2003-02-08

GU1072 - 274.560 USGS

County: MADERA
State: CALIFORNIA

PUBLISHED DATA
Lat: 36° 57.517
Long: 120° 03.783
Alt: 276.5
Designation: 274.560 USGS
Marker Type: survey disk
Setting: massive structures
Stability: Probably hold position/elevation well.

Documented History (by the NGS)
1/1/1901 by USGS (MONUMENTED)

1/1/1957 by NGS (GOOD)
DESCRIBED BY NATIONAL GEODETIC SURVEY 1957 AT MADERA. AT MADERA, IN R17E T11S, IN THE SOUTHEAST QUARTER OF SECTION 24, ALONG WEST YOSEMITE AVENUE, BETWEEN H AND G STREETS, AT THE MADERA COUNTY COURTHOUSE, SET VERTICALLY IN THE NORTHEAST GRANITE BLOCK WALL, 4.8 FEET SOUTHWEST OF THE NORTH CORNER OF THE BUILDING, AND 2.5 FEET ABOVE THE GROUND.

1/1/1958 by NGS (GOOD)
RECOVERY NOTE BY NATIONAL GEODETIC SURVEY 1958 RECOVERED IN GOOD CONDITION.


FOUND DATA
Lat: 36° 57.597
Long: 120° 03.704
Alt: NA

Found it at 12:00, 08 February 2003. Found it as described and in very good condition. The building is no longer in use as a courthouse but is now a historical site, placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1971. Benchmark GU1072 is mounted on the northwest face of the building at the northerly corner.

WGS84 coordinates found by 4.5 minute occupation with 4 strong satellites and 1 intermittent WAAS satellite

Benchmark detail.


The southerly side of the old Madera County Courthouse. Benchmark GU1072 is located on the opposite (northerly) corner of the building. The cupola and spire of the Courthouse is also listed in with the NGS as a triangulation station, PID GU3368.


Benchmark detail.


The benchmark near the northerly cornerstone of the old courthouse.


The benchmark near the northerly cornerstone of the old courthouse.


The northerly corner of the old courthouse.

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