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Details for Benchmark: MP0647

N 41° 06.555 W 107° 11.664 (NAD 83)

Altitude: 8389

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

Location:
In CARBON county, WY View Original Datasheet
Designation:
SANDSTONE
Marker Type:
triangulation station disk
Setting:
set into the top of a round concrete monument
Stability:

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Triangulation Station SANDSTONE was recovered in good condition. It was as described, with the addition that this mark is located at Milepost 30.2 of Wyoming Highway 70; and it is 70 feet south of the highway.

[Photos:]
photoMP0647 20060617 G (Carbon Co. WY)
Triangulation Station SANDSTONE w/GPSr.
photoMP0647 20060617 C (Carbon Co. WY)
Triangulation Station SANDSTONE.
photoMP0647 20060617 B (Carbon Co. WY)
Triangulation Station SANDSTONE from Eye Level.
photoMP0647 20060617 A1 N (Carbon Co. WY)
North at Triangulation Station SANDSTONE.
photoMP0647 20060617 A2 E (Carbon Co. WY)
East at Triangulation Station SANDSTONE.

Documented History (by the NGS)

01/01/1937 by CGS (MONUMENTED)
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  • The horizontal coordinates were established by classical geodetic methods and adjusted by the National Geodetic Survey in January 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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