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Details for Benchmark: KV4693

N 40° 44.586 W 074° 10.126 (NAD 83)

Altitude: 0

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

Location:
In ESSEX county, NJ View Original Datasheet
Designation:
NEWARK N J BELL TELE BLDG FLAG
Marker Type:
flagpole
Setting:
setting not listed - see description
Stability:

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Found it.® Benchmarking with Harry.

Building is now Verizon. Found by description and coordinates.

[Photos:]
photoKV4693
photoKV4693 with GPS

Documented History (by the NGS)

01/01/1933 by CGS (FIRST OBSERVED)
DESCRIBED BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1933 (RWW) THE FLAGPOLE ON THE W SIDE OF THE PASSAIC RIVER, IN NEWARK ON THE E SIDE OF AND AT 540 BROAD STREET BETWEEN BRIDGE AND LOMBARD STREETS, ATOP THE NEW JERSEY BELL TELEPHONE BUILDING (A LARGE, 21-STORY, YELLOW BRICK OFFICE BUILDING). IT IS A WHITE FLAGPOLE APPROXIMATELY 50 FEET HIGH. THE STATION IS THE BASE OF THE FLAGPOLE, APPROXIMATELY 275 FEET ABOVE GROUND.

Control Text

  • The horizontal coordinates were established by classical geodetic methods and adjusted by the National Geodetic Survey in September 1999.
  • The Laplace correction was computed from DEFLEC99 derived deflections.
  • The geoid height was determined by GEOID99.

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