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Details for Benchmark: OW0313

N 43° 40.184 W 109° 11.892 (NAD 83)

Altitude: 11384

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

Location:
In FREMONT county, WY View Original Datasheet
Designation:
MUDDY LOOKOUT CABIN
Marker Type:
lookout house
Setting:
setting not listed - see description
Stability:

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Documented History (by the NGS)

01/01/1946 by CGS (FIRST OBSERVED)
DESCRIBED BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1946 (CL) THE STATION IS THE UNFINISHED LOOKOUT CABIN AT THE SITE OF TRIANGULATION STATION MUDDY (USGS) 1936. THE NAME OF THE LOOKOUT CABIN WAS NOT LEARNED AND SO WAS CALLED MUDDY LOOKOUT CABIN FROM ITS LOCATION, WHICH IS ATOP WHAT IS KNOWN LOCALLY AS MONUMENT PEAK AND LOCATED ABOUT 21 MILES EAST AND 9 MILES NORTH OF DUBOIS. THE CABIN IS A SQUARE WOODEN STRUCTURE WITH A LOOKOUT CUPOLA AND IS UNFINISHED AND UNUSED. DISTANCE AND TRIANGULATION STATION MUDDY (USGS) 1936 TO THE CENTER OF THE CABIN IS 12.94 FEET OR 3.945 METERS.

Control Text

  • 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.