2003-02-14

GU1688 - Y 944

County: FRESNO
State: CALIFORNIA

PUBLISHED DATA
Lat: 36° 11.183
Long: 120° 20.767
Alt: 771.1
Designation: Y 944
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.

Documented History (by the NGS)
1/1/1958 by CGS (MONUMENTED)
DESCRIBED BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1958 3.8 MI NE FROM COALINGA. 0.1 MILE SOUTHEAST ALONG FIFTH STREET FROM THE POST OFFICE AT COALINGA, THENCE 3.65 MILES NORTHEAST ALONG STATE HIGHWAYS 33 AND 198, 5.1 MILES SOUTH OF OILFIELDS, IN R15E T20S S16, AT A FENCE CORNER, 35 FEET NORTHWEST OF THE CENTER LINE OF THE HIGHWAY, 3 FEET SOUTHWEST OF A WITNESS POST, ABOUT 1 FOOT HIGHER THAN THE HIGHWAY, AND SET IN THE TOP OF A CONCRETE POST PROJECTING 1/2 FOOT ABOVE THE GROUND.

1/1/1972 by NGS (GOOD)
RECOVERY NOTE BY NATIONAL GEODETIC SURVEY 1972 RECOVERED IN GOOD CONDITION.

1/1/1983 by NGS (GOOD)
RECOVERY NOTE BY NATIONAL GEODETIC SURVEY 1983 THE MARK IS 0.3 M ABOVE THE HIGHWAY. RECOVERED IN GOOD CONDITION. NEW DESCRIPTION FOLLOWS. 6.0 KM (3.75 MI) NORTH ALONG STATE HIGHWAY 33 FROM THE CITY HALL IN COALINGA, 1.15 KM (0.7 MI) SOUTHWEST OF THE Y JUNCTION OF TORNADO AVENUE, 1.05 KM (0.6 MI) NORTHEAST OF THE INTERSECTION OF GALE AVENUE, 10.7 METERS (35 FT) NORTHWEST OF THE HIGHWAY CENTERLINE, 0.9 METER (3 FT) SOUTHWEST OF A FENCE CORNER POST, 0.3 METER (1 FT) SOUTHEAST OF THE RIGHT OF WAY FENCE. THE MARK IS 0.6 METERS NE FROM A WITNESS POST.

1/1/1983 by NGS (GOOD)
RECOVERY NOTE BY NATIONAL GEODETIC SURVEY 1983 RECOVERED IN GOOD CONDITION.

1/1/1984 by USGS (GOOD)
RECOVERY NOTE BY US GEOLOGICAL SURVEY 1984 RECOVERED IN GOOD CONDITION.

1/1/1985 by NGS (GOOD)
RECOVERY NOTE BY NATIONAL GEODETIC SURVEY 1985 RECOVERED IN GOOD CONDITION.

1/1/1987 by NGS (GOOD)
RECOVERY NOTE BY NATIONAL GEODETIC SURVEY 1987 RECOVERED IN GOOD CONDITION.

8/28/1991 by NGS (GOOD)
RECOVERY NOTE BY NATIONAL GEODETIC SURVEY 1991 5.8 KM (3.60 MI) NORTHERLY ALONG STATE HIGHWAY 33 FROM THE CITY HALL IN COALINGA, 1.1 KM (0.70 MI) NORTHEAST OF THE INTERSECTION OF GALE AVENUE, 10.7 M (35.1 FT) NORTHWEST OF THE CENTERLINE OF THE HIGHWAY, 1.0 M (3.3 FT) SOUTH OF A FENCE CORNER, 0.8 M (2.6 FT) NORTHEAST OF A WITNESS POST, 0.5 M (1.6 FT) ABOVE THE LEVEL OF THE HIGHWAY, 0.5 M (1.6 FT) SOUTHEAST OF A FENCE, AND THE MONUMENT IS RECESSED 0.1 M (0.3 FT) BELOW THE GROUND SURFACE.


FOUND DATA
Lat: 36° 11.240
Long: 120° 20.761
Alt: 752

Found it at 17:30, 14 February 2003. Found it as described and in good condition.

WGS84 coordinates found by 2.5 minute occupation with 8 strong satellites and 2 WAAS satellites.

Benchmark detail.


The benchmark and the GPSr.


Profile view of the benchmark and the concrete post. View west.

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