2002-12-21

GT0978 - D 1229

County: KINGS
State: CALIFORNIA

PUBLISHED DATA
Lat: 36° 15.333
Long: 119° 52.133
Alt: 209.6
Designation: D 1229
Marker Type: bench mark disk
Setting: light structures
Stability: Mark of questionable or unknown stability.

Documented History (by the NGS)
1/1/1972 by NGS (MONUMENTED)
DESCRIBED BY NATIONAL GEODETIC SURVEY 1972 5.2 MI W FROM LEMOORE. 5.2 MILES WEST ALONG STATE HIGHWAY 198 FROM THE LEMOORE HIGH SCHOOL STADIUM AT LEMOORE, 0.5 MILE EAST OF BENCH MARK Y 961, 0.5 MILE WEST OF BENCH MARK G 808, AT THE CROSSING OF A STEEL TOWER POWER TRANSMISSION LINE, IN THE TOP OF THE CONCRETE BASE OF THE NORTHWEST STEEL LEG OF TOWER 16-70, 0.8 FOOT NORTH OF THE LEG, 76 FEET SOUTH OF THE CENTER LINE OF THE SOUTH LANES OF THE HIGHWAY, 150 FEET EAST OF THE SOUTHEAST CORNER OF AVENAL CUT-OFF ROAD OVERPASS 45-59, 30 FEET NORTH OF THE CENTER LINE OF AN ABANDONED ASPHALT ROAD WHICH IS UNDER THE TOWERS, ABOUT 4 FEET LOWER THAN THE HIGHWAY, AND 1 FOOT ABOVE THE GROUND. SECTION 25, T19S, R 19E

FOUND DATA
Lat: 36° 15.330
Long: 119° 52.139
Alt: NA

Found it at 15:40, 21 December 2002. Found it as described and in good condition.

WGS84 coordinates found by 3 minute occupation with 7 strong satellites and 2 WAAS satellites.

Benchmark detail.


The brass cap, GPSr, and the base of the northwest leg of the tower.


The brass cap, GPSr, and the base of the northwest leg of the tower.


The leg of the tower along the State Route 198 right-of-way fence.


The base of the tower and the old road. State Route 198 can be seen at the left of the photo (north of the tower).

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