2003-05-08

GT1269 - REEDLEY

County: FRESNO
State: CALIFORNIA

PUBLISHED DATA
Lat: 36° 35.933
Long: 119° 27.183
Alt: 350.3
Designation: REEDLEY
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)
1/1/1935 by CGS (MONUMENTED)
DESCRIBED BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1935 AT REEDLEY. AT REEDLEY, FRESNO COUNTY, AT THE CITY PARK, AT THE CORNER OF G AND NINTH STREETS, 15 FEET EAST OF AN AMERICAN LEGION MONUMENT, 6.5 FEET NORTH OF A FLAGPOLE, AND 2-1/2 FEET ABOVE GROUND. A STANDARD DISK, STAMPED REEDLEY 1935 AND SET IN THE TOP OF A CONCRETE POST.


FOUND DATA
Lat: 36° 35.932
Long: 119° 27.186
Alt: NA

Found it at 17:45, 08 May 2003. Found it as described and in good condition. The description mentions a nearby American Legion Monument and a flagpole. Both are missing.

Original coordinates (NAD83) off by only about 20 feet when in WGS84 mode. WGS84 coordinates found by 3 minute occupation with 4 strong satellites and 1 WAAS satellite.

Benchmark detail.


Benchmark detail.


The benchmark and the GPSr.


The view to the north. The city's municipal bandshell and the restored original bandstand are in the distance.


The view to the east. The flagpole and the American Legion Monument mentioned in the benchmark description have been removed, but would be in this picture if they were still there.