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Details for Benchmark: MB2610

N 41° 09.059 W 081° 20.306 (NAD 83)

Altitude: 0

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

Location:
In PORTAGE county, OH View Original Datasheet
Designation:
KENT KSU RAD STA WKSU MAST
Marker Type:
NGS Benchmark
Setting:
setting not listed - see description
Stability:
Mark of questionable or unknown stability.

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Measurements fall at the door of Centennial Court F, student housing at Kent State University. The cell tower about 200 feet to the east does not fit the description of the mark.

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photoMB2610(KENT KSU RAD STA WKSU MAST) site
The former site of the WKSU mast.

I see this all the time.

Documented History (by the NGS)

01/01/1977 by NGS (MONUMENTED)
DESCRIBED BY NATIONAL GEODETIC SURVEY 1977 (JRS) THE STATION IS THE LIGHT TOP CENTER OF THE KENT, KENT STATE UNIVERSITY RADIO STATION WKSU MAST. IT IS A GUYED MAST, THE WEST ONE AND TALLEST ONE OF TWO, PAINTED IN ALTERNATE SECTIONS OF RED AND WHITE AND APPROXIMATELY 200 FEET HIGH. IT IS LOCATED ABOUT 0.6 MILE SOUTHEAST OF THE CENTER OF KENT, ON THE GROUNDS OF KENT STATE UNIVERSITY, 300 FEET NORTH OF TRI-TOWERS, AND 60 FEET SOUTH OF THE CENTERLINE OF DIETZ DRIVE. DESCRIBED BY D.C. FRAZIER, TYPED BY B.R. LEWIS.

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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