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Details for Benchmark: PE0314

N 44° 16.183 W 068° 23.950 (NAD 83)

Altitude: 56.61

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

Location:
In HANCOCK county, ME View Original Datasheet
Designation:
H 145
Marker Type:
bench mark disk
Setting:
in rock outcrop
Stability:
Most reliable and expected to hold position/elevation well.

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Documented History (by the NGS)

1/1/1962 by CGS (MONUMENTED)
DESCRIBED BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1962 0.5 MI NW FROM WEST TREMONT. 0.5 MILE NORTHWEST ON STATE HIGHWAY 102 FROM THE WEST TREMONT METHODIST CHURCH OR 0.2 MILE SOUTH OF SEAL COVE POST OFFICE. SET IN A DRILL HOLE IN THE TOP AND AT THE EAST END OF A BEDROCK. 37 FEET WEST OF THE CENTER LINE OF THE HIGHWAY, 19 FEET SOUTH OF A POWER AND CABLE LINE POLE NO. 104, ABOUT LEVEL WITH THE HIGHWAY.
1/1/1977 by USGS (GOOD)
RECOVERY NOTE BY US GEOLOGICAL SURVEY 1977 OLD POWER POLE GONE. 20.3 FT S. OF TRANSFORMER POLE NO. 28. NOTE LEDGE IS NOW IN CENTER OF DRIVE TO TRAILER.

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 June 1991.
  • 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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