2002-12-21

GT1979 - ARMONA MUNICIPAL TANK

County: KINGS
State: CALIFORNIA

PUBLISHED DATA
Lat: 36° 18.876
Long: 119° 42.568
Alt: 0
Designation: ARMONA MUNICIPAL TANK
Marker Type: NGS Benchmark
Setting: setting not listed - see description
Stability:

Documented History (by the NGS)
1/1/1944 by CGS (MONUMENTED)
DESCRIBED BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1944 (JCS) STATION IS LOCATED IN THE CENTER OF THE TOWN OF ARMONA, 150 FEET N OF THE CENTER LINE OF WALNUT STREET, AND 135 FEET W OF THE CENTER LINE OF LAKE AVENUE. IT IS A SILVER-COLORED, ELEVATED, STEEL WATER TANK ABOUT 90 FEET HIGH. ITS APEX WAS THE POINT OF INTERSECTION.


FOUND DATA
Lat: 36° 18.888
Long: 119° 42.549
Alt: NA

Found it at 18:00, 21 December 2002. Found it as described and in good condition. Located behind the Armona Community Services District office at 10956 Lake Avenue.

WGS84 coordinates found by 4 minute occupation with 7 strong satellites and 1 WAAS satellite in the office driveway.

The Armona Municipal Tank. It is now used primarily as a communications tower. (Photo by Falstaff.)


The Armona Community Services District Office. The tank stands behind it.

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