2009-03-08

HR0481 - C 247

County: FRESNO
State: CALIFORNIA

REVISITED

PUBLISHED DATA
Lat: N 37° 06.250
Long: W 119° 30.183
Altitude: 2240.5
Coordinates may not be exact. Altitude is VERTCON and location is SCALED.

Designation: C 247
Marker Type: bench mark disk
Setting: in a boulder
Stability: May hold, but of type commonly subject to surface motion.

Documented History (by the NGS)
1/1/1935 by CGS (MONUMENTED)

1/1/1943 by NGS (GOOD)
DESCRIBED BY NATIONAL GEODETIC SURVEY 1943 2.7 MI N FROM AUBERRY. 2.7 MILES NORTH ALONG THE NORTH FORK ROAD FROM THE POST OFFICE AT AUBERRY, FRESNO COUNTY, 25 FEET WEST OF THE CENTERLINE OF THE ROAD, AND IN THE TOP OF A LARGE BOULDER. A STANDARD DISK, STAMPED C 247 1935.

1/1/1978 by USGS (GOOD)
RECOVERY NOTE BY US GEOLOGICAL SURVEY 1978 AUBERRY POST OFFICE, 0.45 MI. NORTH OF, ALONG AUBERRY RD., THENCE 2.55 MI. NW ALONG POWERHOUSE RD. 34 FT. SOUTH OF NORTH END OF WOODEN FENCE, 27 FT. WEST OF CENTERLINE OF RD., 10 FT. EAST OF FENCE, ABOUT 4 FT. HIGHER THAN CENTERLINE OF RD. IN A LARGE BOULDER. A STANDARD TABLET STAMPED C 247 1935.


FOUND DATA
Lat: N 37° 06.255
Long: W 119° 30.227
Alt: 2233

REVISITED

Found USC&GS mark stamped "C 247 1935" at 17:25, March 8, 2009 as described and in good condition. Go to description is adequate.

Published NAD83 coordinates are located about 214 feet east of the found WGS84 coordinates. WGS84 coordinates for the mark found by 3 minute occupation with 7 strong satellites and 2 WAAS satellites.

Benchmark detail.


Benchmark and the GPSr.


View northerly up Powerhouse Road. The mark is set in the middle of the large rock at the lower center of the image.


View easterly across Powerhouse Road. The mark is set in the middle of the large rock at the lower right of the image.


View southerly down Powerhouse Road. The mark is set in the middle of the large rock at the lower center of the image.

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