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Details for Benchmark: NC1212

N 42° 39.564 W 078° 31.707 (NAD 83)

Altitude: 0

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

Location:
In ERIE county, NY View Original Datasheet
Designation:
HOLLAND ATT MICROWAVE KEM 46
Marker Type:
microwave tower
Setting:
setting not listed - see description
Stability:

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Out benchmark hunting!

Found this easily after looking for disks most of the morning. These break up the monotony of searching through weeds and finding nothing. I didn't know this was here - so I learned something to boot!

[Photos:]
photoThe tower and station.
photoCoords and elevation from the ground.

Found as described.

[Photos:]
photoHolland ATT tower

Documented History (by the NGS)

01/01/1973 by NGS (FIRST OBSERVED)
DESCRIBED BY NATIONAL GEODETIC SURVEY 1973 (WOM) AMERICAN TELEPHONE AND TELEGRAPH COMPANY MICRO WAVE TOWER, KEM 46 IS A 4 LEGGED STEEL TOWER 125 FEET HIGH, AND IS PAINTED GRAY AND HAS TWO LARGE REFLECTORS AT THE TOP OF TOWER. STATION IS THE TOP CENTER OF A POLE FOR A LIGHT (NOT CENTERED) ATOP THE TOWER AND IS LOCATED ABOUT 1.0 MILE NORTH-NORTHWEST OF THE JUNCTION OF VERMONT STREET AND VERMONT HILL ROAD, TOWN OF HOLLAND.
06/20/1991 by USPSQD (GOOD)
RECOVERY NOTE BY US POWER SQUADRON 1991 (HEE) RECOVERED IN GOOD CONDITION.

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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