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Details for Benchmark: MP0536

N 41° 10.044 W 106° 19.852 (NAD 83)

Altitude: 0

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

Location:
In CARBON county, WY View Original Datasheet
Designation:
JAYS ROOST LOOKOUT TOWER
Marker Type:
lookout tower
Setting:
setting not listed - see description
Stability:

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Stills standing as of 2012

Found it while mountain biking (well... walking with my bike actually at that particular point - for those of you who have found, you know why I was walking). Didn't have a camera with me or I would have taken a shot. Cuckoo

9/7/87 This is sort of a roost, no cab just a platform

Documented History (by the NGS)

01/01/1949 by CGS (FIRST OBSERVED)
DESCRIBED BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1949 (DHK) STATION IS THE CENTER OF THE JAYS ROOST LOOKOUT TOWER LOCATED ABOUT 14 MILES NORTHWEST OF MTN. HOME, AND ABOUT 13.5 MILES SOUTHWEST OF CENTENNIAL. THE LOOKOUT CONSISTS OF A 6-FOOT SQUARE PLATFORM ATOP A STRUCTURAL STEEL TOWER ABOUT 30 FEET HIGH.

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