2002-08-28

GT1654 - X 803

County: FRESNO
State: CALIFORNIA

PUBLISHED DATA
Lat: 36° 52.850
Long: 119° 32.850
Alt: 518.3
Designation: X 803
Marker Type: bench mark 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)
1/1/1947 by CGS (MONUMENTED)

1/1/1972 by NGS (GOOD)
DESCRIBED BY NATIONAL GEODETIC SURVEY 1972 0.6 MI SW FROM ACADEMY. 0.65 MILE SOUTHWEST ALONG STATE HIGHWAY 168 FROM THE JUNCTION OF MADSEN AVENUE AT ACADEMY, AT THE JUNCTION OF MENDOCINO AVENUE NORTH TO ACADEMY CEMETERY, 37.5 FEET NORTHWEST OF THE CENTER LINE OF THE HIGHWAY, 28 FEET EAST OF THE CENTER LINE OF THE AVENUE, 61 1/2 FEET NORTHWEST AND ACROSS THE HIGHWAY FROM A POWER POLE, 5 1/2 FEET NORTHEAST OF A FENCE CORNER POST, 1.2 FEET SOUTHEAST OF A FENCE, 1.6 FEET SOUTHEAST OF A WITNESS POST, ABOUT 1/2 FOOT LOWER THAN THE HIGHWAY, AND SET IN THE TOP OF A CONCRETE POST PROJECTING 0.4 FOOT ABOVE THE GROUND. SEC 14, T 12 S, R 22 E.


FOUND DATA
Lat: 36° 52.896
Long: 119° 32.868
Alt: NA

Found it at 19:00, 28 August 2002. Found it mostly as described. Cap was flush with ground and covered with dirt. Mark 'X 803' was difficult to read due to minor damage to cap. New coordinates found by 5 minute occupation with 8 strong satellites and 1 intermitent WAAS satellite.

Close-up of cap & GPSr.


View to the Northwest showing cap, GPSr, witness post, and location signs.

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