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Details for Benchmark: OM1197

N 43° 37.539 W 089° 45.629 (NAD 83)

Altitude: 0

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

Location:
In COLUMBIA county, WI View Original Datasheet
Designation:
WISCONSIN DELLS S MUNICIPAL TK
Marker Type:
elevated tank
Setting:
setting not listed - see description
Stability:

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Found it this morning.

[Photos:]
photoWisconsin Dells Water Tank

Spotted this one several times of the years and logging a few towers today.

Grabbed some caches, some waymarks, and some benchmarks while my wife was shopping at the outlet mall.

Found while in the ara for the holiday.

Found this after yet another day of geocaching with the Weasels.

[Photos:]
photoThe water tank

did a drive by and found this one on the way to the look out tower

Found as described and coordinates were correct. Sorry for the lousy picture but it was pouring rain at this point.

[Photos:]
photoWater Tank erected in 1930

Documented History (by the NGS)

01/01/1935 by CGS (FIRST OBSERVED)
DESCRIBED BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1935 (CAS) THIS STATION IS THE SOUTH TANK OF TWO MUNICIPAL TANKS IN THE TOWN OF WISCONSIN DELLS, WISCONSIN. IT IS LOCATED IN THE SOUTHEAST PART OF THE TOWN, ABOUT 0.1 MILE EAST OF RACE STREET, AT THE END OF WASHINGTON AVENUE. IT IS ON A HIGH MOUND. IT WAS ERECTED IN 1930 AND IS VERY PROMINENT. THE TANK IS A SQUAT SILVER STRUCTURE WITH SIX TRUSSWORK LEGS ABOUT 80 FEET HIGH. THE OVAL SECTION EXTENDS DOWNWARD ABOUT 10 FEET. THE LARGE VERTICAL SECTION IS ABOUT 18 FEET HIGH AND HAS A CATWALK AND RAIL AROUND ITS BASE. THE FLAT CONICAL TOP HAS A BALL AT ITS APEX. THE TOTAL HEIGHT IS ABOUT 100 FEET.
01/01/1958 by CGS (GOOD)
RECOVERY NOTE BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1958 (GWM) THE STATION WAS RECOVERED AND FOUND IN GOOD CONDITION.

Control Text

  • The horizontal coordinates were established by classical geodetic methods and adjusted by the National Geodetic Survey in November 1991.
  • The Laplace correction was computed from DEFLEC99 derived deflections.
  • The geoid height was determined by GEOID99.

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