2002-08-28

GT1585 - ACADEMY RESET

County: FRESNO
State: CALIFORNIA

PUBLISHED DATA
Lat: 36° 52.400'
Long: 119° 33.417'
Alt: 495.7
Designation: ACADEMY RESET
Marker Type: triangulation station disk
Setting: set into the top of a round concrete monument
Stability: May hold, but of type commonly subject to surface motion.

Documented History (by the NGS)
1/1/1970 by NGS (MONUMENTED)
DESCRIBED BY NATIONAL GEODETIC SURVEY 1970 (LFS) THE SURFACE STATION MARK WAS RECOVERED BROKEN OFF AT GROUND LEVEL. THE UNDERGROUND-STATION MARK WAS RECOVERED IN GOOD CONDITION, OCCUPIED FOR HORIZONTAL CONTROL CHECK, THENCE A NEW SURFACE MONUMENT WAS ESTABLISHED. REFERENCE MARK 1 AND THE AZIMUTH MARK WERE RECOVERED IN GOOD CONDITION, AND AS DESCRIBED IN 1950. BENCH MARK E 803 (R.M. 2) WAS RECOVERED IN GOOD CONDITION, BUT HAS BEEN TILTED, BY ROAD EQUIPMENT, TO THE NORTHEAST. THE MARK IS SOUND AND SOLID IN THE GROUND. VERTICAL CONTROL WAS RE-ESTABLISHED, AT THIS TIME, TO THE BENCH MARK AND THE NEW SURFACE STATION MARK. THE STATION IS LOCATED ABOUT 15-1/2 MILES NORTHEAST OF FRESNO, 9 MILES NORTHEAST OF CLOVIS, 1.3 MILES SOUTHWEST OF THE ACADEMY POST OFFICE, AND AT THE JUNCTION OF STATE HIGHWAY 168 AND ACADEMY ROAD. THE STATION IS MARKED BY STANDARD DISKS, NOTE 1A 7A.

THE UNDERGROUND MARK IS STAMPED ACADEMY 1950.

THE SURFACE-STATION DISK IS STAMPED ACADEMY 1950 1970 B.M. RESET. IT IS LOCATED WITHIN THE NORTHWEST RIGHT-OF-WAY OF STATE HIGHWAY 168, 70.5 FEET NORTH-NORTHEAST OF THE CENTER OF THE T-INTERSECTION OF THE HIGHWAY AND ACADEMY ROAD, 27.5 FEET NORTHWEST OF THE CENTER OF THE HIGHWAY, 5.2 FEET NORTHEAST OF THE NORTH SUPPORTING LEG OF A HIGHWAY SIGN READING, SANGER 12 KINGSBURG 26, 2.5 FEET SOUTHEAST OF THE NORTHWEST HIGHWAY RIGHT-OF-WAY FENCE, AND 1.5 FEET WEST OF A METAL WITNESS POST WITH SIGN ATTACHED.

REFERENCE MARK 1, A STANDARD C AND GS DISK, IS STAMPED ACADEMY NO 1 1950. IT IS SET IN THE TOP OF A CONCRETE MONUMENT, NOTE 11A, PROJECTING 2 INCHES ABOVE THE GROUND SURFACE AND IS 30.0 FEET SOUTHEAST OF THE CENTER OF THE HIGHWAY AND 1.0 FOOT NORTHWEST OF THE SOUTHEAST HIGHWAY RIGHT-OF-WAY FENCE.

BENCH MARK E 803, USED AS REFERENCE MARK 2, IS A STANDARD C AND GS DISK, STAMPED E 803 1947, SET IN THE TOP OF A CONCRETE POST THAT PROJECTS 5 INCHES ABOVE THE GROUND SURFACE. IT IS 30.0 FEET NORTHWEST OF THE CENTER OF THE HIGHWAY, 1.8 FEET NORTH-NORTHEAST OF A 4 X 4 INCHES SQUARE WOODEN WITNESS POST, AND 1.2 FEET SOUTHEAST OF THE NORTHWEST HIGHWAY RIGHT-OF-WAY FENCE.

THE AZIMUTH MARK IS A STANDARD C AND GS DISK, STAMPED ACADEMY 1950, SET IN THE TOP OF A CONCRETE MONUMENT, NOTE 16B, AND PROJECTS 3 INCHES ABOVE THE GROUND SURFACE. IT IS 0.3 MILE EAST OF THE STATION, 29.0 FEET SOUTHEAST OF THE CENTER OF THE HIGHWAY, 2.8 FEET SOUTHEAST OF A TELEPHONE POLE, AND 1.7 FEET NORTHWEST OF THE SOUTHEAST HIGHWAY FENCE.

1/1/1972 by NGS (GOOD)
RECOVERY NOTE BY NATIONAL GEODETIC SURVEY 1972 1.4 MI SW FROM ACADEMY. 1.4 MILES SOUTHWEST ALONG STATE HIGHWAY 168 FROM THE JUNCTION OF MADSEN AVENUE AT ACADEMY, AT THE Y JUNCTION OF ACADEMY AVENUE SOUTH, 27 1/2 FEET NORTHWEST OF THE CENTER LINE OF THE HIGHWAY, 36 FEET NORTHEAST OF THE EXTENDED CENTER LINE OF THE AVENUE, 35.4 FEET NORTHEAST OF BENCH MARK E 803, 5.5 FEET NORTH OF THE NORTHWEST POST SUPPORTING A SANGER 12 KINGSBURG SIGN, 120 FEET SOUTHWEST OF A TELEPHONE POLE, 78 FEET NORTHEAST OF A FENCE CORNER, 2.6 FEET SOUTHEAST OF A FENCE, 2.0 FEET WEST OF A WITNESS POST, ABOUT LEVEL WITH THE HIGHWAY, AND SET IN THE TOP OF A CONCRETE POST PROJECTING 0.3 FOOT ABOVE THE GROUND. SEC 22, T 12 S, R 22 E.


FOUND DATA
Lat: 36° 52.441'
Long: 119° 33.435'
Alt: NA

Found it at 18:10, 28 August 2002. Found it as described. New coordinates found by 3 minute occupation with 6 strong satellites and 1 WAAS satellite.

Close-up of the cap & GPSr.


View to the Northwest of the cap and marker.

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