Found EW0940 on 16 February 2019 at 16:51 as described and in good condition with the described witness post intact. The mark lies on the top edge of the embankment on the west side of the frontage road. This mark was set by the California Division of Highways, the predecessor to the current Caltrans.
Adjacent marks EW0941 (F1147) and EW0942 (G1147) were also located and found in good condition. Described mark E1147 was not searched for.
Found Details for Benchmark: EW0940
N 34° 52.835, W 117° 17.843 (NAD 83)
Published Details for Benchmark: EW0940
N 34° 52.817, W 118° 10.033 (NAD 83)
Coordinates may not be exact. Altitude is ADJUSTED and location is SCALED.
Location: In KERN County, CA
Designation: T24 CADT
Marker Type: survey 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 Jan 58 by CADH (MONUMENTED)
01 Jan 73 by NGS (GOOD)
DESCRIBED BY NATIONAL GEODETIC SURVEY 1973 1.3 MI N FROM ROSAMOND. 1.1 MILE NORTH ALONG THE SIERRA HIGHWAY FROM THE INTERSECTION OF ROSAMOND BOULEVARD AT ROSAMOND, THENCE 0.2 MILE WEST ACROSS COUNTRY, ABOUT 0.1 MILE SOUTHWEST AND ACROSS STATE HIGHWAY 14 FROM BENCH MARK E 1147, ON THE EAST SIDE OF A KNOLL, 42 FEET EAST OF THE CENTER LINE OF A DIRT ROAD, 27.0 FEET WEST OF THE CENTER LINE OF A FRONTAGE ROAD, 146.3 FEET EAST OF BENCH MARK F 1147, ABOUT 18 FEET HIGHER THAN STATE HIGHWAY 14, ABOUT 7 FEET HIGHER THAN THE FRONTAGE ROAD, 1.9 FEET WEST-SOUTHWEST OF A WITNESS POST, AND SET IN THE TOP OF A CONCRETE POST PROJECTING 0.1 FOOT ABOVE THE GROUND. SEC 8, T9N, R12W.
01 Jan 77 by NGS (GOOD)
RECOVERY NOTE BY NATIONAL GEODETIC SURVEY 1977 RECOVERED IN GOOD CONDITION.
|EW0940 "T-24 CADT 1958" - Benchmark detail.|
|EW0940 "T-24 CADT 1958" - Witness post detail.|
|EW0940 "T-24 CADT 1958" - Witness post and benchmark setting. View southwesterly towards EW0941.|
|EW0940 "T-24 CADT 1958" - Witness post and benchmark setting. View northwesterly towards EW0942.|
|EW0940 "T-24 CADT 1958" - Benchmark setting. View southerly along the frontage road and State Route 14 toward the town of Rosamond.|
|EW0940 "T-24 CADT 1958" - Benchmark setting. View easterly across the frontage road and State Route 14.|
|EW0940 "T-24 CADT 1958" - Benchmark setting. View northerly along the frontage road and State Route 14.|