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Details for Benchmark: LO1008

N 40° 46.175 W 111° 53.492 (NAD 83)

Altitude: 4633

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

Location:
In SALT LAKE county, UT View Original Datasheet
Designation:
SALT LAKE CITY AZIMUTH
Marker Type:
NGS Benchmark
Setting:
setting not listed - see description
Stability:

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found it...

found during utah road trip

Found during trip to Utah with Memfis Mafia

Assuming this is the plaque with the elevation located on the outside south wall east end of the square

Found during USA trip with Trebbi.
Thanks for showing us this place!

Found during USA trip with ErikSi.
Thanks for showing us this place!

Trebbi

Spotted this one while enjoying a nice walk around Temple Square!

Coordinates seemed to be inside South Visitor Center, but could not get clear satellite reception to confirm.

Documented History (by the NGS)

01/01/1893 by CGS (MONUMENTED)
01/01/1942 by CGS (MARK NOT FOUND)
DESCRIBED BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1942 (LAM) LOCALITY FOUND PLANTED IN LAWN IN OCTOBER 1942. NO TRACE OF SURFACE MARK FOUND. UNDERGROUND MARK NOT SEARCHED FOR.

Control Text

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

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