2003-06-12

GU1259 - V 513

County: FRESNO
State: CALIFORNIA

PUBLISHED DATA
Lat: 36° 29.067
Long: 120° 00.367
Alt: 202.4
Designation: V 513
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)
1/1/1955 by CGS (MONUMENTED)
DESCRIBED BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1955 1.2 MI SW FROM BURREL. 1.2 MILES SOUTHWEST ALONG WEST ELKHORN AVENUE FROM THE POST OFFICE AT BURREL, AT THE SOUTHWEST END OF THE CONCRETE TRUSS BRIDGE OVER FRESNO SLOUGH, IN THE TOP OF THE NORTHEAST END OF THE NORTHWEST CONCRETE RETAINING WALL, 13.2 FEET NORTHWEST OF THE CENTER LINE OF THE AVENUE, 1.1 FEET SOUTHWEST OF THE SOUTHWEST SIDE OF THE SOUTHWEST ONE OF TWO CONCRETE GUARD POSTS, ABOUT 1 FOOT LOWER THAN THE AVENUE, AND FLUSH WITH THE GROUND.

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


FOUND DATA
Lat: 36° 29.107
Long: 120° 00.318
Alt: NA

Found it at 15:25, 12 June 2003. Found it as described and in good condition. The bridge is no longer in use but can be easily accessed.

Original coordinates (NAD83) were located about 0.06 miles (northeasterly) when in WGS84 mode. WGS84 coordinates found by 2 minute occupation with 9 strong satellites and 2 WAAS satellites.

Benchmark detail.


The benchmark and the GPSr.


The benchmark and the GPSr.


The end of the guardrail. The benchmark can be seen at the foot of it.


A northeasterly view across the old bridge. The benchmark is at set in the concrete for the guardrail footing at the left side of the image.


A northerly view towards the old bridge. (The new bridge is behind it.) The benchmark is at set in the concrete for the guardrail footing at the left side of the image.

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