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Details for Benchmark: MC1361

N 41° 04.502 W 083° 38.984 (NAD 83)

Altitude: 829.34

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

Location:
In HANCOCK county, OH View Original Datasheet
Designation:
FINDLAY
Marker Type:
survey disk
Setting:
set into the top of a round concrete monument
Stability:
May hold, but of type commonly subject to surface motion.

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Adding a satellite view of this benchmark and its two nearest reference marks.

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Much like Fusion, I had to dig a little to find this one

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photoA little dirty...

Station found as described in useable condition. Had to dig a bit in a few spots to find it, completely covered.

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Station recovered as described in the 1993 recovery, in fair condition. The station disc has some damage to it, but is useable. RM3 recovered. RM4 recovered. RM2 location found, but station not recovered.

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Nice easy find just down the road.

Documented History (by the NGS)

01/01/1943 by CGS (MONUMENTED)
DESCRIBED BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1943 (APR) STATION IS LOCATED IN N FINDLAY AT THE NE ANGLE OF THE INTERSECTION OF BELL AND N MAIN STREETS. THE MARK IS IN THE SW CORNER OF AN ORCHARD, 51 FEET E OF THE CENTER LINE OF N MAIN STREET (U.S. HIGHWAY 25), 26 FEET N OF AN E-W FENCE, 6 FEET NE OF A STANDARD REFERENCE POST AND 4.0 FEET E OF A N-S FENCE. THE DISK IS STAMPED FINDLAY 1943 AND IS SET FLUSH WITH THE SURFACE OF THE GROUND. SURFACE, UNDERGROUND, REFERENCE AND AZIMUTH MARKS ARE BRONZE DISKS SET IN CONCRETE. REFERENCE MARK 1 IS 130.58 FEET E OF THE STATION. IT IS IN THE E-W FENCELINE AND 18.0 FEET N OF THE CENTER LINE OF BELL STREET. THE DISK IS STAMPED FINDLAY NO 1 1943. REFERENCE MARK 2 IS 134.14 FEET SW OF THE STATION ON THE W SIDE OF N MAIN STREET. IT IS BETWEEN THE CURB AND A BRICK PILLAR WHICH MARKS A PROPERTY LINE. THE DISK IS STAMPED FINDLAY NO 2 1943. NO SUITABLE SITE WAS AVAILABLE FOR AN AZIMUTH MARK. TO REACH THE STATION FROM THE COURTHOUSE IN CENTRAL FINDLAY, GO N ON MAIN STREET TO BELL STREET (ABOUT 1.5 MILES) AND THE STATION ON THE RIGHT AS DESCRIBED. HEIGHT OF LIGHT ABOVE STATION MARK - 34 METERS.
01/01/1943 by CGS (GOOD)
RECOVERY NOTE BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1943 RECOVERED IN GOOD CONDITION.
01/01/1954 by PAS (SEE DESCRIPTION)
RECOVERY NOTE BY PARK AERIAL SURVEYS INCORPORATED 1954 (EB) STATION STAMPED FINDLAY 1943 RECOVERED IN EXCELLENT CONDITION. IT IS IN FINDLAY, 51 FT. E OF THE CENTERLINE OF NORTH MAIN STREET (U.S. HIGHWAYS 25 AND 68), 54 FT. N OF THE CENTERLINE OF BELL STREET, 69 FT. S OF A 60-IN. ELM TREE, 5.4 FT. E OF THE E EDGE OF A N-S SIDEWALK, AND 29.0 FT. N OF THE N EDGE OF AN E-W SIDEWALK. MARK IS ABOUT 2 IN. BELOW THE SURFACE OF THE GROUND. THE ORCHARD, N-S FENCE, AND E-W FENCE MENTIONED IN THE ORIGINAL DESCRIPTION NO LONGER REMAIN, AND WHERE THE ORCHARD STOOD IS NOW A LAWN.
01/01/1968 by CGS (GOOD)
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
07/13/1993 by NGS (GOOD)
RECOVERY NOTE BY NATIONAL GEODETIC SURVEY 1993 IN FINDLAY, AT THE INTERSECTION OF MAIN STREET AND BELL AVENUE, 16.7 M (54.8 FT) NORTH OF THE CENTER OF THE AVENUE, 15.3 M (50.2 FT) EAST OF THE CENTERLINE OF THE STREET, 9.1 M (29.9 FT) SOUTHEAST OF A UTILITY POLE, 4.1 M (13.5 FT) NORTH-NORTHEAST OF A FENCE CORNER WITH A SIGN ATTACHED (THE JUDSON PALMER HOME), AND THE MONUMENT IS RECESSED 0.15 M (0.49 FT) BELOW THE GROUND SURFACE. NOTE--THE MARK IS ON PROPERTY OWNED BY THE JUDSON PALMER HOME, 2911 NORTH MAIN STREET, FINDLAY, OHIO 45840, TELEPHONE NUMBER (419) 422-9656.
09/22/1994 by OH-063 (GOOD)
RECOVERY NOTE BY HANCOCK COUNTY OHIO 1994 (TM) RECOVERED AS DESCRIBED.

Control Text

  • The horizontal coordinates were established by GPS observations and adjusted by the National Geodetic Survey in April 1998.
  • The orthometric height was determined by differential leveling and adjusted by the National Geodetic Survey in January 1994.
  • The X, Y, and Z were computed from the position and the ellipsoidal ht.
  • The Laplace correction was computed from DEFLEC99 derived deflections.
  • The ellipsoidal height was determined by GPS observations and is referenced to NAD 83.
  • 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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