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Details for Benchmark: OQ0770

N 43° 42.819 W 096° 30.069 (NAD 83)

Altitude: 0

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

Location:
In MINNEHAHA county, SD View Original Datasheet
Designation:
GARRETSON CONG CH SHORT STEEPL
Marker Type:
NGS Benchmark
Setting:
setting not listed - see description
Stability:

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Good thing the Blasterz posted a picture. I was sure I was looking for the other church steeples nearby.

[Photos:]
photoLittle steeple

Observed while caching in town

TFTBM

FTF on a big benchmarking day from Vermillion SD to Fairmont MN, during a trip to the SD Palisades

[Photos:]
photoOQ0770 Garrettson SD Cong Ch Short Steeple

Documented History (by the NGS)

01/01/1927 by CGS (FIRST OBSERVED)
01/01/1935 by CGS (GOOD)
DESCRIBED BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1935 (CMC) THIS MARK IS THE SAME AS IN 1927.

Control Text

  • The horizontal coordinates were established by classical geodetic methods and adjusted by the National Geodetic Survey in January 1998.
  • The Laplace correction was computed from DEFLEC99 derived deflections.
  • The geoid height was determined by GEOID99.

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