KITTS

NGS PID:
CG1127
Coordinates:
N 31.964917° W 111.599283°
Location:
Elevation:
6886 ft.
Type:
Triangulation Station Disk
Setting:
Bedrock
Year Established:
1920
Established By:
NGS
Status:
Recovered
Condition:
Good as of May 19, 2007
A report on the condition of this survey mark has been submitted to NGS, along with the following recovery note:

The station mark and reference marks 1 and 3 were found in good condition. Reference mark 2 is missing (though the drill hole and cement are still evident), as noted in the 1959 recovery. The azimuth mark was not searched for at this time.

NGS Triangulation Station Disk KITTS
NGS Triangulation Station Disk KITTS
An eyelevel view of the mark, and a peek at the wondrous scenery that lies beyond.
An eyelevel view of the mark, and a peek at the wondrous scenery that lies beyond.
Looking SW toward the 4-meter Mayall Telescope that looms over the landscape.
Looking SW toward the 4-meter Mayall Telescope that looms over the landscape.
Looking W, a better view over the landscape.
Looking W, a better view over the landscape.
View from the ground of the rock mound(s) we had to climb to reach the mark.  Also note the 'forbidden' tower.
View from the ground of the rock mound(s) we had to climb to reach the mark. Also note the ‘forbidden’ tower.
A view toward the mark from the observation deck in the 4-meter telescope.
A view toward the mark from the observation deck in the 4-meter telescope.
Reference Objects
Designation Status Condition Image
KITTS RM 1 Recovered Good NGS Reference Mark Disk KITTS RM 1
KITTS RM 2 Recovered Destroyed NGS Reference Mark Disk KITTS RM 2
KITTS RM 3 Recovered Good NGS Reference Mark Disk KITTS RM 3