Lat: N 36° 38.867
Long: W 120° 36.050
Coordinates may not be exact. Altitude is VERTCON and location is SCALED.
Designation: Q 1040
Marker Type: bench mark disk
Setting: footings/foundation walls of small/medium structures
Stability: May hold, but of type commonly subject to surface motion.
Documented History (by the NGS)
1/1/1959 by CGS (MONUMENTED)
DESCRIBED BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1959 1 MI SW FROM PANOCHE SUBSTATION. 1.05 MILES SOUTHWEST ALONG PANOCHE AVENUE FROM THE PACIFIC GAS AND ELECTRIC COMPANY PANOCHE SUBSTATION, 0.05 MILE SOUTHWEST OF THE Y JUNCTION OF A DIRT ROAD LEADING WEST TO A HOUSE, IN TOP OF THE CONCRETE FOUNDATION FOR THE NORTH STEEL LEG OF POWER LINE STEEL TOWER 68-295, 65 FEET SOUTHEAST OF THE CENTER LINE OF THE AVENUE, 0.6 FOOT NORTH OF THE STEEL LEG, AND ABOUT 1 FOOT HIGHER THAN THE AVENUE.
1/1/1975 by NGS (GOOD)
RECOVERY NOTE BY NATIONAL GEODETIC SURVEY 1975 RECOVERED IN GOOD CONDITION.
11/30/1988 by NGS (GOOD)
RECOVERY NOTE BY NATIONAL GEODETIC SURVEY 1988 RECOVERED IN GOOD CONDITION.
Lat: 36 38.837
Long: 120 36.052
Found USC&GS benchmark stamped 'Q1040 1959' at 13:55, 09 May 2009 as described and in good condition. Go to description is adequate. Set in the northerly footing for a high power transmission line tower, up about 3 feet.
Published NAD83 coordinates are located about 180 feet north of the found WGS84 coordinates. WGS84 coordinates for the mark found by 6 minute occupation with 10 strong satellites and 2 WAAS satellites.