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Nebraska Department of Natural Resources, Lincoln, Nebraska
BenchmarkID - 45      
Designation - AMES (NRC)      
Point ID # - AR0190   NGS PID # MK2064
USGS Quad - MALMO NW      
County - Dodge      
State - Nebraska      

Horizontal Datum
Horiziontal Datum - NAD 83            
Horizontal Order - 2nd            
      Latitude   Longitude        
Position -   41° 27' 10.6897"  (N)   -096° 38' 44.0568"  (W)        
State Plane Zone : 2600  
SPC NE (Meters) - Northing:   185,255.191   Easting:   780,118.621
SPC NE (Feet) - Northing:   607,791.406   Easting:   2,559,439.176
  - Scale Factor:   .999659020   Convergence:   + 2 13 22.69

Veritical Datum
Vertical Datum - NAVD 88      
Veritcal Order - 3rd      
Height - Orthometric Height   1,234.102 (Feet)
Height - Orthometric Height   376.155 (Meters)
GEOID  93 - GeoID Height:   26.431 (Meters)
Ellips - Ellipsoidal Height   349.724 (Meters)
Vertical Conversion Factor - 88 Minus 29 - Height: .145 (Meters) Based on: VERTCON
NGVD 29 - Elevation:   1,233.626 (Feet)

Description
Date Established: JULY 1998
Legal Description: ON EAST SIDE OF THE SE 1/4 OF SW 1/4 OF SECTION 8 - T 17 N - R 7 E
General Description:
THE HORIZONTAL COORDINATES WERE ESTABLISHED BY GPS OBSERVATIONS AND ADJUSTED BY THE NE. NATURAL RESOURCES COMM., FROM 1ST ORDER N.G.S. STATION ( ART PETERS ) THE ELEVATION WAS ESTABLISHED BY GPS FROM 2ND ORDER N.G.S. STATION ( C 340 RESET ) DESCRIPTION: AMES THE STATION IS LOCATED ABOUT 1.0 MILE WEST OF AMES, 17.0 FT. SOUTH OF THE SOUTH RAIL OF THE U.P. RAILROAD, 26 FT. SOUTH, 27 FEET WEST OF THE CENTER OF RAILROAD CROSSING ( 2 TRACKS ), 11 FT. NORTH OF TELEPHONE POLE, 10 FT. NORTH OF USGS WITNESS POST. A STANDARD TABLET CRIMPED ON 0.5 INCH COPPER COATED ROD, CENTERED IN 6 INCH DIAMETER TILE, 12 INCH LONG, FILLED WITH GRAVEL TO WITHIN 1 INCH OF CAP. STAMPED ( ET AMES 1967 ) REFERENCE MARK 1 IS WEST OF THE STATION, 28 FT. SOUTH, 57 FT. WEST OF CENTER OF RAILROAD CROSSING, 21 FT. SOUTH OF SOUTH RAIL STAMPED ( AMES NO 1 1967 ) REFERENCE MARK 2 IS NORTH OF THE STATION, 42 FT. NORTH, 37 FT. WEST OF RAILROAD CROSSING, 32 FT. NORTH OF THE NORTH RAIL, STAMPED ( AMES NO 2 1967 )