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Details for Benchmark: DG2795

N 33° 46.956 W 084° 23.318 (NAD 83)

Altitude: 0

Coordinates may not be exact. Altitude is UNKNOWN and location is ADJUSTED. (more info)

Location:
In FULTON county, GA View Original Datasheet
Designation:
ATLANTA TV STA WTCG TOWER
Marker Type:
radio/tv tower
Setting:
setting not listed - see description
Stability:

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Sorry Folks - this tower was dismantled in 2010, when it had stopped broadcasting. The benchmark is destroyed. See: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Turner_Broadcasting_tower

Found while sitting in traffic

Spotted while traveling through the area!

Found while caching near-by. It was pouring rain when we got into town and all we were able to do was benchmarks and virtuals.

Observed while on a trip to the south east and Geocaching in Florida.
Old Professor - Tipton, Mo

On our way to downtown Atlanta with family. We spotted this tower from the interstate.

[Photos:]
photoDG2795

Observed as described during morning walk.

TFTBM.

Show more cartoons WTCG!!!

Boom! Can't miss something that tall!

It´s still there, on my Way back to Germany

On the road from the Hartsfield Jackson Airport to the Hotel we passed this tower.

[Photos:]
photoDG2795

Drove by it from the Airport to the Hotel.

[Photos:]
photoDG2795 - from the road

It's still there...drive past it every time I'm in town

Found on a run through Atlanta.

Drove by this one so many times. Finally check to see and danged if it wasn't a listed Benchmark. Mark recovered as described. Wahoo! #301 for me!

Drove by this benchmark on my way in today.

Walked by this on a morning cache walk.

Found it on my way to the hotel from the airport.

We did a driveby on this one while on a trip across the country. (Do, Pa, Ry, Ri, Ga)

Documented History (by the NGS)

01/01/1973 by NGS (FIRST OBSERVED)
DESCRIBED BY NATIONAL GEODETIC SURVEY 1973 (JCL) THE STATION IS THE POLE ANTENNA ATOP AND CENTER OF THE ATLANTA TELEVISION STATION WTCG, OWNED BY TURNER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION. IT IS A THREE LEGGED, SKELETON STEEL STRUCTURE, PAINTED ALTERNATELY RED AND WHITE AND IS APPROXIMATELY 1,081 FEET HIGH. STATION IS LOCATED IN THE NORTH SECTION OF ATLANTA, 1.0 MILE SOUTH OF THE JUNCTION OF INTERSTATES 75 AND 85, 0.1 MILE EAST OF INTERSTATE 75, BETWEEN SPRING STREET AND WEST PEACHTREE STREET, AT 1018 WEST PEACHTREE STREET.

Control Text

  • The horizontal coordinates were established by classical geodetic methods and adjusted by the National Geodetic Survey in September 1997.
  • The Laplace correction was computed from DEFLEC99 derived deflections.
  • The geoid height was determined by GEOID99.

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