2012-11-21

GT1442 - B1037


Published Details for Benchmark: GT1442
N 36° 43.300
W 119° 38.767 (NAD 83)
Altitude: 335.7
Coordinates may not be exact. Altitude is VERTCON and location is SCALED.

Location: In FRESNO county, CA
Designation: B 1037
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)
01/01/1959 by CGS (MONUMENTED)
DESCRIBED BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1959 5.8 MI NW FROM SANGER. 5.8 MILES NORTH AND WEST ALONG THE SOUTHERN PACIFIC RAILROAD FROM THE STATION AT SANGER, AT THE CROSSING OF DE WOLF AVENUE, 1 1/2 FEET WEST OF MILEPOLE 214, 24.8 FEET SOUTH OF THE SOUTH RAIL, 113 FEET WEST OF THE CENTER LINE OF THE AVENUE, 1.9 FEET EAST OF A WITNESS POST, ABOUT 1 1/2 FEET LOWER THAN THE TRACK, AND SET IN THE TOP OF A CONCRETE POST PROJECTING 0.3 FOOT ABOVE THE GROUND.

Found Details for Benchmark: GT1442
N 36° 43.316
W 119° 38.783 (NAD 83)
Altitude: 330

Found USC&GS mark stamped 'B1037 1959' at 15:58, 21 November 2012 as described and in good condition. Go to description is adequate. In addition to the witness post, there is an owl box on a 2 inch diameter pole placed about 3 feet west of the mark.

Published NAD83 coordinates are located about 125 feet southeast of the found WGS84 coordinates. WGS84 coordinates for the mark found by 3.5 minute occupation with 8 strong satellites and 2 WAAS satellites.

GT1442 "B1037 1959" - Benchmark detail.
GT1442 "B1037 1959" - Benchmark setting. View southerly.
GT1442 "B1037 1959" - Benchmark setting. View west along the railroad tracks.
GT1442 "B1037 1959" - Benchmark setting. View northwest across the railroad tracks.
GT1442 "B1037 1959" - Benchmark setting. View northeast across the railroad tracks.
GT1442 "B1037 1959" - Benchmark setting. View east along the railroad tracks toward DeWolf Avenue.
GT1442 "B1037 1959" - Benchmark setting. View south.
GT1442 "B1037 1959" - Benchmark coordinates.

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