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Details for Benchmark: PG1665

N 44° 12.155 W 072° 33.756 (NAD 83)

Altitude: 0

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

Location:
In WASHINGTON county, VT View Original Datasheet
Designation:
APT BCN BARRE MONTPELIER APT
Marker Type:
airport beacon
Setting:
setting not listed - see description
Stability:

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This is an easy one to find.

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photoThe mark

Found with my hubby while he was working and didn't want me too far away from him as I was full term with our daughter....

Found while doing work in the area. Attached photo is view to the west.

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photoPG1665 view to east

Found this one after work today.

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photothe mark
photothe area

Came here during lunch time from work....It is only a few hundred feet out the window from CALs
It hasnt been recovered in 1 year.
DeLM pg 40

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photosqueeky and APT BCN BARRE MONTPELIER APT

Found this after work tonight.

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photothe mark
photothe area

Documented History (by the NGS)

01/01/1959 by CGS (FIRST OBSERVED)
DESCRIBED BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1959 (HRL) STATION IS LOCATED AT THE BARRE-MONTPELIER AIRPORT. STATION IS OF STEEL CONSTRUCTION ABOUT 50 FEET HIGH, PAINTED YELLOW AND WHITE AND HAS A REVOLVING GREEN LIGHT ON TOP OF TOWER. THE POINT INTERSECTED WAS THE REVOLVING GREEN LIGHT.
01/01/1960 by CGS (GOOD)
RECOVERY NOTE BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1960 (RCY) STATION RECOVERED IN GOOD CONDITION AS DESCRIBED.
01/01/1969 by CGS (GOOD)
RECOVERY NOTE BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1969 (WMJ) STATION RECOVERED IN GOOD CONDITION AS DESCRIBED.
01/01/1971 by NGS (GOOD)
RECOVERY NOTE BY NATIONAL GEODETIC SURVEY 1971 (WMR) STATION RECOVERED IN GOOD CONDITION. THE DESCRIPTION IS ADEQUATE FOR RECOVERY.
01/01/1980 by NGS (GOOD)
RECOVERY NOTE BY NATIONAL GEODETIC SURVEY 1980 (JWR) THE STATION WAS RECOVERED AS DESCRIBED IN QUAD 44072321, STA 0006. THE STEEL TOWER IS NOW PAINTED ALTERNATELY RED AND WHITE. AIRLINE DISTANCE AND DIRECTION FROM NEAREST TOWN--ABOUT 3 MILES NORTHWEST OF BARRE.
08/14/1990 by NGS (GOOD)
RECOVERY NOTE BY NATIONAL GEODETIC SURVEY 1990 THE BEACON IS LOCATED ON THE BARRE-MONTPELIER AIRPORT, ABOUT 3 MILES (4.8 KM) SOUTH OF MONTPELIER ATOP ABOUT A 75 FT (22.9 M) STEEL TOWER PAINTED RED AND WHITE, 340 FT (103.6 M) SOUTH OF THE AIRPORT ENTRANCE ROAD AND 145 FT (44.2 M) EAST OF THE TERMINAL BUILDING.

Control Text

  • This mark is at Edward F Knapp State Airport (MPV)
  • The horizontal coordinates were established by classical geodetic methods and adjusted by the National Geodetic Survey in May 1998.
  • The Laplace correction was computed from DEFLEC99 derived deflections.
  • The geoid height was determined by GEOID99.

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