Lat: 36° 57.617
Long: 120° 03.401
Designation: MADERA MUNICIPAL TANK
Marker Type: NGS Benchmark
Setting: setting not listed - see description
Documented History (by the NGS)
1/1/1943 by CGS (MONUMENTED)
DESCRIBED BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1943 (JCS) THIS INTERSECTION STATION IS THE APEX OF THE MADERA MUNICIPAL WATERWORKS TANK IN MADERA. THE TANK IS ELEVATED, ABOUT 110 FEET HIGH, AND PAINTED SILVER. IT IS ABOUT 50 YARDS SW OF SOUTH D STREET AND 20 YARDS SE OF AN EXTENSION OF SEVENTH STREET, WHICH DOES NOT CONTINUE THROUGH. INTERSECTED FROM MADERA, EL PECO, BERENDA.
Lat: 36° 57.612
Long: 120° 03.394
Found it at 13:00, 08 February 2003. Found it as described and in good condition. It is now painted white and has 'MADERA' painted in large black letters on the side. It is still in use.
WGS84 coordinates found by 4 minute occupation about 60 from the base of the structure, with 7 strong satellites and 2 WAAS satellites.