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Details for Benchmark: MA2174

N 41° 45.193 W 078° 00.069 (NAD 83)

Altitude: 0

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

Location:
In POTTER county, PA View Original Datasheet
Designation:
COUDERSPORT RAD STA WFRM MAST
Marker Type:
NGS Benchmark
Setting:
setting not listed - see description
Stability:

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found near summit

[Photos:]
photoWFRM tower
photocloseup of tower

12-25-2003 12:30
Radio Station mast and radio Station still intact. Previous description still applies.

[Photos:]
photoTop of Tower
photoTower
photoBase of Tower
photoTower Registration number

Documented History (by the NGS)

01/01/1967 by CGS (MONUMENTED)
DESCRIBED BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1967 (ELH) THE STATION IS LOCATED 2 MILES SOUTHEAST OF COUDERSPORT, ON A HIGH BARE HILL, ALONG THE INEZ-COUDERSPORT ROAD. IT IS CONSTRUCTED OF STRUCTURAL STEEL, A SINGLE COLUMN WITH THREE GUYED LEGS, PAINTED ALTERNATE ORANGE AND WHITE. IT IS 270 FEET HIGH WITH A FLASHING LIGHT AT THE APEX. THE INTERSECTION POINT IS THE LIGHT.
01/01/1968 by CGS (SEE DESCRIPTION)
RECOVERY NOTE BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1968 (ELH) STATION RECOVERED AS DESCRIBED BY J.L. COOK IN 1967. A TRAVERSE CONNECTION WAS MADE TO TRAVERSE STATION COUDERSPORT 1968, DISTANCE BEING 276.79 FT. OR 84.365 METERS.

Control Text

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

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