2009-03-10

GT1653 - ACADEMY AZ MK

County: FRESNO
State: CALIFORNIA

PUBLISHED DATA
Lat: N 36° 52.600
Long: W 119° 33.133
Altitude: 515.4
Coordinates may not be exact. Altitude is VERTCON and location is SCALED.

Designation: ACADEMY AZ MK
Marker Type: azimuth 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)
1/1/1950 by CGS (MONUMENTED)

1/1/1972 by NGS (GOOD)
DESCRIBED BY NATIONAL GEODETIC SURVEY 1972 1 MI SW FROM ACADEMY. 1.05 MILES SOUTHWEST ALONG STATE HIGHWAY 168 FROM THE JUNCTION OF MADSEN AVENUE AT ACADEMY, 132 FEET NORTHEAST OF THE CENTER OF THE JUNCTION OF A DRIVEWAY NORTHWEST TO A RANCHHOUSE, 27.5 FEET SOUTHEAST OF THE CENTER LINE OF THE HIGHWAY, 2.6 FEET SOUTH-SOUTHEAST OF A JUNCTION POWER POLE WITH A GUY WIRE, 1.7 FEET NORTHWEST OF A FENCE, 1.8 FEET SOUTHEAST OF A WITNESS POST, ABOUT 2 FEET LOWER THAN THE HIGHWAY, AND SET IN THE TOP OF A CONCRETE POST PROJECTING 0.2 FOOT ABOVE THE GROUND. SEC 22, T 12 S, R 22 E.


FOUND DATA
Lat: N 36° 52.657
Long: W 119° 33.148
Alt: 500

Found USC&GS Azimuth Mark stamped "ACADEMY 1950" at 16:40, March 10, 2006 as described and in good condition. Go to description is adequate. 6 feet south of a telephone pole, 3 feet west of a guy wire, 3 feet northwest of a wire fence, and 1 foot northwest od a Carsonite witness post.

Published NAD83 coordinates are located about 353 feet south-southeast of the found WGS84 coordinates. WGS84 coordinates for the mark found by 3 minute occupation with 10 strong satellites and 2 WAAS satellites.

Azimuth Mark detail.


The Azimuth Mark and the GPSr.


View southeasterly at the Azimuth Mark setting.


View southeasterly at the Azimuth Mark setting.


View northwesterly up Tollhouse Road (State Route 168).


View southeasterly down Tollhouse Road (State Route 168).

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