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Details for Benchmark: QE1683

N 44° 53.079 W 122° 05.742 (NAD 83)

Altitude: 0

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

Location:
In MARION county, OR View Original Datasheet
Designation:
BULL OF THE WOODS LOH
Marker Type:
NGS Benchmark
Setting:
setting not listed - see description
Stability:

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Found it

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photolook out!

Still there!

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photostill standing

found on 10/10/10

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photobull of the woods loh

What a great hike, with a great view...

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photoBull Of The Woods Fire Lookout

Sat in the lookout and looked around. Unfortunately we where in the clouds and only saw white.

OT

Came up to find Bull of the woods Geocache and found the Benchmark to.

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photoFrom Battle Axe Lookout
photoThe lookout

Documented History (by the NGS)

01/01/1947 by CGS (MONUMENTED)
DESCRIBED BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1947 (WRH) THE STATION IS THE CENTER OF THE FOREST SERVICE LOOKOUT HOUSE ON THE SUMMIT OF BULL OF THE WOODS MOUNTAIN IN THE MOUNT HOOD NATIONAL FOREST. IT IS LOCATED ABOUT 10 MILES NORTHWEST OF BREITENBUSH HOT SPRINGS, ABOUT 5 MILES SOUTHEAST OF BAGBY HOT SPRINGS AND ABOUT 5 MILES NORTH OF ELK LAKE. THE LOOKOUT HOUSE IS ABOUT 30 FEET IN HEIGHT AND HAS A PEAKED ROOF. THIS STATION WAS LOCATED BY INTERSECTION.

Control Text

  • The horizontal coordinates were established by classical geodetic methods and adjusted by the National Geodetic Survey in October 1991.
  • The Laplace correction was computed from DEFLEC99 derived deflections.
  • The geoid height was determined by GEOID99.