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CON File Data - Point Measurement Data (Control)

 

Field Name

Datatype

CDCS name

NOTE

Comment_code

Char

n/a

A non-space character in 1st column turns line into a free text comment. A nonspace is used to comment out data so that is is not used in the ensuing adjustment.

Meas_GCDB_ID

String

none

Unique alphanumeric ID that helps identify the function of a particular point. There is a 6-character standard for points within the PLSS. GMM uses this standard for subdivision of sections. BLM catalogues non-PLSS corners into broad categories using the first three characters of a 6-character ID.

Meas_Latitude

Numeric

Y coordinate

Positional value measured from a physical monument.

Format is DDMMSS.ssss and GMM assumes the value is North Latitude

Meas_Longitude

Numeric

X coordinate

Positional value measured from a physical monument.

Format is DDDMMSS.ssss and GMM assumes the value is West Longitude.

Elevation

Numeric

Z coordinate

Elevation above mean sea level. Units are assumed feet in GMM.

North_err_est

Integer

none

Estimated error of Northing (latitude) measured value. Units are assumed feet in GMM

East_err_est

Integer

none

Estimated error of Easting (longitude) measuered value. Units are assumed feet in GMM.

Datum

2 Char

none

Datum the coordinate values are referenced to, such as "North American Datum of 1983".

In GMM valid values are 27 means NAD27; 83 means NAD83; HP means High Precision.