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Details for Benchmark: PE2040

N 44° 03.884 W 068° 39.083 (NAD 83)

Altitude: 0

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

Location:
In KNOX county, ME View Original Datasheet
Designation:
ISLE AU HAUT LIGHTHOUSE
Marker Type:
NGS Benchmark
Setting:
setting not listed - see description
Stability:

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Please see the complete recovery, including text and photos, at my website: [b][url=http://surveymarks.planetzhanna.com/surveymarks/pe2040/]PE2040 - ISLE AU HAUT LIGHTHOUSE[/url][/b].

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This entry was edited by Zhanna on Friday, 07 December 2012 at 03:13:01 UTC.

Recovered from a distance on the ferry from Stonington to Duck Harbor.

Recovered at location described. Lighthouse has a cylindrical white top, a cylindrical granite base and has a promenent walkway connecting it to a large white building. Light is on the SouthEast Entrance to the thoroughfare between Isle Au Haut and Kimball Island
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[Photos:]
photoIsle Au Haut LightHouse
General view from a mile or so West
photoIsle Au Haut LightHouse Closer View
Enlargement shows LightHouse details. Walkway slopes up from shoreline

Documented History (by the NGS)

1/1/1934 by CGS (MONUMENTED)
DESCRIBED BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1934 (KGC) THIS INTERSECTION STATION IS THE LIGHTHOUSE ON ROBINSON POINT ON THE NW SIDE OF ISLE AU HAUT, AND IS A CYLINDRICAL WHITE BRICK TOWER. THE LIGHT HAS BEEN ABANDONED AND THE TOWER IS NOW PRIVATELY OWNED.
1/1/1956 by CGS (SEE DESCRIPTION)
RECOVERY NOTE BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1956 (IRR) THE STATION WAS RECOVERED IN GOOD CONDITION. THE ORIGINAL DESCRIPTION IS ADEQUATE AND COMPLETE.

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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