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Details for Benchmark: KY3025

N 40° 47.814 W 080° 07.644 (NAD 83)

Altitude: 0

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

Location:
In BUTLER county, PA View Original Datasheet
Designation:
HARMONY MUNICIPAL TANK
Marker Type:
elevated tank
Setting:
setting not listed - see description
Stability:

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saw this from the virtual cache I came to the area for!

Found while logging the virtual cache.

The tank is GONE.

Found it

Found this one with Levidan as we were geocaching from Lancaster To Erie

Found while driving by geocache.

Benchmark could definitely use some maintenance.

Found this elevated tank still standing but in need of new paint while Geocaching in the area today.

Found this one while caching in the area today. Will get the required benchmark soon to log the cache as well!

Geocaching in the area and discovered this one.

Found this easy one while caching around Zelie.

found it but not in great shape

[Photos:]
photoBenchmark

Found this while in area. Hard to read.

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photoDSCN0354

found it with no prooblem

We found it at the base of the tank and it doesn't look too good. See picture. Needs maintenance.

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photoBM ky3025

Found along w/KY 0220.

Stopped off on way to work. In fairly goog shape but some maintenance would sure help.

not in good condition all rust

The mark is in good condition at the posted coordinates. It is now painted light green. HARMONY 1 (KY0221) is set in the concrete base of the center riser for this tank.

[Photos:]
photoKY3025(HARMONY MUNICIPAL TANK) - Harmony PA
photoKY3025 - Looking E toward mark (distant view)

Documented History (by the NGS)

01/01/1959 by CGS (FIRST OBSERVED)
DESCRIBED BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1959 (JCC) THE STATION IS THE CENTER OF THE HARMONY, MUNICIPAL WATER TANK, LOCATED IN THE SOUTHEAST SECTION OF THE CITY LIMITS OF HARMONY. IT IS A 4 TUBULAR LEGGED STEEL STRUCTURE WITH A DOUBLE ELLIPSOIDAL TANK ON TOP AND A CENTER RISER FROM THE CENTER OF THE TANK TO THE GROUND. THE CENTER RISER IS APPROXIMATELY 12 FEET IN DIAMETER. THE OVERALL HEIGHT OF THE STRUCTURE IS APPROXIMATELY 80 FEET AND IS PAINTED SILVER. A TRAVERSE CONNECTION WAS MADE TO TRIANGULATION STATION HARMONY, DISTANCE BEING 21.87 FEET AND 6.666 METERS (CENTER OF RISER) SOUTHEAST OF STATION HARMONY.

Control Text

  • The horizontal coordinates were established by classical geodetic methods and adjusted by the National Geodetic Survey in April 1998.
  • The Laplace correction was computed from DEFLEC99 derived deflections.
  • The geoid height was determined by GEOID99.

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