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Details for Benchmark: BM0090

N 30° 06.600 W 096° 07.567 (NAD 83)

Altitude: 215.1

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

Location:
In WALLER county, TX View Original Datasheet
Designation:
D 207
Marker Type:
bench mark 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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Recovered as described in poor condition as the monument is leaning at approximately 45 degrees.

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Monument is disturbed. Texas and New Orleans Railroad tracks no longer present. Witness post is gone.

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photoDisk Closeup
photoMonument Area

Documented History (by the NGS)

01/01/1933 by CGS (MONUMENTED)
01/01/1954 by NGS (GOOD)
DESCRIBED BY NATIONAL GEODETIC SURVEY 1954 3.0 MI W FROM HEMPSTEAD. 3.0 MILES WEST ALONG THE TEXAS AND NEW ORLEANS RAILROAD FROM THE STATION AT HEMPSTEAD, 34 FEET SOUTHEAST OF THE 7TH POLE WEST OF MILEPOST 3, 46 FEET SOUTH OF THE SOUTH RAIL, 32 FEET NORTH OF THE CENTER LINE OF A SANDY ROAD, 3 FEET WEST OF A WITNESS POST, SET IN THE TOP OF A CONCRETE POST WHICH PROJECTS 0.7 FOOT ABOVE THE GROUND.

Control Text

  • The horizontal coordinates were scaled from a topographic map and have an estimated accuracy of +/- 6 seconds.
  • The NAVD 88 height was computed by applying the VERTCON shift value to the NGVD 29 height (displayed under SUPERSEDED SURVEY CONTROL.) The vertical order pertains to the superseded datum.
  • The geoid height was determined by GEOID99.

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