Lat: 36° 37.790
Long: 119° 40.539
Designation: FOWLER MUNICIPAL TANK
Marker Type: NGS Benchmark
Setting: setting not listed - see description
Documented History (by the NGS)
1/1/1944 by CGS (MONUMENTED)
DESCRIBED BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1944 (JCS) STATION IS LOCATED IN THE S EDGE OF THE TOWN OF FOWLER, 150 FEET N OF CENTER LINE OF FRESNO STREET AND 150 FEET E OF THE CENTER LINE OF FOURTH STREET. IT IS A SILVER-COLORED, ELEVATED, STEEL WATER TANK ABOUT 90 FEET HIGH. ITS APEX WAS THE POINT OF INTERSECTION. NOTE--TANK WAS NOT LOCATED IN 1944.
1/1/1961 by CGS (MONUMENTED)
RECOVERY NOTE BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1961 (OSR) STATION RECOVERED AS DESCRIBED BY J.C.S. IN 1944.
Lat: 36° 37.760
Long: 119° 40.529
Found it at 12:45, 21 December 2002. Found it as described and in good condition.
WGS84 coordinates found by 3 minute occupation with 8 strong satellites and 1 WAAS satellite in the street adjacent to the tank.