2002-11-27

GT2035 - FRESNO STATE COLLEGE TANK

County: FRESNO
State: CALIFORNIA

PUBLISHED DATA
Lat: 36° 48.911
Long: 119° 44.884
Alt: 0
Designation: FRESNO STATE COLLEGE TANK
Marker Type: NGS Benchmark
Setting: setting not listed - see description
Stability:

FOUND DATA
Lat: 36° 48.937
Long: 119° 44.898
Alt: NA

Found it at 16:30, 27 November 2002. Found it as described with the exception of the paint scheme. It now sports the school logo & crest.

A position near the water tower could not be occupied and the listed coordinates are about 130 feet north of the tower in front of the university police station. (The tower is directly south of the station.) WGS84 coordinates found by 4 minute occupation with 6 strong satellites and 1 intermitent WAAS satellite.

The water tower as seen from the north.


The water tower from the southwest as seen between two of the plant operations buildings.


The water tower as seen from the east at sunset.


A view of the California State University Fresno ag fields with the campus and the water tower in the distance, about 0.4 mile. View to the southeast.

2002-11-23

HR0678 - F 248

County: MADERA
State: CALIFORNIA

PUBLISHED DATA
Lat: 37° 03.200
Long: 119° 54.750
Alt: 381.6
Designation: F 248
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.

FOUND DATA
Lat: 37° 03.239
Long: 119° 54.730
Alt: NA

Found it at 14:20, 23 November 2002. Found it as described and in good condition.

WGS84 coordinates found by 5 minute occupation with 7 strong satellites and 1 WAAS satellite.

The witness posts and the GPSr.


The witness posts and the cap. The letters 'USBM' can clearly be seen (etched in relief) on the wood post.


The witness posts and the GPSr.


The benchmark.


The view northeasterly.


The view southwesterly down Road 400.