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Details for Benchmark: EE2087

N 34° 51.786 W 085° 23.580 (NAD 83)

Altitude: 0

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

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

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Lookout tower has been removed, unsure what year but the cement foundation is still on the summit.

Back in 2007 I was doing work and removed an antenna then replaced with a new antenna for a Ham Radio transmitter here.

Access road is gated and locked, but you can see it from Thompsonville.

[Photos:]
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Lookout Mountain Lookout Tower, Walker County, GA. From GA Hwy 157 at Thompsonville.

Documented History (by the NGS)

01/01/1971 by NGS (FIRST OBSERVED)
DESCRIBED BY NATIONAL GEODETIC SURVEY 1971 (JCL) THE STATION IS THE APEX OF ROOF ON OBSERVATION CABIN, ATOP A FOUR LEGGED SKELETON STEEL TOWER. IT IS APPROXIMATELY 75 FEET HIGH AND IS GRAY IN COLOR. STATION IS LOCATED 5.7 MILES WEST OF CHICKAMAUGA, 2.6 MILES EAST OF THE WALKER-DADE COUNTY LINE AND 2.6 MILES WEST OF STATE HIGHWAY 193, ABOUT 50 YARDS EAST OF THE END OF A DIRT ROAD ON THE HIGHEST POINT OF LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN. THE LOOKOUT TOWER IS OWNED BY THE GEORGIA STATE FORESTRY COMMISSION.

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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