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Details for Benchmark: JK0732

N 38° 52.217 W 105° 40.033 (NAD 83)

Altitude: 9231.87

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

Location:
In PARK county, CO View Original Datasheet
Designation:
X 288
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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found today with 2/3 Marine

Found as described in good condition.

[Photos:]
photoJK0732 X 288

Documented History (by the NGS)

01/01/1951 by CGS (MONUMENTED)
DESCRIBED BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1951 14 MI NW FROM GUFFEY. 1.4 MILES SOUTH ALONG A GRAVELED ROAD FROM THE POST OFFICE AT GUFFEY, THENCE 12.65 MILES NORTHWEST ALONG STATE HIGHWAY 9, 180 FEET NORTHEAST OF THE CENTER OF A JUNCTION WITH A TRACK ROAD LEADING SOUTHWEST, 170 FEET EAST OF THE NORTHEAST A CORNER OF A SMALL WOODEN BRIDGE, 150 FEET NORTHEAST OF THE CENTERLINE OF THE HIGHWAY, 130 FEET SOUTHEAST OF THE SOUTHEAST EDGE OF A SMALL DITCH, 3 FT. NORTH OF A WITNESS POST, SET IN THE TOP OF A CONCRETE POST WHICH PROJECTS 0.8 FOOT ABOVE THE GROUND.

Control Text

  • The horizontal coordinates were scaled from a topographic map and have an estimated accuracy of +/- 6 seconds.
  • The orthometric height was determined by differential leveling and adjusted by the National Geodetic Survey in June 1991.
  • The geoid height was determined by GEOID99.
  • The dynamic height is computed by dividing the NAVD 88 geopotential number by the normal gravity value computed on the Geodetic Reference System of 1980 (GRS 80) ellipsoid at 45 degrees latitude (G = 980.6199 gals.).
  • The modeled gravity was interpolated from observed gravity values.

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