Details for Benchmark: LY2723
N 41° 20.559 W 075° 39.613 (NAD 83)
Coordinates may not be exact. Altitude is UNKNOWN and location is ADJUSTED. (more info)
- In LACKAWANNA county, PA View Original Datasheet
- AIRWAY BCN 19 S OF SCRANTON
- Marker Type:
- NGS Benchmark
- setting not listed - see description
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Documented History (by the NGS)
|1/1/1959 by CGS (MONUMENTED)
|DESCRIBED BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1959 (CGS)
THE STATION IS THE CENTER OF THE REVOLVING LIGHT ON THE APEX OF THE CIVIL AERONAUTICS TOWER WHICH IS LOCATED ABOUT 3 MILES SOUTH OF SCRANTON AND ON TOP OF A MOUNTAIN LOCALLY KNOWN AS MOOSIC MOUNTAIN. IT IS A 4-LEGGED LACE STEEL STRUCTURE PAINTED ALTERNATELY ORANGE AND WHITE AND THE OVERALL HEIGHT OF THE STRUCTURE IS APPROXIMATELY 64 FEET.
|1/1/1960 by CGS (SEE DESCRIPTION)
|RECOVERY NOTE BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1960 (JCC)
THE STATION WAS RECOVERED AS DESCRIBED AND FOUND IN GOOD CONDITION.
|1/1/1962 by CGS (SEE DESCRIPTION)
|RECOVERY NOTE BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1962 (FBM)
THIS STATION WAS NOT VISITED, BUT AN AZIMUTH CHECK WAS OBTAINED FROM PORT (1959).
|1/1/1966 by CGS (SEE DESCRIPTION)
|RECOVERY NOTE BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1966 (EP)
THIS STATION WAS NOT VISITED, THE AZIMUTH WAS CHECKED BETWEEN THIS STATION AND WILKESBARRE-SCRANTON AIRPORT CONTROL TOWER, 1959 AT STATION PORT, 1959.
AIRLINE DISTANCE AND DIRECTION FROM NEAREST TOWN- 4 MILES SOUTHEAST OF MOOSIC.
|1/1/1970 by NGS (SEE DESCRIPTION)
|RECOVERY NOTE BY NATIONAL GEODETIC SURVEY 1970 (WMR)
THE TOWER ON WHICH THE BEACON WAS SUPPORTED IS STILL IN PLACE. THE REVOLVING BEACON HAS BEEN REMOVED. A FLASHING RED LIGHT WAS MOUNTED IN THE CENTER OF THE TOWER. THE FLASHING RED LIGHT IS IN THE SAME LOCATION AS THE BEACON.
|1/1/1974 by NGS (SEE DESCRIPTION)
|RECOVERY NOTE BY NATIONAL GEODETIC SURVEY 1974 (ARB)
THIS STATION RECOVERED IN GOOD CONDITION AS DESCRIBED WITH THE EXCEPTION THAT THERE IS NO LONGER A REVOLVING BEACON ON THE TOWER. IT HAS BEEN REPLACED WITH AN OBSTRUCTION CODE BEACON FLASHING RED.
AIRLINE DISTANCE AND DIRECTION FROM NEAREST TOWN - ABOUT 3 MILES SOUTH OF SCRANTON.
- The horizontal coordinates were established by classical geodetic methods and adjusted by the National Geodetic Survey in September 1999.
- The Laplace correction was computed from DEFLEC99 derived deflections.
- The geoid height was determined by GEOID99.