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Details for Benchmark: GC2181

N 36° 24.413 W 086° 28.278 (NAD 83)

Altitude: 0

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

Location:
In SUMNER county, TN View Original Datasheet
Designation:
AIRWAY BEACON 66
Marker Type:
airway beacon
Setting:
setting not listed - see description
Stability:

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I've been able to see this as it works since I was a kid from my parents house. Never knew I should be looking for it.

It is standing and in use! pics to come!

[Photos:]
photoStill in use
The description led me here and was acurate except the dirt road is now paved and is a major thoroughfare around Gallatin. pic taken at night to show use!

Documented History (by the NGS)

01/01/1933 by CGS (FIRST OBSERVED)
DESCRIBED BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1933 (GLA) A 24-INCH BEACON ON 75-FOOT STEEL TOWER ABOUT 2 MILES NORTHWEST OF GALLATIN. TO REACH FROM GALLATIN, GO NORTHWEST ON ROUTE 25 APPROXIMATELY 1.1 MILES TO BRIDGE, CROSS BRIDGE, TURN RIGHT ONTO DIRT ROAD AND GO APPROXIMATELY 1 MILE TO BEACON SITE.

Control Text

  • The horizontal coordinates were established by classical geodetic methods and adjusted by the National Geodetic Survey in April 1999.
  • The Laplace correction was computed from DEFLEC99 derived deflections.
  • The geoid height was determined by GEOID99.

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