2009-03-10

GT1655 - D 803

County: FRESNO
State: CALIFORNIA

THIS MARK IS ON PRIVATE PROPERTY

PUBLISHED DATA
Lat: N 36° 53.067
Long: W 119° 32.483
Altitude: 534
Coordinates may not be exact. Altitude is VERTCON and location is SCALED.

Designation: D 803
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)
1/1/1947 by CGS (MONUMENTED)

1/1/1972 by NGS (GOOD)
DESCRIBED BY NATIONAL GEODETIC SURVEY 1972 AT ACADEMY. AT ACADEMY, 0.2 MILE SOUTHWEST ALONG STATE HIGHWAY 168 FROM THE JUNCTION OF MADSEN AVENUE, AT THE JUNCTION OF A GRAVELED ROAD SOUTHEAST TO EDWIN SIMPSON RANCHHOUSE, 47.5 FEET SOUTHEAST OF THE CENTER LINE OF THE HIGHWAY, 50 FEET NORTHEAST OF THE CENTER LINE OF THE ROAD, 70 FEET SOUTH OF A TELEPHONE POLE, 15.7 FEET SOUTHEAST OF A FENCE, 1.3 FEET NORTH OF A FENCE, 2.0 FEET EAST OF A WITNESS POST, ABOUT LEVEL WITH THE HIGHWAY, AND SET IN THE TOP OF A CONCRETE POST PROJECTING 0.4 FOOT ABOVE THE GROUND. SEC 14, T 12 S, R 22 E.


FOUND DATA
Lat: N 36° 53.115
Long: W 119° 32.497
Alt: 526

THIS MARK IS ON PRIVATE PROPERTY

Found USC&GS benchmark at 16:50, March 10, 2006 as described and in good condition. Go to description is adequate. The mark is set in a concrete post, up about 8", approximately 16 feet southwest of a fence with a locked gate. The described witness post and fence 1.3 feet distant are now gone.

Published NAD83 coordinates are located about 301 feet south-southwest of the WGS84 coordinates taken at the fenceline. WGS84 coordinates for the mark found by 3 minute occupation with 9 strong satellites and 2 WAAS satellites.

Benchmark detail.




The benchmark and the GPSr.


View northeasterly up Tollhouse Road (State Route 168).


View southerly toward the farmhouse.


View southwesterly down Tollhouse Road (State Route 168).

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