Lat: 36° 53.832
Long: 120° 03.255
Marker Type: NGS Benchmark
Setting: setting not listed - see description
Documented History (by the NGS)
1/1/1972 by CADH (MONUMENTED)
DESCRIBED BY CA DIV OF HIGHWAYS 1972 (HF) EUC (CDH) IS LOCATED NEAR THE INTERSECTION OF HIGHWAY 145 AND COTTONWOOD CREEK 4 MILES EAST OF MADERA. TO REACH FROM MADERA - FROM INTERSECTION OF STATE HIGHWAYS 99 AND 145 GO SOUTH ON HWY. 145 3.55 MILES TO AZIMUTH MARK ON LEFT AS DESCRIBED. TO REACH STATION CONTINUE SOUTH ON HWY. 145, 0.35 MILE TO STATION ON RIGHT AS DESCRIBED.
STATION-- STAMPED EUC 1972. A CDH BRASS TABLET SET IN A 14 IN DIAMETER CONCRETE POST FLUSH. UNDERGROUND MON. IS A CDH BRASS TABLET STAMPED AS PRECEDING SET IN CONCRETE DOWN 4.0 FEET. 3.0 FEET EAST OF STEEL WITNESS POST 52.5 FEET WSW OF CENTER OF HWY. 145 27.5 FEET SSW OF A TELEPHONE POLE
AZIMUTH MARK-- STAMPED EUC 1972 AZIMUTH MARK. A CDH BRASS TABLET SET IN A 12 IN DIAMETER CONCRETE POST PROJECTING 4 IN. 2.0 FEET SOUTH OF A POWER POLE 23.0 FEET EAST OF THE CENTER OF HWY. 145 26.5 FEET WEST OF A VINEYARD 325 PLUS OR MINUS FEET NORTH OF A CURVE IN HWY. 145
R.M. NO. 1-- STAMPED EUC NO. 1 1972. A CDH BRASS TABLET SET IN 12 IN DIAMETER CONCRETE POST PROJECTING 4 IN. 59.5 FEET ENE OF CENTER OF HWY. 145 3.0 FEET SSE OF A POWER POLE 25.0 FEET NNW OF A DEAD MAN FOR A POWER POLE 6.5 FEET SW OF A DEAD MAN FOR A POWER POLE
R.M. NO. 2-- STAMPED EUC NO. 2 1972. A CDH BRASS TABLET SET IN A 12 IN DIAMETER CONCRETE POST PROJECTING 5 IN. 1.6 FEET EAST OF A WIRE FENCE 2.5 FEET SE OF A TELEPHONE POLE 9.0 FEET SSE OF AN ANGLE POINT IN FENCE LINE 57.0 FEET WSW OF CENTER OF HWY. 145. HEIGHT OF LIGHT ABOVE STATION MARK 1.49 METERS.
FOUND DATA (Station EUC)
Lat: 36° 53.833
Long: 120° 03.256
FOUND DATA (RM2)
Lat: 36° 53.836
Long: 120° 03.258
Found California Department of Highways triangulation station stamped 'EUC - 1972' at 16:55, 31 January 2009 as described and in good condition. The station is flush with the ground and has surface damage from mowing equipment. Reference monument No. 1 was not found. Reference monument No. 2 was found about 20 north of the station in good condition, up about 4". Go to description is adequate.
Published NAD83 coordinates are located about 8 feet southeast of the found WGS84 coordinates. WGS84 coordinates for the station found by 4 minute occupation with 7 strong satellites and 2 WAAS satellites.