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Details for Benchmark: PB0780

N 43° 49.141 W 121° 52.224 (NAD 83)

Altitude: 6763

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

Location:
In DESCHUTES county, OR View Original Datasheet
Designation:
CULTUS LOT RESET
Marker Type:
lookout tower
Setting:
setting not listed - see description
Stability:

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Tower is gone seems like the marker is gone with it. Found a large boulder with concrete in it but the marker looks to have been chiseled out.

Documented History (by the NGS)

1/1/1958 by USGS (FIRST OBSERVED)
DESCRIBED BY US GEOLOGICAL SURVEY 1958 A NEW TRUCK ROAD IS BEING BUILT FROM END OF TRUCK TRAVEL OF 1955 DESCRIPTIO TO TOP OF MOUNTAIN AND LOOKOUT TOWER. A NEW LOOKOUT TOWER WAS BUILT IN 1958 IN EXACT LOCATION OF OLD LOOKOUT TOWER. STATION MARK--STANDARD TABLET STAMPED---CULTUS LOT 1958---, ON 3-INCH PIPE CENTERED UNDER LOT. RM 1--STANDARD RM TABLET STAMPED---NO 1 1958---, CEMENTED IN LARGE BOULDER. RM 2--STANDARD RM TABLET STAMPED---NO 2 1958---, CEMENTED IN LARGE BOULDER.

Control Text

  • The horizontal coordinates were established by classical geodetic methods and adjusted by the National Geodetic Survey in October 1991.
  • The NAVD 88 height was computed by applying the VERTCON shift value to the NGVD 29 height (displayed under SUPERSEDED SURVEY CONTROL.)
  • The Laplace correction was computed from DEFLEC99 derived deflections.
  • The geoid height was determined by GEOID99.

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