2002-08-28

GT1583 - J 1233

County: FRESNO
State: CALIFORNIA

PUBLISHED DATA
Lat: 36° 52.005'
Long: 119° 33.688'
Alt: 494
Designation: J 1233
Marker Type: bench mark disk
Setting: in rock outcrop
Stability: Most reliable and expected to hold position/elevation well.

Documented History (by the NGS)
1/1/1972 by CGS (MONUMENTED)
DESCRIBED BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1972 2.2 MI SW FROM ACADEMY. 1.4 MILES SOUTHWEST ALONG STATE HIGHWAY 168 FROM THE JUNCTION OF MADSEN AVENUE AT ACADEMY, THENCE 0.5 MILE SOUTH ALONG ACADEMY AVENUE, THENCE 0.25 MILE WEST ALONG SHEPHERD AVENUE, AT A POINT WHERE THE AVENUE CURVES AROUND THE NORTH SIDE OF A ROCKY HILL, IN THE TOP OF A 9- BY 6-FOOT BOULDER PROJECTING ABOUT 1 FOOT ABOVE THE GROUND, 100 FEET SOUTHWEST OF THE CENTER LINE OF THE AVENUE, 69 FEET WEST OF A POWER POLE BEARING A TRANSFORMER, 57.6 FEET NORTH OF A FENCE, 2.3 FEET WEST OF A WITNESS POST, AND ABOUT 6 FEET HIGHER THAN THE AVENUE. SEC 22, T 12 S, R 22 E.

6/2/1993 by CADT (GOOD)
RECOVERY NOTE BY CALTRANS 1993 (MM) THE STATION WAS RECOVERED. A COMPLETE NEW DESCRIPTION FOLLOWS. THE STATION IS LOCATED NEAR THE INTERSECTION OF STATE HIGHWAY 168 (TOLL HOUSE ROAD) AND ACADEMY AVENUE, ABOUT 16 MI (25.7 KM) NORTHEAST OF FRESNO, 12 MI (19.3 KM) NORTH OF SANGER AND 9 MI (14.5 KM) NORTHEAST OF CLOVIS. TO REACH THE STATION FROM THE INTERSECTION OF STATE HIGHWAY 180 (KINGS CANYON ROAD) AND ACADEMY AVENUE, ABOUT 2 MI (3.2 KM) NORTH OF SANGER, GO NORTH ON ACADEMY AVENUE FOR 4.95 MI (7.97 KM) TO THE INTERSECTION WITH SHAW AVENUE. CONTINUE NORTH ON ACADEMY AVENUE FOR 4.0 MI (6.4 KM) TO THE INTERSECTION WITH SHEPHERD AVENUE. TURN LEFT AND GO WEST ON SHEPHERD AVENUE FOR 0.25 MI (0.40 KM) TO THE STATION ON THE LEFT IN LARGE ROCK OUTCROP. THE STATION IS SET IN A TRIANGULAR SECTION OF BEDROCK, ABOUT 103 FT (31.4 M) SOUTH OF THE CENTERLINE OF SHEPHERD AVENUE, 65.5 FT (20.0 M) WEST OF POWER LINE POLE 7/13, 55.6 FT (16.9 M) NORTH OF A BARBED WIRE FENCE, 40 FT (12.2 M) NORTH OF A DIRT ACCESS ROAD, 2.0 FT (0.6 M) WEST OF A METAL WITNESS POST AND ABOUT 4 FT (1.2 M) HIGHER THAN SHEPHERD AVENUE. THE STATION WAS OCCUPIED AS PART OF A CALIFORNIA HPGN DENSIFICATION SURVEY.


FOUND DATA
Lat: 36° 52.006'
Long: 119° 33.960
Alt: NA

Found it at 18:00, 28 August 2002. Found it as described. Recent surveys completed in area and area around bench cleared and easily accessible. New coordinates found by 6 minute occupation with 6-7 strong satellites and 1 intermittent WAAS satellite.

Close-up of the cap & GPSr.


A view to the Northwest. (The cap and GPSr can be seen in the lower middle of the picture.)

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