Details for Benchmark: PE1885
N 44° 26.398 W 068° 18.911 (NAD 83)
Coordinates may not be exact. Altitude is SCALED and location is ADJUSTED. (more info)
- In HANCOCK county, ME View Original Datasheet
- RICHARDS 1865
- Marker Type:
- NGS Benchmark
- setting not listed - see description
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||kwf484 found PE1885
BM recovered in good condition. Rock covered in moss. Racetrack is now a campground road.
copper bolt in mossy rock
||Zhanna found PE1885
Please see the complete recovery, including text and photos, at my website: [b][url=http://surveymarks.planetzhanna.com/surveymarks/pe1885/]PE1885 - RICHARDS 1865[/url][/b].
This entry was edited by Zhanna on Friday, 07 December 2012 at 03:05:59 UTC.
Documented History (by the NGS)
|Unknown by (MONUMENTED)
|1/1/1908 by CGS (SEE DESCRIPTION)
|DESCRIBED BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1908
ON HADLEY POINT, THE MOST NORTHERLY POINT OF MOUNT DESERT ISLAND, ABOUT 3/8 MILE SSE FROM THE EXTREME POINT, ON LAND BELONGING TO SIMEON H. RICHARDS, WHOSE HOUSE IS BACK OF A CLUMP OF LARGE SPRUCE TREES. THE STATION IS ABOUT 3/4 MILE NE OF EDEN AND ABOUT 1/4 MILE N OF THE EDEN-SALISBURY COVE ROAD. IT IS MARKED BY A COPPER BOLT SET IN A HOLE IN A ROCK. A LARGE PILE OF STONES IS 5 PACES S OF THE STATION. HADLEY POINT STATION IS ON THE SAME HILL, ABOUT 250 METERS W BY S FROM THIS STATION, AND CARE SHOULD BE TAKEN, THEREFORE, NOT TO MISTAKE ONE FOR THE OTHER. THEY ARE MARKED IN THE SAME MANNER.
|1/1/1934 by CGS (SEE DESCRIPTION)
|RECOVERY NOTE BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1934 (KGC)
LOST. THE STATION HAS BEEN DESTROYED BY THE CONSTRUCTION OF A RACE TRACK.
|1/1/1944 by CGS (SEE DESCRIPTION)
|RECOVERY NOTE BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1944 (FLP)
STATION WAS SEARCHED FOR BUT NOT FOUND. AS THERE ARE MANY ROCKS IN THIS VICINITY, THERE IS A POSSIBILITY THAT THE STATION IS STILL THERE.
- The horizontal coordinates were established by classical geodetic methods and adjusted by the National Geodetic Survey in March 1998.
- 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.