Details for Benchmark: PE1894
N 44° 21.622 W 068° 20.151 (NAD 83)
Coordinates may not be exact. Altitude is UNKNOWN and location is ADJUSTED. (more info)
- In HANCOCK county, ME View Original Datasheet
- SOMESVILLE CHURCH SPIRE
- Marker Type:
- NGS Benchmark
- setting not listed - see description
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Documented History (by the NGS)
|Unknown by (MONUMENTED)
|01/01/1934 by CGS (SEE DESCRIPTION)
|DESCRIBED BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1934 (KGC)
THE CHURCH HAS REMAINED THE SAME SINCE 1870 ACCORDING TO MRS. KATE PRAY WHO LIVES NEARBY. IT HAS A TALL WHITE SPIRE AND IS KNOWN AS THE THE SOMESVILLE UNION MEETING HOUSE. THE CHURCH WAS BUILT IN 1852.
|01/01/1944 by CGS (SEE DESCRIPTION)
|RECOVERY NOTE BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1944 (FLP)
STATION RECOVERED AS DESCRIBED BY K.G.C. IN 1934, IN GOOD CONDITION EXCEPT, IT IS ON THE E SIDE OF STATE HIGHWAY 102, IN SOMESVILLE, ABOUT 15 METERS E OF THE ROAD, HAS A BOARD WALK FROM THE HIGHWAY TO THE DOOR AND A SMALL HEDGE ACROSS THE FRONT OF THE LAWN.
|01/01/1953 by CGS (SEE DESCRIPTION)
|RECOVERY NOTE BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1953 (DFR)
STATION WAS RECOVERED IN GOOD CONDITION AS DESCRIBED IN 1944. RESIDENTS OF THE TOWN REPORT THE CHURCH HAS NOT BEEN REBUILT.
|01/01/1956 by CGS (SEE DESCRIPTION)
|RECOVERY NOTE BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1956 (IRR)
THE STATION WAS RECOVERED IN GOOD CONDITION. THE 1934 DESCRIPTION BY K.G.C. IS ADEQUATE AND COMPLETE.
- The horizontal coordinates were established by classical geodetic methods and adjusted by the National Geodetic Survey in March 1998.
- The Laplace correction was computed from DEFLEC99 derived deflections.
- The geoid height was determined by GEOID99.