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Details for Benchmark: JJ0948

N 38° 00.932 W 103° 37.776 (NAD 83)

Altitude: 0

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

Location:
In OTERO county, CO View Original Datasheet
Designation:
SWINK WATER TANK
Marker Type:
elevated tank
Setting:
setting not listed - see description
Stability:

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Found while geocaching in the area

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Spotted this one on my caching trip.

passing through the area an spotted

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saw this one while caching in the area.

Found this with Izzifix and Harvestmoon2 while geocaching in the area.

Seen while geocaching! Thanks!

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Water tower still stands.

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found

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Spotted while caching!

Observed the water tower while passing thru town.

Found while driving through.

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Observed while traveling to a Military Reunion and Geocaching along the way.
Old Professor - Tipton, Mo.

seen it today while looking for the nearby geocache.

Still standing

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found as heading east

Still standing tall.

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The Swink Water Tank was recovered in good condition. It was as described, with the addition that it is currently painted white, with "SWINK" written horizontally in black around the tank.

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Documented History (by the NGS)

01/01/1952 by CGS (FIRST OBSERVED)
DESCRIBED BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1952 (LGT) THE STATION IS THE SWINK CITY WATER TANK THAT IS LOCATED IN SWINK 100 FEET NORTH OF U.S. HIGHWAY 50. THE TANK IS METAL, PAINTED ALUMINUM COLOR AND MOUNTED ATOP A FOUR LEGGED TOWER. THE HEIGHT OF THE TANK IS APPROXIMATELY 100 FEET.

Control Text

  • The horizontal coordinates were established by classical geodetic methods and adjusted by the National Geodetic Survey in January 1993.
  • The Laplace correction was computed from DEFLEC99 derived deflections.
  • The geoid height was determined by GEOID99.

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