2003-08-15

GU1622 - K 515

County: FRESNO
State: CALIFORNIA

PUBLISHED DATA
Lat: 36° 20.517
Long: 120° 05.117
Alt: 262.5
Designation: K 515
Marker Type: bench mark disk
Setting: light structures
Stability: Mark of questionable or unknown stability.

Documented History (by the NGS)
1/1/1955 by CGS (MONUMENTED)
DESCRIBED BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1955 7 MI S FROM FIVE POINTS. 6.0 MILES SOUTH ALONG LASSEN AVENUE FROM THE FIVE POINT INTERSECTION AT FIVE POINTS, THENCE 1.0 MILE EAST ALONG OAKLAND AVENUE, AT THE COLFAX COMPANY FIRE POINTS RANCH HEADQUARTERS, IN THE TOP OF THE NORTHWEST CORNER OF THE CONCRETE WELL FOR WEIGHING STATION SCALES, 46.4 FEET NORTHWEST OF THE NORTHWEST CORNER OF THE OFFICE BUILDING, 40 1/2 FEET SOUTH OF THE CENTER LINE OF THE AVENUE, FLUSH WITH THE GROUND, AND ABOUT LEVEL WITH THE AVENUE.

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


FOUND DATA
Lat: 36° 20.533
Long: 120° 05.099
Alt: 235

Found it at 14:30, 15 August 2003 as described and in good condition. It looks like the office building has been rebuilt and the scales have been lengthened.

Original NAD83 coordinates were located about 105 feet southwesterly of the found WGS84 coordinates. WGS84 coordinates for the mark found by 2 minute occupation with 8 strong satellites and 0 WAAS satellites.

Benchmark detail.


Benchmark detail.


The benchmark and the GPSr.


The view easterly showing the scale and office building.


The view westerly. The location of the mark can be clearly seen relative to the scale extension.

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