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Details for Benchmark: EE2056

N 34° 57.941 W 085° 22.492 (NAD 83)

Altitude: 0

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

Location:
In DADE county, GA View Original Datasheet
Designation:
LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN HOTEL SPIRE
Marker Type:
spire
Setting:
setting not listed - see description
Stability:

Must Read!

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While visiting the mountain to cache and ruby falls, we found a lot of benchmarks. It was a great day out.

Wow, what a building with a view. I don't think it's a hotel now, looks like a college. Would love to stay a weekend however.

This entry was edited by LZ33 on Friday, 20 December 2013 at 13:35:09 UTC.

[Photos:]
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photoThe tippy top

On my GW7 trip.

Found it!

Coords good Description right on

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photoEE2056

There it is.

Still there.

Found this one in good shape.

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photoEE2056
N 34° 57.940 W 085° 22.487

Recovered as described. Became Covenant College's Carter Hall in 1964. Coordinates were taken on the entrance/front facing side of the tower.

[Photos:]
photoEE2056

Documented History (by the NGS)

01/01/1934 by CGS (FIRST OBSERVED)
01/01/1957 by CGS (GOOD)
DESCRIBED BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1957 (JCL) THE STATION IS THE SPIRE ATOP THE CUPOLA ON THE HOTEL LOCATED ON LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN. THE HOTEL IS VERY PROMINENT ON THE SKYLINE.

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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