2005-09-13

GU1176 - U 989

Published Details for Benchmark: GU1176
N 36° 47.533
W 120° 10.100 (NAD 83)
Altitude: 203.6

Coordinates may not be exact. Altitude is VERTCON and location is SCALED. (more info)

Location: In FRESNO county, CA View Original Datasheet
Designation: U 989
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)
01/01/1965 by CGS (MONUMENTED)
DESCRIBED BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1965 11.2 MI NW FROM KERMAN. 6.25 MILES WEST ALONG THE SOUTHERN PACIFIC COMPANY RAILROAD FROM THE STATION AT KERMAN, THENCE 5.0 MILES NORTH ALONG YUBA AVENUE, 1.0 MILE SOUTH OF AND ACROSS COUNTRY AND THE SAN JOAQUIN RIVER FROM BENCH MARK SJ 129 TRAV. (USE), AT THE NORTH END OF YUBA AVENUE, 32 FEET WEST OF THE CENTER LINE OF THE AVENUE, 1 1/2 FEET NORTH OF AN INTERSECTION POWER LINE POLE, 1.8 FEET SOUTH OF A WITNESS POST, ABOUT 1/2 FOOT LOWER THAN THE AVENUE, AND SET IN THE TOP OF A CONCRETE POST PROJECTING 0.3 FOOT ABOVE THE GROUND.

Published Details for Benchmark: GU1176
Found it at 11:35, 13 September, 2005 as described and in good condition. The power pole has two transformers.

Original NAD83 coordinates were located about 313 feet southeasterly of the found WGS84 coordinates. WGS84 coordinates for the mark found by 6.5 minute occupation with 9 strong satellites and 2 WAAS satellites.

GU1176 "U 989 1965" - Benchmark set in a 12" concrete monument.
GU1176 "U 989 1965" - Benchmark setting behind the fence at the base of the orange, Carsonite witness post. View northwesterly.
GU1176 "U 989 1965" - Benchmark setting behind the fence at the base of the orange, Carsonite witness post.
GU1176 "U 989 1965" - Benchmark setting behind the fence at the base of the orange, Carsonite witness post. View westerly along West Ashlan Avenue.
GU1176 "U 989 1965" - View south along North Yuba Avenue from the benchmark location.
GU1176 "U 989 1965" - Benchmark setting behind the fence at the base of the orange, Carsonite witness post. View east along West Ashlan Avenue.
GU1176 "U 989 1965" - Benchmark setting behind the fence at the base of the orange, Carsonite witness post.




GU1175 - T 989

Published Details for Benchmark: GU1175
N 36° 46.700
W 120° 10.100 (NAD 83)
Altitude: 200.1

Coordinates may not be exact. Altitude is VERTCON and location is SCALED. (more info)

Location: In FRESNO county, CA View Original Datasheet
Designation: T 989
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)
01/01/1965 by CGS (MONUMENTED)
DESCRIBED BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1965 10.2 MI NW FROM KERMAN. 6.25 MILES WEST ALONG THE SOUTHERN PACIFIC COMPANY RAILROAD FROM THE STATION AT KERMAN, THENCE 4.0 MILES NORTH ALONG YUBA AVENUE, AT THE INTERSECTION OF SHIELDS AVENUE, 30 FEET WEST OF THE CENTER LINE OF YUBA AVENUE, 20 1/2 FEET SOUTH OF THE CENTER LINE OF SHIELDS AVENUE, 2 FEET WEST OF A POWER LINE POLE, 1.3 FEET NORTH OF A FENCE, 1.6 FEET EAST OF A WITNESS POST, ABOUT 1 FOOT HIGHER THAN THE AVENUE, AND SET IN THE TOP OF A CONCRETE POST PROJECTING 0.3 FOOT ABOVE THE GROUND.

Found Details for Benchmark: GU1175
Searched for it on 13 September, 2005. The benchmark was not located and believed to be destroyed. The power pole and fence remain. No witness post was found.  No new coordinates were taken.



GU1174 - S 989 RESET 1974

Pubished Details for Benchmark: GU1174
N 36° 45.833
W 120° 10.100 (NAD 83)
Altitude: 199.1

Coordinates may not be exact. Altitude is VERTCON and location is SCALED.

Location: In FRESNO county, CA View Original Datasheet
Designation: S 989 RESET 1974
Marker Type: bench mark disk
Setting: setting not listed - see description
Stability: Mark of questionable or unknown stability.


Documented History (by the NGS)

01/01/1974 by CA-019 (MONUMENTED)

01/01/1975 by CA-019 (GOOD)
DESCRIBED BY FRESNO COUNTY CALIFORNIA 1975 9.2 MI W FROM KERMAN. 6.25 MILES WEST ALONG THE SOUTHERN PACIFIC CO. RAILROAD FROM THE STATION AT KERMAN, THENCE 3.00 MILES NORTH ALONG YUBA AVENUE, 26.3 FEET WEST OF CENTERLINE YUBA AVENUE, 31.0 FEET NORTH OF THE CENTER LINE OF A TRACK ROAD LEADING WEST, 11.5 FEET NORTH OF CORNER FENCE POST, 42.1 FEET NORTH OF POLE LINE WEST, 1.2 FEET EAST OF FENCE LINE, 1.3 FEET SOUTH OF WITNESS POST.

Found Details for Benchmark: GU1174

Found it at 11:10, 13 September, 2005 as described and in good condition. A new Carsonite witness post is located 0.5 feet west of the mark.

Original NAD83 coordinates were located about 83 feet southeasterly of the found WGS84 coordinates. WGS84 coordinates for the mark found by 6.5 minute occupation with 8 strong satellites and 1 WAAS satellite.

GU1174 "S 989 RESET 1974" - Benchmark detail.
GU1174 "S 989 RESET 1974" - Benchmark and GPSr.
GU1174 "S 989 RESET 1974" - Benchmark setting at the base of the orange, Carsonite witness post. View southwesterly.
GU1174 "S 989 RESET 1974" - Benchmark setting at the base of the orange, Carsonite witness post. View south along North Yuba Avenue toward West McKinley Avenue.
GU1174 "S 989 RESET 1974" - Benchmark setting at the base of the orange, Carsonite witness post. View north along North Yuba Avenue.
GU1174 "S 989 RESET 1974" - Benchmark setting at the base of the orange, Carsonite witness post. View east across North Yuba Avenue.