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Details for Benchmark: DG3280

N 33° 42.214 W 084° 46.412 (NAD 83)

Altitude: 0

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

Location:
In DOUGLAS county, GA View Original Datasheet
Designation:
DOUGLASVILLE DOUGLAS LOT
Marker Type:
lookout tower
Setting:
setting not listed - see description
Stability:

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Located the area of the old fire tower. It is a shame it was taken down. I remember it being here when I first moved to Douglas County in 1986
CajunCruzer

[last edit: 8/24/2003 4:10:07 PM PST]

I remember this tower from my childhood many, many years ago. It's sad to say now that it is gone.

Sidekicker and Family

Documented History (by the NGS)

01/01/1973 by NGS (FIRST OBSERVED)
DESCRIBED BY NATIONAL GEODETIC SURVEY 1973 (JCL) THE STATION IS THE APEX OF ROOF ATOP OBSERVATION CABIN OF THE DOUGLAS FIRE LOOKOUT TOWER, OWNED BY THE GEORGIA STATE FOREST SERVICE. IT IS A STANDARD OBSERVATION CABIN ATOP A SKELETON STEEL, FOUR LEGGED, TOWER. IT IS GRAY IN COLOR AND APPROXIMATELY 110 FEET HIGH. STATION IS LOCATED 4 MILES SOUTH-SOUTHWEST OF DOUGLASVILLE, 0.15 MILE SOUTH OF STATE ROUTE 5 AND 40 FEET NORTHEAST OF THE CENTERLINE OF A GRAVEL ROAD. A TRAVERSE TIE WAS MADE TO TRIANGULATION STATION DOUGLAS, THE DISTANCE BEING 37.3 FEET, 11.38 METERS.

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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