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Details for Benchmark: JW1718

N 39° 41.117 W 079° 14.550 (NAD 83)

Altitude: 2727.46

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

Location:
In GARRETT county, MD View Original Datasheet
Designation:
SHA 224
Marker Type:
survey disk
Setting:
mat foundation, concrete slab, etc.
Stability:
May hold, but of type commonly subject to surface motion.

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Found it with my dad.

Found in good conditon at N39 41.052 W079 14.478 with 15 accuracy.

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The mark is in good condition at N 39° 41.052 W 079° 14.478.

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photoJW1718 - Looking S from mark
photoJW1718 - Looking E from mark
photoJW1718 - Looking N from mark
photoJW1718(SHA 224) - Garrett County MD

Documented History (by the NGS)

01/01/1992 by MDSHA (MONUMENTED)
DESCRIBED BY MARYLAND DOT HIGHWAY ADMINISTRATION 1992 THE MARKER IS LOCATED ABOUT 0.7 MI (1.1 KM) SOUTH-SOUTHEAST OF KEYSERS RIDGE, 4.7 MI (7.6 KM) WEST OF GRANTSVILLE, AND 5.6 MI (9.0 KM) NORTHEAST OF ACCIDENT. IT IS LOCATED ON INTERSTATE HIGHWAY 68 RIGHT-OF-WAY. TO REACH FROM A POINT WHERE STATE HIGHWAY 495 CROSSES OVER INTERSTATE HIGHWAY 68 NEAR GRANTSVILLE, GO WEST ON INTERSTATE HIGHWAY 68 FOR 4.7 MI (7.6 KM) TO THE MARKER ON THE RIGHT. THE POINT IS MARKED WITH A MARYLAND STATE HIGHWAY ADMINISTRATION SURVEY DISK, CEMENTED IN A DRILL HOLE IN THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF A 4.0 FT (1.2 M) X 4.0 FT (1.2 M) CONCRETE BASE FOR AN OVERHEAD SIGN MARKING EXIT 14B, U.S. HIGHWAY 40 WEST TO UNIONTOWN, PENNSYLVANIA, EXIT 14A AND U.S.HIGHWAY 219 TO OAKLAND. IT IS 34.5 FT (10.5 M) NORTHEAST OF THE CENTER OF THE WESTBOUND LANE OF INTERSTATE HIGHWAY 68, 79.5 FT (24.2 M) SOUTHEAST OF A OVERHEAD HIGHWAY LIGHT POLE NUMBERED 3A 205, AND 3.0 FT (0.9 M) NORTHEAST OF A METAL GUARDRAIL.

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 April 1995.
  • 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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