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Details for Benchmark: QA0754

N 44° 46.032 W 114° 41.477 (NAD 83)

Altitude: 9887

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

Location:
In LEMHI county, ID View Original Datasheet
Designation:
SLEEPING DEER
Marker Type:
survey disk
Setting:
in a boulder
Stability:

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Documented History (by the NGS)

01/01/1915 by USGS (MONUMENTED)
DESCRIBED BY US GEOLOGICAL SURVEY 1915 LOCATED 30 MI SW. OF FORNEY, 15 MI SE. OF JCT. OF LOON CREEK AND MIDDLE FORK SALMON RIVER (RAMEY RANCH), ABOUT 15 MI SW. OF THREE FORKS RANCH, MYERS COVE POST OFFICE. ON HIGHEST PEAK ON DIVIDE BETWEEN CAMAS AND LOON CREEKS. REACH FROM TRAIL FROM THREE FORKS RANCH UP WEST FORK CAMAS CREEK CROSSING DIVIDE AT HEAD OF WOODTICK CREEK 1 MI N. OF STATION. FROM THIS TRAIL IN THE PASS A GOOD ROUTE IS S. ALONG DIVIDE TO LAKE AND GRASS AT NORTH FOOT IN UPPER BASIN OF CACHE CREEK. STATION MARK--STANDARD TABLET, UNSTAMPED, UNDER LARGE MONUMENT. RM 1--CHISELED CROSS ON LARGE BOULDER W.
01/01/1935 by CGS (GOOD)
RECOVERY NOTE BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1935 (EBL) IN THE LOCALITY OF CHALLIS ON THE HIGHEST PEAK ON THE DIVIDE BETWEEN CAMAS AND LOON CREEKS. TO REACH, IT IS ADVISABLE TO INQUIRE AT THE RANGER HEADQUARTERS AT CHALLIS AS TO THE BEST ROUTE TO THE STATION. THERE IS A STANDARD LOOKOUT HOUSE ON THE SAME MOUNTAIN AS THE STATION, WITH THE SAME NAME. THE OBSERVING PARTY WENT IN FROM LOON CREEK RANGER STATION ABOUT 30 MILES BY TRAIL. THE STATION MARK IS A U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY AND STATE SURVEY BRONZE DISK. REFERENCE MARKS ARE STANDARD BRONZE DISKS SET IN OUTCROPPING BEDROCK AS DESCRIBED IN NOTE 12A. HEIGHT OF LIGHT ABOVE STATION MARK - 2 METERS.
01/01/1938 by CGS (GOOD)
RECOVERY NOTE BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1938 (ACT) RECOVERED AS DESCRIBED, IN GOOD CONDITION. ON SLEEPING DEER PEAK, THE HIGHEST POINT ON THE DIVIDE BETWEEN CAMAS AND LOON CREEKS, 17 MILES, AIRLINE, NORTHEAST OF BOYLES RANCH. TO REACH FROM STANLEY, GO 46 MILES VIA BONANZA TO LOON CREEK RANGER STATION, THENCE ABOUT 30 MILES BY TRAIL TO THE PEAK. HORSES AND GUIDE MAY BE OBTAINED AT BOYLES RANCH, ADJACENT TO THE RANGER STATION. IF THE ROAD IS IN CONDITION STATION MAY BE REACHED FROM CHALLIS, 45 MILES BY TWIN PEAKS ROAD, THENCE 1-1/2 MILES BY TRAIL, (ABOUT A 500-FOOT CLIMB). THERE IS A U.S. FOREST SERVICE LOOKOUT AND TELEPHONE ON THE PEAK. STATION LIES ABOUT 50 FEET WEST OF LOOKOUT. SURFACE MARK IS A U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY DISK STAMPED IDAHO, 9885, VA. REFERENCE MARK NO. 1 IS NORTH OF AND 1 FOOT HIGHER THAN STATION. REFERENCE MARK NO. 2 IS WEST-NORTHWEST OF AND 2 FEET LOWER THAN STATION. BOTH MARKS ARE STANDARD BRONZE DISKS STAMPED NO. 1 AND NO. 2 RESPECTIVELY, 1935.
01/01/1961 by USGS (GOOD)
RECOVERY NOTE BY US GEOLOGICAL SURVEY 1961 RECOVERED AS DESCRIBED. ALL MARKS IN GOOD CONDITION. STATION REACHED BY HELICOPTER. STATION MARK--A U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY DISK, STAMPED---IDAHO, 9885, VA---. RM 1--NGS BRONZE DISK STAMPED---NO 1 1935,---IN OUTCROPPING BEDROCK, 1 FT HIGHER THAN STATION MARK. RM 2--NGS BRONZE DISK STAMPED---NO 2 1935,---IN OUTCROPPING BEDROCK, 2 FT LOWER THAN STATION MARK.

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  • The horizontal coordinates were established by classical geodetic methods and adjusted by the National Geodetic Survey in July 1992.
  • 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.