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Details for Benchmark: AA6870

N 41° 09.772 W 081° 22.322 (NAD 83)

Altitude: 1031

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

Location:
In PORTAGE county, OH View Original Datasheet
Designation:
FR-29-02
Marker Type:
survey disk
Setting:
set into the top of a round concrete monument
Stability:
May hold, but of type commonly subject to surface motion.

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The mark is in good condition at the coordinates given.

[Photos:]
photoAA6870(FR-29-02) - Kent OH
photoAA6870 - Looking N on Erin Dr.
photoAA6870 - Looking E from mark
photoAA6870 - Looking W from mark
photoAA6870 - Looking S on Erin Dr.

Documented History (by the NGS)

01/01/1993 by OH3880 (MONUMENTED)
DESCRIBED BY CITY OF KENT OHIO 1993 (DT) THE STATION MARK IS LOCATED IN THE NORTHWEST SECTION OF THE CITY OF KENT, OHIO, NEAR THE NORTHWEST CORNER OF THE JUNCTION OF FAIRCHILD AVENUE AND ERIN DRIVE. TO REACH THE STATION FROM THE JUNCTION OF SOUTH WATER STREET (STATE ROUTE 43) AND HAYMAKER PARKWAY (STATE ROUTE 59) NEAR KENT CITY HALL, TRAVEL WEST ON HAYMAKER PARKWAY ABOUT 1.0 MI TO THE INTERSECTION OF WEST MAIN STREET. TURN RIGHT ON TO WEST MAIN STREET AND TRAVEL NORTHEAST 0.3 MI TO THE JUNCTION OF BRYCE ROAD ON THE LEFT. TURN LEFT ON TO BRYCE ROAD AND TRAVEL NORTH ABOUT 250 FT TO THE JUNCTION OF MAJORS LANE. (BRYCE ROAD CONTINUES ON A SHARP CURVE TO THE RIGHT) CONTINUE NORTH DOWN THE HILL ALONG MAJORS LANE THEN NORTHEASTERLY ABOUT 0.5 MI TO THE JUNCTION OF FAIRCHILD AVENUE. TURN LEFT ON TO FAIRCHILD AVENUE AND TRAVEL NORTHWEST ABOUT 0.3 MI TO THE JUNCTION OF ERIN DRIVE. TURN RIGHT ON TO ERIN DRIVE AND TRAVEL NORTH ONLY ABOUT 100 FT AND THE STATION ON THE LEFT. THE STATION MARK IS A STANDARD CITY OF KENT BRONZE DISK STAMPED FR-29-02 SET IN A CONCRETE MASS FLUSH WITH THE SURFACE WITH RE-BAR FOR MAGNETIC DETECTION. THE STATION IS ABOUT 20.6 WEST OF THE CENTERLINE OF THE ERIN DRIVE PAVEMENT AND IS ABOUT 7.7 FT BEHIND THE CONCRETE CURB. A FIRE HYDRANT IS ABOUT 14.3 FT NORTH OF THE STATION AND A WATER VALVE IN THE TREE LAWN IS ABOUT 15.3 FT SOUTH OF THE STATION MARK. THERE IS CURRENTLY NO DIRECT AZIMUTH FOR THIS STATION MARK.

Control Text

  • The horizontal coordinates were established by GPS observations and adjusted by the National Geodetic Survey in April 1998.
  • The orthometric height was determined by GPS observations and a high-resolution geoid model.
  • The Laplace correction was computed from DEFLEC99 derived deflections.
  • The geoid height was determined by GEOID99.

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