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Details for Benchmark: KV4709

N 40° 44.888 W 074° 10.254 (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:
HOUSE OF PRAYER SPIRE
Marker Type:
spire
Setting:
setting not listed - see description
Stability:

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On a Geocaching trip and observing "Benchmarks" as we go.
Old Professor - Tipton, Mo.

Found while visiting the city. I thought that the beautiful tower at the train station would be the benchmark. I spied the church spire behind it, across the tracks.

[Photos:]
photoKV4709 House of Worship Spire
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Found it.® Benchmarking with Harry.

Anglican Episcopalian House of Prayer, on Broadway at State Street. Photos from the Broad Street Station of NJ Transit.

[Photos:]
photoKV4709
photoKV4709 with GPS

Documented History (by the NGS)

01/01/1913 by CGS (FIRST OBSERVED)
NO DESCRIPTIVE TEXT AVAILABLE.
08/24/1994 by USPSQD (GOOD)
NO DESCRIPTIVE TEXT AVAILABLE.

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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