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Details for Benchmark: PE1864

N 44° 08.051 W 068° 26.835 (NAD 83)

Altitude: 0

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

Location:
In HANCOCK county, ME View Original Datasheet
Designation:
BURNT COAT HARBOR LIGHTHOUSE
Marker Type:
lighthouse
Setting:
setting not listed - see description
Stability:

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Zhanna

This entry was edited by Zhanna on Friday, 07 December 2012 at 03:03:54 UTC.

The LightHouse as seen from the south entering Burnt Coat Harbor. The views from the LightHouse are pretty good too. Buildings are shuttered but the grounds are open...
edexter

[Photos:]
photoBurnt Coat Harbor LightHouse

This is one of the most popular and most scenic spots on Swans Island. A geocache is located on a trail that leads from the lighthouse grounds. Coordinates are accurate.

[last edit: 12/4/2003 7:05:51 AM PST]

Documented History (by the NGS)

Unknown by (FIRST OBSERVED)
NO DESCRIPTIVE TEXT AVAILABLE.
01/01/1934 by CGS (SEE DESCRIPTION)
NO DESCRIPTIVE TEXT AVAILABLE.
01/01/1956 by CGS (SEE DESCRIPTION)
NO DESCRIPTIVE TEXT AVAILABLE.
01/01/1983 by NOS (GOOD)
NO DESCRIPTIVE TEXT AVAILABLE.

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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