2009-05-09

GU0088 - Q1040

County: FRESNO
State: CALIFORNIA

PUBLISHED DATA
Lat: N 36° 38.867
Long: W 120° 36.050
Alt: 434.1
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.


FOUND DATA
Lat: 36 38.837
Long: 120 36.052
Alt: 425

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.


Benchmark detail.

GU0087 - J928

County: FRESNO
State: CALIFORNIA

PUBLISHED DATA
Lat: N 36° 38.683
Long: W 120° 36.400
Alt: 445.2
Coordinates may not be exact. Altitude is VERTCON and location is SCALED.

Designation: J 928
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)
1/1/1957 by CGS (MONUMENTED)
DESCRIBED BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1957 1.5 MI SW FROM PANOCHE SUBSTATION. 1.5 MILES SOUTHWEST ALONG PANOCHE AVENUE FROM THE PANOCHE SUBSTATION OF THE PACIFIC GAS AND ELECTRIC COMPANY, AT HIGH-VOLTAGE POWER LINE STEEL TOWER 67/293, IN THE TOP OF THE CONCRETE FOUNDATION OF THE NORTH STEEL LEG OF TOWER, 62 FEET SOUTHEAST OF THE CENTER LINE OF THE AVENUE, 0.6 FOOT NORTH OF THE LEG, ABOUT 1 FOOT HIGHER THAN THE AVENUE AND 1 FOOT ABOVE THE GROUND.

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.


FOUND DATA
Lat: 36 38.684
Long: 120 36.052
Alt: 433

Found USC&GS benchmark stamped 'J928 1957' at 13:35, 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 2 feet.

42 feet southeasterly of the southeasterly edge of pavement of Panoche Road;
58 feet southeasterly of the centerline of Panoche Road;

Published NAD83 coordinates are located about 347 feet east of the found WGS84 coordinates. WGS84 coordinates for the mark found by 7 minute occupation with 8 strong satellites and 2 WAAS satellites.


Benchmark detail.

GU0100 - Y1258

County: FRESNO
State: CALIFORNIA

PUBLISHED DATA
Lat: N 36° 40.433
Long: W 120° 32.000
Alt: 318.75
Coordinates may not be exact. Altitude is ADJUSTED and location is SCALED.

Designation: Y 1258
Marker Type: bench mark disk
Setting: copper-clad steel rod
Stability: Probably hold position/elevation well.

Documented History (by the NGS)
1/1/1974 by NGS (MONUMENTED)

1/1/1975 by NGS (GOOD)
DESCRIBED BY NATIONAL GEODETIC SURVEY 1975 3.1 MI NE FROM PANOCHE SUBSTATION. 3.1 MILES NORTHEAST ALONG PANOCHE AVENUE FROM THE PACIFIC GAS AND ELECTRIC COMPANY PANOCHE SUBSTATION, 0.2 MILE NORTHEAST OF THE CALIFORNIA AQUEDUCT AND BENCH MARK 111.91L (USBR), 0.1 MILE SOUTHWEST OF A DIRT ROAD JUNCTION AND BENCH MARK Q 998, AT THE CROSSING OF A POWER LINE, 30 1/2 FEET SOUTHEAST OF THE CENTER LINE OF THE ROAD, 59 1/2 FEET SOUTHEAST OF AND ACROSS THE ROAD FROM A POWER LINE POLE WITH A GUY WIRE, 30 1/2 FEET NORTHEAST OF THE CENTER OF AN ASPHALT DRAIN DITCH, 13.1 FEET SOUTHEAST OF THE SOUTHEAST ASPHALT CURB OF THE ROAD, 2 FEET SOUTHWEST OF T JUNCTION POWER LINE POLE WITH A GUY WIRE, 1.2 FEET NORTHEAST OF A METAL WITNESS POST, ABOUT 1 1/2 FEET LOWER THAN THE ROAD, AND A DISK ON THE TOP OF A COPPER COATED ROD DRIVEN TO GRADUAL REFUSAL AT A DEPTH OF 32 FEET. THE DISK IS 0.3 FOOT UNDERGROUND AND IS PROTECTED BY A 4-INCH PLASTIC PIPE WHICH IS FLUSH WITH THE GROUND AND IS ENCASED IN CONCRETE. SECTION 34, T 14 S, R 13 E.

11/29/1989 by NGS (GOOD)
RECOVERY NOTE BY NATIONAL GEODETIC SURVEY 1989 RECOVERED IN GOOD CONDITION.


FOUND DATA
Lat: 36 40.411
Long: 120 32.038
Alt: 306

Found USC&GS benchmark stamped 'Y1258 1974' at 13:15, 09 May 2009 as described and in good condition. Go to description is adequate. Down 9" in a well with a PVC casing, full of dirt. Between a witness post and a power pole.

1.5 feet northeast of a witness post;
2 feet southwest of a power pole;
28 feet southeast of the centerline of Panoche Road;

Published NAD83 coordinates are located about 230 feet northeast of the found WGS84 coordinates. WGS84 coordinates for the mark found by 6 minute occupation with 7 strong satellites and 2 WAAS satellites.


Benchmark detail. (As much as there can be.)

GU0821 - M801

County: FRESNO
State: CALIFORNIA

PUBLISHED DATA
Lat: N 36° 42.317
Long: W 120° 28.633
Alt: 248.9
Coordinates may not be exact. Altitude is VERTCON and location is SCALED.

Designation: M 801
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)

1/1/1952 by NGS (GOOD)
DESCRIBED BY NATIONAL GEODETIC SURVEY 1952 7.9 MI NE FROM PANOCHE SUBSTATION. 4.3 MILES NORTHEAST ALONG PANOCHE AVENUE FROM PANOCHE SUBSTATION OF PACIFIC GAS AND ELECTRIC COMPANY, THENCE 0.6 MILE NORTH ALONG NEWCOMB AVENUE, THENCE 2.0 MILES EAST ALONG NORTH AVENUE, THENCE 1.0 MILE NORTH ALONG LYON AVENUE, AT THE INTERSECTION OF JENSON AVENUE, 29 FEET EAST OF THE CENTER LINE OF LYON AVENUE, 28 1/2 FEET NORTH OF THE CENTER LINE OF JENSON AVENUE, 3 FEET EAST OF A POWER LINE POLE, 1.4 FEET SOUTH OF A WITNESS POST, ABOUT 1 FOOT LOWER THAN LYON AVENUE, AND SET IN THE TOP OF A CONCRETE POST PROJECTING 0.5 FOOT ABOVE THE GROUND. NOTE-- IT IS JENSEN AVENUE INSTEAD OF JENSON AVENUE.

1/1/1972 by NGS (GOOD)
RECOVERY NOTE BY NATIONAL GEODETIC SURVEY 1972 RECOVERED IN GOOD CONDITION.

FOUND DATA
Lat: 36 42.325
Long: 120 28.661
Alt: 227

Found USC&GS benchmark stamped 'M801 1947' at 12:55, 09 May 2009 as described and in good condition. Go to description is adequate. At the northeast corner of Lyon & Jensen Avenues. Set in a square concrete post, down 1".

2 feet west of a Carsonite witness post;
3.5 feet southeast of a power pole with overhead wires in four cardinal directions;
6 feet north of a stop sign and street sign;
14 feet southwest of a 48" stand pipe;
24 north of the centerline of Jensen Avenue;
39 east of the centerline of Lyon Avenue;

Published NAD83 coordinates are located about 145 feet east-southeast of the found WGS84 coordinates. WGS84 coordinates for the mark found by 6 minute occupation with 7 strong satellites and 2 WAAS satellites.


Benchmark detail.

GU0823 - L362

County: FRESNO
State: CALIFORNIA

PUBLISHED DATA
Lat: N 36° 43.183
Long: W 120° 28.633
Alt: 239.9
Coordinates may not be exact. Altitude is VERTCON and location is SCALED.

Designation: L 362
Marker Type: bench mark disk
Setting: light structures
Stability: Mark of questionable or unknown stability.

Documented History (by the NGS)
1/1/1952 by CGS (MONUMENTED)
DESCRIBED BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1952 7.7 MI W FROM MENDOTA. 0.7 MILE SOUTHWEST ALONG SEVENTH STREET FROM THE SOUTHERN PACIFIC COMPANY RAILROAD STATION AT MENDOTA, THENCE 5.0 MILES WEST ALONG BELMONT AVENUE, THENCE 2.0 MILES SOUTH ALONG LYON AVENUE, AT THE INTERSECTION OF CALIFORNIA AVENUE, AT AN 18-INCH CONCRETE PIPE CULVERT UNDER LYON AVENUE, IN THE TOP OF THE APPROXIMATE CENTER OF THE EAST CONCRETE HEAD WALL, 46 FEET NORTH OF THE CENTER LINE OF CALIFORNIA AVENUE, 27 FEET EAST OF THE CENTER LINE OF LYON AVENUE, ABOUT 2 1/2 FEET HIGHER THAN LYON AVENUE.

1/1/1972 by NGS (GOOD)
RECOVERY NOTE BY NATIONAL GEODETIC SURVEY 1972 RECOVERED IN GOOD CONDITION.


FOUND DATA
Lat: 36 43.200
Long: 120 28.653
Alt: 222

Found USC&GS benchmark stamped 'L362 1953' at 12:40, 09 May 2009 as described and in good condition. Go to description is adequate. At the northeast corner of Lyon & California Avenues. Set in the top center of the headwall of an abandoned culvert on the east side of Lyon Avenue, up 2 feet.

12 feet west-northwest from the center of a cluster of three palm trees, the westerly tree has been cut down to a stump;
14 feet southwest of a fence corner;
27 feet east of the centerline of Lyon Avenue;
43 feet north of the centerline of California Avenue;

Published NAD83 coordinates are located about 140 feet southeast of the found WGS84 coordinates. WGS84 coordinates for the mark found by 7 minute occupation with 9 strong satellites and 2 WAAS satellites.


Benchmark detail.

GU0828 - K998

County: FRESNO
State: CALIFORNIA

PUBLISHED DATA
Lat: 36° 43.217
Long: 120° 25.367
Altitude: 203.4
Coordinates may not be exact. Altitude is VERTCON and location is SCALED.

Designation: K 998
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)
1/1/1966 by CGS (MONUMENTED)
DESCRIBED BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1966 4.7 MI SW FROM MENDOTA. 0.7 MILE SOUTHWEST ALONG SEVENTH STREET FROM THE SOUTHERN PACIFIC STATION AT MENDOTA, THENCE 2.0 MILES SOUTH ALONG STATE HIGHWAY 33, THENCE 2.0 MILES WEST ALONG CALIFORNIA AVENUE, 28 1/2 FEET SOUTH OF THE CENTER LINE OF THE AVENUE, 56 1/2 FEET SOUTH AND ACROSS THE AVENUE FROM A POWER POLE, 1 1/2 FEET WEST OF A POWER POLE, 1.4 FEET EAST OF A WITNESS POST, ABOUT LEVEL WITH THE AVENUE AND IN THE TOP OF A CONCRETE POST PROJECTING 0.3 FOOT.

1/1/1972 by NGS (GOOD)
RECOVERY NOTE BY NATIONAL GEODETIC SURVEY 1972 RECOVERED IN GOOD CONDITION.


FOUND DATA
Lat: 36 43.197
Long: 120 25.399
Alt: 183

Found USC&GS benchmark stamped 'K998 1972' set in a round concrete post, up 5" at 12:15, 09 May 2009 as described and in good condition. Go to description is adequate.

2 feet west of power pole with two abandoned transformers;
1.5 feet north of a witness post, 15 feet south of the south edge of pavement;
27 feet south of the paint line of the California Avenue;
42.2 feet southeast of a section corner;
55 feet south of, and across the road from power pole No. 23/9

Published NAD83 coordinates are located about 200 feet northeast of the found WGS84 coordinates. WGS84 coordinates for the mark found by 13 minute occupation with 9 strong satellites and 2 WAAS satellites.


Benchmark detail.