Wisconsin, Wisconsin USA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Zekester & Simon
N 43° 04.599 W 089° 24.167
16T E 304392 N 4772128
Quick Description: Azimuth mark located next to the statue of Abraham Lincoln on the campus of the University of Wisconsin.
Location: Wisconsin, United States
Date Posted: 1/1/2010 5:03:16 AM
Waymark Code: WM8020
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member GEO*Trailblazer 1
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The whole history:

OM1102 ***********************************************************************
OM1102 DESIGNATION - WISCONSIN
OM1102 PID - OM1102
OM1102 STATE/COUNTY- WI/DANE
OM1102 USGS QUAD - MADISON WEST (1983)
OM1102
OM1102 *CURRENT SURVEY CONTROL
OM1102 ___________________________________________________________________
OM1102* NAD 83(1991)- 43 04 35.97457(N) 089 24 10.01109(W) ADJUSTED
OM1102* NAVD 88 - 277. (meters) 909. (feet) SCALED
OM1102 ___________________________________________________________________
OM1102 LAPLACE CORR- -1.31 (seconds) DEFLEC99
OM1102 GEOID HEIGHT- -34.30 (meters) GEOID99
OM1102
OM1102 HORZ ORDER - SECOND
OM1102
OM1102.The horizontal coordinates were established by classical geodetic methods
OM1102.and adjusted by the National Geodetic Survey in November 1991.
OM1102
OM1102.The orthometric height was scaled from a topographic map.
OM1102
OM1102.The Laplace correction was computed from DEFLEC99 derived deflections.
OM1102
OM1102.The geoid height was determined by GEOID99.
OM1102
OM1102; North East Units Scale Converg.
OM1102;SPC WI S - 119,780.660 648,634.322 MT 0.99994851 +0 24 37.3
OM1102;UTM 16 - 4,772,129.874 304,393.002 MT 1.00007071 -1 38 29.6
OM1102
OM1102: Primary Azimuth Mark Grid Az
OM1102:SPC WI S - MENDOTA LAKE V SANATORIUM TK 018 35 26.0
OM1102:UTM 16 - MENDOTA LAKE V SANATORIUM TK 020 38 32.9
OM1102
OM1102|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
OM1102| PID Reference Object Distance Geod. Az |
OM1102| dddmmss.s |
OM1102| OM1106 MENDOTA STATE HOSP WATER TANK APPROX. 6.4 KM 0025223.5 |
OM1102| OM1062 MENDOTA LAKE V SANATORIUM TK APPROX. 7.3 KM 0190003.3 |
OM1102| TS 426 0195605.3 |
OM1102| OM1072 MADISON OSCAR MAYER AND CO TK APPROX. 5.2 KM 0444046.0 |
OM1102| OM1071 MADISON RAY O VAC CO WATER TK APPROX. 5.1 KM 0612018.5 |
OM1102| OM1073 MADISON RADIO STA WMFM MAST APPROX. 4.4 KM 0652152.2 |
OM1102| OM1064 MADISON GISHOLT MACHINE W STK APPROX. 3.4 KM 0684916.5 |
OM1102| OM1085 MADISON CAPITOL HEAT PLT STK APPROX. 2.1 KM 0835849.2 |
OM1102| OM1065 MADISON GAS AND ELEC CO W STK APPROX. 2.3 KM 0843742.5 |
OM1102| OM1074 BLOOMING GROVE MUNICIPAL TANK APPROX. 7.5 KM 0864138.0 |
OM1102| OM1069 MADISON MUNICIPAL STANDPIPE APPROX. 7.1 KM 0941010.7 |
OM1102| OM1081 MADISON WIS ST CAPITOL DOME APPROX. 1.5 KM 0981159.5 |
OM1102| WISCONSIN RM 1 26.908 METERS 10211 |
OM1102| OM1082 MADISON ST RAPHAELS CH SPIRE APPROX. 1.5 KM 1095624.2 |
OM1102| OM1068 MONONA MUNICIPAL TANK APPROX. 6.8 KM 1104319.5 |
OM1102| OM1099 MADISON TV STATION WHA TOWER 111.720 METERS 13611 |
OM1102| NH1381 MC FARLAND RAD WKOW N MAST APPROX.11.4 KM 1410410.3 |
OM1102| OM1088 MADISON GREYHOUND BUS CO MAST APPROX. 6.7 KM 1605346.3 |
OM1102| OM1087 MADISON RAD STA WISC FM TOWER APPROX. 5.7 KM 1743246.7 |
OM1102| OM1100 MADISON GENERAL HOSPITAL STACK APPROX. 1.4 KM 1771844.9 |
OM1102| OM1089 MADISON RAD STA KSA 368 MAST APPROX. 4.1 KM 1820140.5 |
OM1102| OM1091 MADISON RAD STA WHA E TWR APPROX. 3.9 KM 1831412.3 |
OM1102| OM1098 MADISON RADIO STA WIBA TWR APPROX. 8.8 KM 1943200.9 |
OM1102| WISCONSIN RM 2 27.246 METERS 19726 |
OM1102| WISCONSIN AZ MK 2031222.5 |
OM1102| OM1095 MADISON UNIV OF WIS PWRHSE STK APPROX. 0.6 KM 2182023.0 |
OM1102| OM1080 MADISON MUNICIPAL TANK APPROX. 5.7 KM 2194816.7 |
OM1102| WISCONSIN RM 3 6.440 METERS 21954 |
OM1102| OM1153 MADISON TV STATION WISC MAST APPROX. 9.8 KM 2380957.2 |
OM1102| OM1084 MADISON LADY QUEEN OF PEACE CH APPROX. 4.0 KM 2424113.1 |
OM1102| OM1079 MADISON TV STATION WKOW MAST APPROX. 6.6 KM 2463642.3 |
OM1102| OM1090 MADISON RADIO STA KSA 293 TWR APPROX. 3.3 KM 2471630.4 |
OM1102| OM1096 MADISON FIRST CONG CH DOME APPROX. 1.0 KM 2472239.4 |
OM1102| OM1094 MADISON TV STATION WMTV MAST APPROX. 7.4 KM 2474258.1 |
OM1102| OM1144 MARTINSVILLE ST MARTIN CATH CH APPROX.19.2 KM 3072232.8 |
OM1102|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
OM1102
OM1102 SUPERSEDED SURVEY CONTROL
OM1102
OM1102 NAD 83(1986)- 43 04 35.96634(N) 089 24 10.01318(W) AD( ) 2
OM1102 NAD 27 - 43 04 35.98600(N) 089 24 09.57700(W) AD( ) 2
OM1102
OM1102.Superseded values are not recommended for survey control.
OM1102.NGS no longer adjusts projects to the NAD 27 or NGVD 29 datums.
OM1102.See file dsdata.txt to determine how the superseded data were derived.
OM1102
OM1102_MARKER: DS = TRIANGULATION STATION DISK
OM1102_SETTING: 7 = SET IN TOP OF CONCRETE MONUMENT
OM1102
OM1102 HISTORY - Date Condition Recov. By
OM1102 HISTORY - 1935 MONUMENTED CGS
OM1102 HISTORY - 1953 GOOD CGS
OM1102 HISTORY - 1958 GOOD CGS
OM1102 HISTORY - 1963 SEE DESCRIPTION ALSTER
OM1102 HISTORY - 1974 SEE DESCRIPTION NGS
OM1102
OM1102 STATION DESCRIPTION
OM1102
OM1102''DESCRIBED BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1935 (CAS)
OM1102''THIS STATION IS LOCATED AT THE NORTH EDGE OF THE CAMPUS
OM1102''OF THE UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN. ON BLUFF AT THE SOUTH
OM1102''SIDE OF LAKE MENDOTA. THE STATION MARK IS ABOUT 100 YARDS
OM1102''NORTH OF THE ENGINEERING BUILDING. 60 FEET WEST OF RESERVOIR.
OM1102''21-1/2 FEET WEST OF THE NORTH END OF SKI JUMP. THE MARK
OM1102''IS FLUSH WITH THE GROUND.
OM1102''
OM1102''SURFACE AND UNDERGROUND MARKS ARE BRONZE TABLETS SET IN
OM1102''CONCRETE.
OM1102''
OM1102''REFERENCE MARK NO. 1 IS EAST OF THE STATION. THE MARK IS
OM1102''A STANDARD REFERENCE MARK DISC SET IN DRILL HOLE, IN LOW
OM1102''CONCRETE WALL AT THE SOUTH SIDE OF RESERVOIR. THE MARK IS
OM1102''FLUSH WITH THE TOP OF THE WALL.
OM1102''
OM1102''REFERENCE MARK NO. 2 IS SOUTH OF THE STATION. IT IS SET
OM1102''IN DRILL HOLE IN 4X4 FOOT BLOCK OF CONCRETE, WHICH WAS
OM1102''ORIGINALLY SET AS A SNOW GAUGE BASE. THE MARK IS FLUSH WITH
OM1102''THE TOP OF THE CONCRETE BLOCK. THE DISTANCE BETWEEN THE
OM1102''REFERENCE MARKS IS 131.36 FEET.
OM1102''
OM1102''C.W.A. TRAVERSE STATION NO. 426 (AZIMUTH MARK) IS NORTH OF
OM1102''THE STATION ACROSS LAKE MENDOTA. ON RIGHT-OF-WAY OF NORTHWESTERN
OM1102''RAILROAD. THE MARK IS A STANDARD U.S.C. AND G.S. AND STATE
OM1102''SURVEY BRONZE DISC SET IN DRILL HOLE IN STONE CULVERT. THE
OM1102''MARK IS AT THE SOUTHEAST CORNER OF STONE RAILROAD CULVERT.
OM1102''18 FEET SOUTH OF SOUTH RAIL. 350 FEET NORTH OF NORTH BANK
OM1102''OF LAKE MENDOTA. 250 YARDS WEST OF RAILROAD SIGNAL POST
OM1102''AND 950 YARDS EAST OF ANOTHER SIGNAL POST. ABOUT 1/2 MILE
OM1102''SOUTH OF WISCONSIN STATE TUBERCULOSIS HOSPITAL. THE MARK
OM1102''IS FLUSH WITH THE TOP OF CULVERT.
OM1102
OM1102 STATION RECOVERY (1953)
OM1102
OM1102''RECOVERY NOTE BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1953 (LWQ)
OM1102''THE STATION AND REFERENCE MARKS WERE RECOVERED IN GOOD CONDITION.
OM1102''THE DESCRIPTION IS ADEQUATE. DISTANCES TO REFERENCE MARKS
OM1102''NOT CHECKED. NO ATTEMPT WAS MADE TO RECOVER THE AZIMUTH
OM1102''MARK.
OM1102
OM1102 STATION RECOVERY (1958)
OM1102
OM1102''RECOVERY NOTE BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1958 (GWM)
OM1102''THE STATION, REFERENCE MARK 1 AND REFERENCE MARK 2 WERE
OM1102''RECOVERED IN GOOD CONDTION. THE CWA TRAVERSE STATION NO
OM1102''426 USED AS AN AZIMUTH MARK WAS NOT FOUND AND IS BELIEVED
OM1102''TO BE DESTROYED. THE REFERENCE MEASUREMENTS TO THE STATION
OM1102''CHECKED EXCEPT FOR THE DISTANCE TO THE NORTH END OF THE
OM1102''SKI JUMP WHICH IS NO LONGER THERE. NEW REFERENCE POINTS
OM1102''WERE ADDED TO THE STATION AND THE REFERENCE MARKS. THE
OM1102''DIRECTION TO REFERENCE MARK 1 WAS FOUND TO BE 1 MINUTE LARGER
OM1102''THAN PREVIOUSLY OBSERVED. THE DISTANCE TO REFERENCE MARK
OM1102''1 WAS FOUND TO BE 0.12 FOOT SHORTER THAN PREVIOUSLY
OM1102''MEASURED. THE DIRECTION TO REFERENCE MARK 2 WAS FOUND TO BE
OM1102''1 MINUTE AND 27 SECONDS SMALLER THAN PREVIOUSLY OBSERVED.
OM1102''THE DISTANCE TO REFERENCE MARK 2 CHECKED. THE DISTANCE
OM1102''BETWEEN REFERENCE MARK 1 AND REFERENCE MARK 2 WAS FOUND TO
OM1102''BE 0.42 FOOT LONGER THAN PREVIOUSLY MEASURED. A NEW
OM1102''AZIMUTH MARK WAS ESTABLISHED AT THIS TIME. A COMPLETE NEW
OM1102''DESCRIPTION FOLLOWS.
OM1102''
OM1102''THE STATION IS LOCATED AT THE NORTH EDGE OF THE CAMPUS OF THE
OM1102''UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN. ON A BLUFF AT THE SOUTH SIDE OF
OM1102''LAKE MENDOTA. IT IS 300 FEET NORTH OF THE ENGINEERING BUILDING,
OM1102''60 FEET WEST OF A CONCRETE RESERVOIR, 34 FEET NORTHWEST OF
OM1102''A 16 INCH ELM TREE, 25 FEET EAST OF A 24 INCH PINE TREE,
OM1102''AND 21 FEET NORTHEAST OF THE NORTH END OF A LARGE BOULDER
OM1102''WITH A BRONZE PLATE ON THE SOUTHEAST SIDE. THE MONUMENT
OM1102''PROJECTS 1 INCH AND THE DISK IS STAMPED WISCONSIN 1935.
OM1102''
OM1102''REFERENCE MARK 1 IS SET IN A DRILL HOLE IN A LOW CONCRETE
OM1102''WALL AT THE SOUTH SIDE OF THE RESERVOIR, AND 42 FEET WEST
OM1102''OF THE CENTERLINE OF A PAVED STREET. THE DISK IS FLUSH AND
OM1102''IS STAMPED WISCONSIN NO 1 1935.
OM1102''
OM1102''REFERENCE MARK 2 IS SET IN A DRILL HOLE IN A 4X4 FOOT CONCRETE
OM1102''BLOCK PROJECTING 6 INCHES (BLOCK WAS ORIGINALLY SET AS A
OM1102''SNOW GAUGE BASE), 32 FEET NORTH OF A 36 INCH PINE TREE, AND
OM1102''31 FEET SOUTHWEST OF A 24 INCH OAK TREE. THE DISK IS FLUSH
OM1102''AND IS STAMPED WISCONSIN NO 2 1935.
OM1102''
OM1102''THE AZIMUTH MARK IS SET IN A DRILL HOLE IN THE CONCRETE PATIO
OM1102''25 FEET EAST OF THE CENTER OF THE BASE OF THE LINCOLN MONUMENT IN
OM1102''FRONT OF BASCOM HALL. THE DISK IS FLUSH AND IS STAMPED
OM1102''WISCONSIN 1935.
OM1102''
OM1102''NO 77 WISCONSIN GEODETIC SURVEY IS 5 FEET NORTH OF A 36 INCH
OM1102''PINE TREE, 12 FEET SOUTH OF A 28 INCH PINE TREE, AND 33 FEET
OM1102''NORTHWEST OF THE CENTERLINE OF A PAVED STREET. THE MARK
OM1102''IS A STANDARD WISCONSIN GEODETIC SURVEY BENCH MARK DISK
OM1102''SET IN THE TOP OF A 4X4 INCH CONCRETE POST PROJECTING 6 INCHES
OM1102''STAMPED STA 77.
OM1102''
OM1102''HEIGHT OF LIGHT ABOVE STATION MARK 34 METERS
OM1102
OM1102 STATION RECOVERY (1963)
OM1102
OM1102''RECOVERY NOTE BY ALSTER AND ASSOCIATES ENGINEERS 1963 (LRE)
OM1102''STATION WISCONSIN WAS DESTROYED RECENTLY BY UNIV. OF WISCONSIN
OM1102''WHILE BUILDING A SCENIC OVERLOOK ABOVE LAKE MENDOTA. REF.
OM1102''MK. NO. 1 FOUND IN WALL TOP OF RESERVOIR. REF. MK. 2 IS ALSO
OM1102''DESTROYED. AZIMUTH MARK IS O.K.
OM1102
OM1102 STATION RECOVERY (1974)
OM1102
OM1102''RECOVERY NOTE BY NATIONAL GEODETIC SURVEY 1974 (CLN)
OM1102''THE AZIMUTH MARK AND REFERENCE MARK 1 WERE FOUND IN GOOD
OM1102''CONDITION. THE STATION MARK WAS NOT FOUND AND ASSUMED TO
OM1102''HAVE BEEN DESTROYED BY CONSTRUCTION OF AN OVERLOOK. REFERENCE
OM1102''MARK 2 AND NO 77 (WISC. GEOD. S) WERE NOT FOUND AND ASSUMED
OM1102''DESTROYED BY GRADING.. A NEW STATION MARK WAS SET BY USING
OM1102''THE DISTANCE FROM REFERENCE MARK 1 AND THE DIRECTION BETWEEN
OM1102''THE WATER TANK, REFERENCE MARK 1 AND THE AZIMUTH MARK.
OM1102''REFERENCE MARK 3 WAS SET. A NEW DESCRIPTION FOLLOWS--
OM1102''
OM1102''THE STATION MARK IS A FLAT HEAD SCREW WITH A CROSS, SET
OM1102''IN THE TOP AND NORTHWEST SIDE OF A 6 FOOT IN DIAMETER CONCRETE TYPE
OM1102''PEDESTAL SEAT, 1.2 FEET SOUTHEAST OF THE NORTHWEST EDGE OF THE
OM1102''PEDESTAL, 5.3 FEET SOUTH OF A METAL RAILING AT THE NORTH EDGE OF
OM1102''OVERLOOK, 16.6 FEET EAST OF THE NORTHWEST CORNER OF
OM1102''OVERLOOK, 34 FEET WEST OF THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF THE OVERLOOK,
OM1102''27 FEET NORTHEAST OF THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF THE OVERLOOK,
OM1102''ABOUT 0.1 MILE NORTHEAST OF BASCOM HALL, ABOUT 0.1 MILE
OM1102''WEST OF HELEN C. WHITE HALL AND AT THE NORTH EDGE OF THE
OM1102''UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN CAMPUS OVERLOOKING LAKE MENDOTA.
OM1102''
OM1102''REFERENCE MARK 1 IS A STANDARD DISK STAMPED WISCONSIN NO 1
OM1102''1935 SET IN DRILL HOLE IN THE TOP OF THE MOST SOUTHERLY WALL
OM1102''OF OLD RESERVOIR BASE, ABOUT 3 FEET ABOVE FLOOR AND AT THE
OM1102''EAST SIDE OF THREE STEPS LEADING TO THE FLOOR AND 42 FEET
OM1102''WEST OF THE CENTERLINE OF PAVED STREET.
OM1102''
OM1102''REFERENCE MARK 3 IS A STANDARD DISK STAMPED WISCONSIN 1935
OM1102''NO 3 1974 SET IN A DRILL HOLE IN THE TOP AND NORTHEAST CORNER
OM1102''OF THE CONCRETE BASE OF RESMUS BJORN ANDERSON MONUMENT AT
OM1102''THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF THE OVERLOOK.
OM1102''
OM1102''THE AZIMUTH MARK IS A STANDARD DISK STAMPED WISCONSIN 1935 SET
OM1102''IN A DRILL HOLE IN THE EAST EDGE OF A CONCRETE PATIO, 23 FEET
OM1102''EAST OF THE LINCOLN MONUMENT IN FRONT OF BASCOM HALL.
OM1102''
OM1102''HEIGHT OF LIGHT ABOVE STATION MARK 5 FEET.
OM1102''
OM1102''AIRLINE DISTANCE AND DIRECTION FROM NEAREST TOWN--AT MADISON
Azimuth Condition: Good

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