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Network of Benchmarks Used to Evaluate and Verify the EDEN Surface-Water Model - Benchmark: WCA1-BM43

Benchmark Information for WCA1-BM43
Data for benchmark provided by Originating Agency
Benchmark Designation: WCA1-BM43
Stamping: WCA1-43
Marker Type: S.S. ROD DRIVEN TO REFUSAL
Magnetic: BAR MAGNET
Stability: PROBABLY HOLD POSITION/ELEVATION WELL
Location: PALM BEACH COUNTY, FLORIDA
Originating Agency: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Jacksonville
GPS Observation Date: 2009-08-26
Benchmark Elevation: 16.15 ft. NAVD 88
Horizontal Datum: NAD 83(2007)
Horizontal Order: GPS DERIVED
Vertical Order: GPS DERIVED
Zone: (0901) FL EAST
Vertical Datum: NAVD 88
State Plane North: 809323.811 State Plane East: 880720.512
Latitude: 26°33'30.93" Longitude: -80°18'46.99"

Description: A STAINLESS STEEL ROD DRIVEN TO REFUSAL (APPROXIMATELY 14.2' BELOW GROUND) WITH A GREASED SLEEVE IN WATER CONSERVATION AREA 1. MORE SPECIFICALLY LOCATED 6.6 MILES WEST OF U.S. 441 (SR 7) (RANGELINE ROAD) AND 8.6 MILES SOUTH OF U.S. 98 AND 441 (SR 80) (SOUTHERN BOULEVARD), IN PALM BEACH COUNTY, FLORIDA.

Point of Contact: Robert Swilley (Robert.W.Swilley@usace.army.mil)

close-up photo of WCA1-BM43
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horizon photo of WCA1-BM43
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Reference Mark 1
Marker Type: S.S. ROD DRIVEN TO REFUSAL
Magnetic Bearing: N
Reference Distance: 30.00 ft.
Reference Elevation: 16.053 ft. NAVD 88
Reference Mark 2
Marker Type: S.S. ROD DRIVEN TO REFUSAL
Magnetic Bearing: E
Reference Distance: 30.00 ft.
Reference Elevation: 16.001 ft. NAVD 88

 

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Last updated: November 07, 2013 03:00 PM (HSH)