Details for Benchmark: UV8263

N 60° 36.357 W 165° 13.883 (NAD 83)

Altitude: 0

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

Location:
In county, AK View Original Datasheet
Designation:
TABLE
Marker Type:
triangulation station disk
Setting:
in a boulder
Stability:
May hold, but of type commonly subject to surface motion.

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Found in good condtion with both RM's in good condtion. The mark is near the top of the flat topped bluff overlooking the village of Tununak. There is the remnants of the wood tower laying around the mark and a possible shelter from the days of the triangulation to get out of the Bering Sea winds.

I am staying in the village school for a week while performing a survey for Federal Highways. What a great experience and a truly remote and harsh place to live in.

Saw my first Musk Ox on the ride up to the top of the hillside.

[Photos:]
photoTABLE - Bethel Borough, AK
photoTABLE - Bethel Borough, AK
photoTABLE - Bethel Borough, AK
photoTABLE - Bethel Borough, AK
photoTABLE - Bethel Borough, AK
photoTABLE RM1 - Bethel Borough, AK
photoTABLE RM1 - Bethel Borough, AK
photoTABLE RM1 - Bethel Borough, AK
photoTABLE RM2 - Bethel Borough, AK
photoTABLE RM2 - Bethel Borough, AK
photoTABLE - Bethel Borough, AK
Muskox seen nearby. My first time ever.
photoTABLE - Bethel Borough, AK
The Bering Sea Coast
photoTABLE - Bethel Borough, AK
The village of Tununak

Documented History (by the NGS)

1/1/1951 by CGS (MONUMENTED)
DESCRIBED BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1951 (MJT) THE STATION IS LOCATED ABOUT 1.5 MILES NORTH NORTHEAST OF TUNUNAK, 0.5 MILE EAST OF THE OCEAN-SIDE BLUFF OF THE SUMMIT AND 0.25 MILE WEST OF THE HEAD OF A DRAW. IT IS SOUTH OF AND ABOUT 40 FEET LOWER THAN THE SUMMIT. IT IS A STANDARD DISK CEMENTED IN A DRILL HOLE IN A BOULDER THAT PROJECTS 14 INCHES AND IS STAMPED TABLE 1951. TO REACH THE STATION MAKE A FLOAT PLANE LANDING AT TUNUNAK. FROM THE SCHOOL HOUSE AT TUNUNAK PACK NORTH NORTHEAST UP GENTLE SLOPE TO THE TOP OF A FLAT TOPPED HILL AND THE STATION AS DESCRIBED. REFERENCE MARK NO. 1 IS A STANDARD DISK CEMENTED IN A DRILL HOLE IN A BOULDER 16 INCHES IN DIAMETER, 2 FEET LOWER THAN THE STATION AND 6 INCHES WEST OF A 3-FOOT CAIRN. IT PROJECTS 1 FOOT AND IS STAMPED TABLE NO 1 1951. REFERENCE MARK NO. 2 IS A STANDARD DISK CEMENTED IN A DRILL HOLE IN A BOULDER 2 FEET IN DIAMETER, 3 FEET LOWER THAN THE STATION, AND 1 FOOT EAST OF A 3-FOOT CAIRN. IT PROJECTS 6 INCHES AND IS STAMPED TABLE NO 2 1951. TRIANGULATION STATION TUNUNAK SERVES AS THE AZIMUTH MARK TO THIS STATION.
1/1/1954 by USE (GOOD)
RECOVERY NOTE BY US ENGINEERS 1954 DESCRIPTION ADEQUATE. LINE OF SIGHT CLEAR IN ALL DIRECTIONS WHEN STATION IS OCCUPIED BY T-2 TRIPOD. R.M.S FOUND IN GOOD CONDITION. STATION MARK IS FLUSH WITH BOULDER WHICH PROJECTS 14 INCHES ABOVE GROUND.

Control Text

  • The horizontal coordinates were established by classical geodetic methods and adjusted by the National Geodetic Survey in July 1986.
  • The Laplace correction was computed from DEFLEC99 derived deflections.
  • The geoid height was determined by GEOID99.

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