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Details for Benchmark: PD0763

N 44° 54.549 W 066° 59.681 (NAD 83)

Altitude: 0

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

Location:
In WASHINGTON county, ME View Original Datasheet
Designation:
RANGE MARK 8 IBC 1919
Marker Type:
range marker
Setting:
setting not listed - see description
Stability:

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Documented History (by the NGS)

1/1/1919 by IBC (FIRST OBSERVED)
DESCRIBED BY INTERNATIONAL BOUNDARY COMMISSION 1919 (JH) STATION IS THE BACK RANGE MARK, RANGING INTERNATIONAL BOUNDARY COURSE 1 - 2. ON MOOSE ISLAND IN PASSAMAQUODDY BAY, ABOUT 1/4 MILE N OF THE NW CORNER OF EASTPORT. THE STATION IS ON THE NW SLOPE OF A HIGH ROCKY HILL KNOWN AS THE BATTERY, AND ABOUT 100 METERS NW OF THE HIGHEST KNOB OF THE HILL. STATION MARK IS A 12 - FOOT RANGE MARK, BUILT SIMILAR TO THE STANDARD RANGE MARKS.
1/1/1946 by CGS (SEE DESCRIPTION)
RECOVERY NOTE BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1946 (NWS) STATION IS THE BACK RANGE MARK, RANGING INTERNATIONAL BOUNDARY COURSE 1-2. ON MOOSE ISLAND IN PASSAMAQUODDY BAY, ABOUT 1/4 MILE N OF THE NW CORNER OF EASTPORT. THE STATION IS ON THE NW SLOPE OF A HIGH ROCKY HILL KNOWN AS THE BATTERY, AND ABOUT 100 METERS NW OF THE HIGHEST KNOB OF THE HILL. STATION MARK IS A 12-FOOT RANGE MARK, BUILT SIMILAR TO THE STANDARD RANGE MARKS.
1/1/1972 by IBC (GOOD)
RECOVERY NOTE BY INTERNATIONAL BOUNDARY COMMISSION 1972 (FXP) RECOVERED, BUT NEEDS SOME REPAIRS.

Control Text

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

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