION OF 3-INCH IRON PIPE WHICH IS SUNK 10.5 FEET IN GROUND AND ANCHORED IN 2 FEET OF CONCRETE. REFERENCE AND AZIMUTH MARKS ARE STANDARD REFERENCE DISKS IN CONCRETE, NOTE 11A. NO. 1 PROJECTS 4 INCHES, AND IS 15 FEET WEST OF OLD SAND ROAD, 110 FEET NORTH OF ROAD FORKS, AND 183.138 FEET FROM STATION N 55 DEG 28 MIN E. NO. 2 PROJECTS 6 INCHES, AND IS JUST NORTH OF BRUSHY KNOLL, ABOUT 50 FEET NORTH OF TOP OF HILL, 150 FEET SOUTH OF ROAD FORKS, 12 FEET EAST OF SAND ROAD, AND 214.90 FEET FROM STATION S 43 DEG 01 MIN E. AZIMUTH MARK PROJECTS 5 INCHES, AND IS IN NORTHEAST CORNER OF APPLE ORCHARD, 20 FEET NORTHEAST OF APPLE TREE, 25 FEET SOUTH OF CENTER LINE OF DIRT ROAD LEADING EAST, 125 YARDS EAST OF U.S. ROUTE 31, AND APPROXIMATELY 0.4 MILE FROM STATION N 40 DEG 15 MIN W.
01/01/1961 by CGS (GOOD)
RECOVERY NOTE BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1961 (VRS) RECOVERED ALL MARKS IN GOOD CONDITION AS ORGINALLY DESCRIBED EXCEPT FOR CHANGED CONDITIONS SUCH AS RELOCAION (TO EASTWARD) OF NO. 31 U.S. HIGHWAY. ALSO RELOCATION OF BEELINE ROAD AND ITS WIDENING MADE NECESSARY MOVING R.M. NO. 1 ON LINE CLOSER TO THE STA. ABOUT 2.8 MILES NORTHERLY ALONG NO. 31 U.S. HWY. FROM THE BRIDGE OVER KALAMAZOO RIVER BETWEEN DOUGLAS AND SAUGATUCK, THENCE N ON 64-TH STREET 2.1 MILES, THENCE E FOR 0.35 MILE ON 140-TH AVENUE, THENCE S ON BEELINE ROAD 0.3 MILE TO DIP BETWEEN RIDGES AND STATION ON THE RIGHT, ABOUT 40 YARDS W OF THE ROAD, ABOUT 5 YARDS S OF ONE AND 5 YARDS E OF ANOTHER TOPS OF APPARENTLY HIGHEST HILL IN VICINITY, A STANDARD DISK STAMPED HADDOCK 1932 SET IN TOP OF AN 11-FOOT LENGTH OF 3-1/2-INCH GALVANIZED PIPE THAT PROJECTS 0.5 FOOT. REFERENCE STAMPED HADDOCK NO 2 PROJECTS 0.5 FOOT THO ONLY FLUSH WITH GENERAL LEVEL, IS 214.7 FEET (65.44 METERS) TAUT-LINE SLOPE S 43 DEG 01 MIN E FROM STATION, ABOUT 20 YARDS NE OF CREST OF RIDGE, 27 FEET E OF CENTER LINE OF BEELINE ROAD, AND 1.8 FEET N OF STEEL WITNESS POST. REFERENCE STAMPED HADDOCK NO 3 1932 1961, PROJECTS 0.5 FOOT, IS 151.2 FEET (46.09 METERS) TAUT-LINE SLOPE N 55 DEG 28 MIN E (OLD NO. 1 MOVED IN) FROM STATION. 34 FEET W OF CENTER LINE OF BEELINE ROAD, ARROW POINTS ABOUT 10 DEGREES RIGHT OF STATION. AZIMUTH MARK STAMPED HADDOCK AZIMUTH 1932, PROJECTS 0.3 FOOT, IS ABOUT 0.4 MILE NW IN N 40 DEG 15 MIN W FROM STATION, 350 FEET E OF 64-TH STREET, 23 FEET S OF CENTER LINE OF 140-TH AVENUE, AND 2.3 FEET E OF STEEL WITNESS POST.
01/01/1978 by NGS (GOOD)
RECOVERY NOTE BY NATIONAL GEODETIC SURVEY 1978 (CLN) STATION MARK, REFERENCE MARK 3 AND THE AZIMUTH MARK WERE FOUND IN GOOD CONDITION. REFERENCE MARK 2 WAS NOT FOUND AND ASSUMED DESTROYED BY CONSTRUCTION OF THE ROAD. THE AZIMUTH MARK IS NOT GROUND VISIBLE. REFERENCE MARK 4 WAS ESTABLISHED. REFERENCE MARK 3 WAS SHORTER BY 0.07 FOOT. THE STATION IS ABOUT 5 MILES SOUTH OF HOLLAND AND ON PROPERTY OF MR. LEONARD MILESKIEWICZ WHOSE RESIDENCE IS 100 FEET NORTHWEST OF THE STATION. THE STATION MARK IS A STANDARD STATION MARK DISK CEMENTED IN THE TOP OF A 11 FOOT SECTION OF 3-INCH PIPE THAT PROJECTS 4-INCHES. IT IS 141 FEET WEST OF THE CENTERLINE OF BEELINE ROAD, 103 FEET SOUTHEAST OF THE SOUTHEAST CORNER OF MILESKIEWICZ HOUSE, 2 FEET NORTH OF A WOODEN POST THAT PROJECTS 2 1/2 FEET AND AT THE WEST EDGE OF WOODS. THE DISK IS STAMPED HADDOCK 1932. REFERENCE MARK 3 IS 104 FEET SOUTH OF THE CENTERLINE OF DRIVEWAY, 38 FEET WEST OF THE ROAD AND 1-FOOT NORTH OF A METAL WITNESS POST. THE MARK PROJECTS 4 INCHES AND THE DISK STAMPED HADDOCK 1932 NO 3 1961. REFERENCE MARK 4 IS 45 FEET WEST OF THE CENTERLINE OF THE ROAD, 1-FOOT NORTH OF A METAL WITNESS POST AND ABOUT 6 FEET HIGHER THAN THE ROAD LEVEL. THE MARK IS FLUSH AND THE DISK STAMPED HADDOCK 1932 NO 4 1978. THE AZIMUTH MARK IS 21 FEET SOUTH OF THE CENTERLINE OF 140 TH AVENUE, 3 FEET WEST OF AN UNDERGROUND TELEPHONE CABLE BOX AND 2 FEET EAST OF A METAL WITNESS POST. THE MARK PROJECTS 4 INCHES AND THE DISK STAMPED HADDOCK 1932 AZIMUTH. TO REACH THE STATION FROM THE INTERSECTION OF U.S. HIGHWAY 31 AND ALLEGAN COUNTY A-2 (BLUE STAR HIGHWAY) ABOUT 7 MILES SOUTH OF HOLLAND, GO WEST ON COUNTY ROUTE A-2 FOR 0.25 MILE TO 64 TH STREET. TURN RIGHT AND GO NORTH ON 64 TH STREET FOR 2.0 MILES TO A CROSSROAD AND A CONCRETE BLOCK BUILDING IN THE SOUTHEAST ANGLE. TURN RIGHT AND GO EAST ON 140 TH AVENUE FOR 0.1 MILE TO THE AZIMUTH MARK ON THE RIGHT AS DESCRIBED. CONTINUE EAST FOR 0.25 MILE TO A CROSSROAD. TURN RIGHT AND GO SOUTH ON BEELINE ROAD FOR 0.3 MILE TO THE DRIVEWAY TO THE MILESKIEWICZ HOUSE ON THE RIGHT AND THE STATION ON THE RIGHT. AIRLINE DISTANCE AND DIRECTION FROM NEAREST TOWN--5 MILES SOUTH OF HOLLAND. HEIGHT OF LIGHT ABOVE STATION MARK 5 FEET.
01/01/1980 by LOCENG (GOOD)
RECOVERY NOTE BY LOCAL ENGINEER (INDIVIDUAL OR FIRM) 1980 (DGH) HADDOCK NO. 3 1932 1961 RECOVERED GOOD - 6 INCHES ABOVE GROUND. HADDOCK 1932 RECOVERED GOOD - 4 INCHES ABOVE GROUND. HADDOCK AZIMUTH 1932 RECOVERED GOOD - 4 INCHES ABOVE GROUND. AZIMUTH MARK IS NOT ABLE TO BE SEEN FROM STA. DUE TO TREE AND BUILDINGS ON LINE. DISTANCE AND DIRECTION FROM NEAREST TOWN--3 MILES NORTH AND 1-3/4 MILES EAST OF SAUGATUCK, MICHIGAN.
01/01/1981 by MIDH (GOOD)
RECOVERY NOTE BY MI DEPT OF HIGHWAYS 1981 (ELM) STATION AND RM 4 WERE RECOVERED IN GOOD CONDITION.

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  • The horizontal coordinates were established by classical geodetic methods and adjusted by the National Geodetic Survey in February 1997.
  • 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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