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Details for Benchmark: OX0783

N 43° 11.003 W 110° 27.560 (NAD 83)

Altitude: 8261

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

Location:
In SUBLETTE county, WY View Original Datasheet
Designation:
MONUMENT RIDGE LOH
Marker Type:
lookout house
Setting:
setting not listed - see description
Stability:

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Found while on Monument Ridge JBOH Trail

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Great View from up here

Documented History (by the NGS)

01/01/1946 by USFS (FIRST OBSERVED)
DESCRIBED BY US FOREST SERVICE 1946 THE MONUMENT RIDGE LOOKOUT HOUSE (CENTER) IS A SUITABLE SUBSTITUTE CONTROL STATION. TO REACH THE STATION FROM THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF THE PARK IN JACKSON GO SOUTHEAST ON U.S. HIGHWAY NO. 187 25.0 MILES TO BONDURANT POST OFFICE ON THE RIGHT AND A CHURCH ON THE LEFT. CONTINUE ON THE HIGHWAY 2.2 MILES TO A ROAD LEADING TO RIGHT, WESTERLY AND SIGN UPPER HOBACK RIVER ROAD. TURN RIGHT ON A DIRT ROAD AND GO 0.55 MILES TO FORKS. TAKE THE LEFT FORK UP DRAW THENCE RIGHT, NORTHERLY UP RIDGE FOR 5.65 MILES TO THE U.S. FOREST SERVICE LOOKOUT HOUSE.

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.