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Details for Benchmark: MF0872

N 41° 00.733 W 089° 02.850 (NAD 83)

Altitude: 721.7

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

Location:
In MARSHALL county, IL View Original Datasheet
Designation:
U 29 RESET 1964
Marker Type:
bench mark disk
Setting:
massive structures
Stability:
Probably hold position/elevation well.

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N 41° 00.750 W 089° 02.944

Found as described.

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Found along with 8 others while missing 15 or 20 that had been destroyed or vandalized.

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found

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Documented History (by the NGS)

1/1/1964 by CGS (MONUMENTED)
DESCRIBED BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1964 4.7 MI E FROM TOLUCA. ABOUT 4.7 MILES EAST ALONG THE ATCHINSON, TOPEKA AND SANTA FE RAILWAY FROM THE STATION AT TOLUCA, 0.1 MILE WEST OF OVERPASS OVER THE ILLINOIS CENTRAL RAILWAY, IN THE TOP OF THE NORTH END OF THE BACKWALL OF THE NEW WEST CONCRETE ABUTMENT OF THE RAILWAY OVERPASS OVER U.S. HIGHWAY 51, 6.25 FEET NORTH OF THE NORTH RAIL OF THE WEST BOUND TRACK.
11/7/1998 by USPSQD (GOOD)
RECOVERY NOTE BY US POWER SQUADRON 1998 RECOVERED IN GOOD CONDITION.

Control Text

  • The horizontal coordinates were scaled from a topographic map and have an estimated accuracy of +/- 6 seconds.
  • The NAVD 88 height was computed by applying the VERTCON shift value to the NGVD 29 height (displayed under SUPERSEDED SURVEY CONTROL.) The vertical order pertains to the superseded datum.
  • The geoid height was determined by GEOID99.

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