2009-03-10

GT1661 - LEE RM 1

County: FRESNO
State: CALIFORNIA

THIS MARK WAS ORIGINALLY VISITED ON FEBRUARY 16, 2003

PUBLISHED DATA
Lat: N 36° 54.867
Long: W 119° 31.200
Altitude: 602.3
Coordinates may not be exact. Altitude is VERTCON and location is SCALED.

Designation: LEE RM 1
Marker Type: reference 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 2.2 MI NE FROM ACADEMY. 2.2 MILES NORTHEAST ALONG STATE HIGHWAY 168 FROM THE JUNCTION OF MADSEN AVENUE AT ACADEMY, ABOUT 300 YARDS EAST OF A POND, 42.1 FEET WEST OF THE CENTER LINE OF THE HIGHWAY, 63.85 FEET WEST AND ACROSS THE HIGHWAY FROM THE STATION, 1.1 FEET EAST OF A FENCE, ABOUT 2 FEET HIGHER THAN THE HIGHWAY, AND SET IN THE TOP OF A CONCRETE POST PROJECTING 0.1 FOOT ABOVE THE GROUND. SEC 1, T12S, R22E.


FOUND DATA
Lat: N 36° 54.891
Long: W 119° 31.239
Alt: 596

Found USC&GS reference mark stamped "LEE NO1 1950" at 17:15, March 10, 2006 as described and in good condition. Go to description is adequate. 1 foot east of a Carsonite witness post.

Published NAD83 coordinates are located about 229 feet souteast of the found WGS84 coordinates. WGS84 coordinates for the mark found by 2 minute occupation with 9 strong satellites and 2 WAAS satellites.

Reference mark detail.


The reference mark and the GPSr.


Reference mark setting.


View westerly at the reference mark setting.


View northerly up Morgan Canyon Road (State Route 168).


View westerly at the reference mark setting.


View southerly down Morgan Canyon Road (State Route 168).

GT1660 - 597 / GT2031 - 601

County: FRESNO
State: CALIFORNIA

THIS MARK IS IDENTIFIED IN WITH TWO NGS NUMBERS AND DATASHEETS
THIS MARK WAS ORIGINALLY VISITED ON FEBRUARY 16, 2003

PUBLISHED DATA FOR GT1660
Lat: N 36° 54.867
Long: W 119° 31.200
Altitude: 600
Coordinates may not be exact. Altitude is VERTCON and location is SCALED.

Designation: 597
Marker Type: survey disk
Setting: in a boulder
Stability: May hold, but of type commonly subject to surface motion.

Documented History (by the NGS)
Unknown by USGS (MONUMENTED)

1/1/1972 by NGS (GOOD)
DESCRIBED BY NATIONAL GEODETIC SURVEY 1972 2.2 MI NE FROM ACADEMY. 2.2 MILES NORTHEAST ALONG STATE HIGHWAY 168 FROM THE JUNCTION OF MADSEN AVENUE AT ACADEMY, IN THE TOP OF A 10- BY 5-FOOT GRANITE BOULDER PROJECTING ABOUT 1/2 FOOT ABOVE THE GROUND, 24.0 FEET EAST OF THE CENTER LINE OF THE HIGHWAY, 91.30 FEET NORTH OF TRIANGULATION STATION LEE, 106 FEET NORTH-NORTHWEST OF A 24-INCH OAK TREE, 0.9 FOOT EAST OF A FENCE, AND ABOUT 1 FOOT HIGHER THAN THE HIGHWAY. SEC 1, T12S, R22E.


PUBLISHED DATA FOR GT2031
Lat: N 36° 54.905
Long: W 119° 31.223
Altitude: 184.7
Coordinates may not be exact. Altitude is VERTCON and location is ADJUSTED.

Designation: 601
Marker Type: survey disk
Setting: in a boulder
Stability:

Documented History (by the NGS)
1/1/1950 by CGS (MONUMENTED)
DESCRIBED BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1950 THE U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY BENCH MARK IS 23 FEET EAST OF THE CENTER OF STATE HIGHWAY 168 AND 1 FOOT EAST OF A FENCE. IT IS SET IN A DRILL HOLE IN A LARGE, FLAT BOULDER THAT PROJECTS 1 FOOT ABOVE THE GROUND SURFACE. THE MARK IS 1.10 METERS LOWER THAN STATION LEE. THE MARK IS STAMPED 601 597 F.


FOUND DATA
Lat: N 36° 54.905
Long: W 119° 31.224
Alt: 586

Found USGS benchmark stamped "601 597 F" at 17:05, March 10, 2006 as described and in good condition. Go to description is adequate. The described oak tree remain and is now approximately 30"-33" in diameter at chest level.

Published NAD83 coordinates are located about 4 feet east of the found WGS84 coordinates. WGS84 coordinates for the mark found by 2.5 minute occupation with 9 strong satellites and 2 WAAS satellites.

Benchmark detail.


The benchmark and the GPSr.


View northerly at the benchmark setting.


View northerly up Morgan Canyon Road (State Route 168).


View east at the benchmark setting.


View southeasterly at the benchmark setting and the described Oak tree.


View southerly down Morgan Canyon Road (State Route 168) toward triangulation station GT1659.

GT1659 - LEE

County: FRESNO
State: CALIFORNIA

THIS MARK WAS ORIGINALLY VISITED ON FEBRUARY 16, 2003

PUBLISHED DATA
Lat: N 36° 54.890
Long: W 119° 31.224
Altitude: 603.5
Coordinates may not be exact. Altitude is VERTCON and location is ADJUSTED.

Designation: LEE
Marker Type: triangulation station 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)
DESCRIBED BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1950 (RJS) THE STATION IS LOCATED 10 MILES AIR LINE SOUTHWEST OF TOLLHOUSE AND 2 MILES AIR LINE NORTHEAST OF ACADEMY. IT IS 21.6 FEET EAST OF THE CENTER OF STATE HIGHWAY 168 AND 2 FEET WEST OF A FENCE. THE CONCRETE POST IN WHICH THE MARK IS SET PROJECTS 4 INCHES ABOVE THE GROUND SURFACE. THE MARK IS STAMPED LEE 1950. REFERENCE MARK NUMBER 1 IS ABOUT 2 FEET LOWER THAN THE STATION. IT IS 42 FEET WEST OF THE CENTER OF STATE HIGHWAY 168 AND 1 FOOT EAST OF A FENCE. THE CONCRETE CYLINDER IN WHICH THE MARK IS SET PROJECTS 3 INCHES ABOVE THE GROUND SURFACE. THE MARK IS STAMPED LEE NO 1 1950. THE U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY BENCH MARK IS 23 FEET EAST OF THE CENTER OF STATE HIGHWAY 168 AND 1 FOOT EAST OF A FENCE. IT IS SET IN A DRILL HOLE IN A LARGE, FLAT BOULDER THAT PROJECTS 1 FOOT ABOVE THE GROUND SURFACE. THE MARK IS 1.10 METERS LOWER THAT THE STATION MARK. THE MARK IS STAMPED 601 597 F. THE AZIMUTH MARK IS LOCATED 32 FEET EAST OF THE CENTER OF STATE HIGHWAY 168, 15 FEET SOUTHEAST OF A LARGE OAK TREE AND 6 FEET WEST OF A FENCE. THE BOULDER IN WHICH THE MARK IS SET PROJECTS 1 FOOT ABOVE THE GROUND SURFACE. THE MARK IS STAMPED LEE 1950. TO REACH FROM THE POST OFFICE IN ACADEMY, GO NORTHEAST ON STATE HIGHWAY 168 FOR 2.2 MILES TO THE AZIMUTH MARK ON THE RIGHT AS DESCRIBED ABOVE. CONTINUE ON THE HIGHWAY FOR 0.4 MILE TO THE STATION ON THE RIGHT AS DESCRIBED ABOVE. A DRIVE STATION.

1/1/1958 by CGS (GOOD)
RECOVERY NOTE BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1958 (CS) THE STATION, REFERENCE MARK NO. 1, AND BENCH MARK 597 (USGS), AND THE AZIMUTH MARK WERE RECOVERED AS DESCRIBED AND IN GOOD CONDITION.

1/1/1972 by NGS (GOOD)
RECOVERY NOTE BY NATIONAL GEODETIC SURVEY 1972 2.2 MI NE FROM ACADEMY. 2.2 MILES NORTHEAST ALONG STATE HIGHWAY 168 FROM THE JUNCTION OF MADSEN AVENUE AT ACADEMY, ABOUT 300 YARDS EAST OF A POND, 21.7 FEET EAST OF THE CENTER LINE OF THE HIGHWAY, 63.85 FEET EAST OF R.M. 1, 91.30 FEET SOUTH OF BENCH MARK 597 (USGS), 54 1/2 FEET WEST OF A 24-INCH OAK TREE, 1.8 FEET WEST OF A FENCE, 1.0 FOOT NORTH OF A WITNESS POST, ABOUT 2 FEET HIGHER THAN THE HIGHWAY, AND SET IN THE TOP OF A CONCRETE POST FLUSH WITH THE GROUND. SEC 1, T12S, R22E.


FOUND DATA
Lat: N 36° 54.890
Long: W 119° 31.224
Alt: 599

Found USC&GS triangulation station stamped "LEE 1950" at 17:00, March 10, 2006 as described and in good condition. Go to description is adequate. The station is 1 foot west of a Carsonite witness post. The described witness post, a 4"x4" wood post, and the oak tree remain. The tree is now approximately 30"-33" in diameter at chest level.

Published NAD83 coordinates are located about 2 feet east of the found WGS84 coordinates. WGS84 coordinates for the mark found by 2.5 minute occupation with 9 strong satellites and 2 WAAS satellites.

Triangulation station detail.


The Triangulation station setting and the GPSr showing coordinates.


View southerly down Morgan Canyon Road (State Route 168).


View southeasterly at the triangulation station setting.


Grazing cattle.


View northeasterly at the triangulation station setting.


View northerly up Morgan Canyon Road (State Route 168) toward benchmark GT1660/GT2031.

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).

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).