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Details for Benchmark: QY0628

N 45° 27.547 W 113° 52.832 (NAD 83)

Altitude: 8563

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

Location:
In LEMHI county, ID View Original Datasheet
Designation:
STEIN MTN LOOKOUT CABIN
Marker Type:
NGS Benchmark
Setting:
setting not listed - see description
Stability:

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This benchmark is longer in the center of the Alidade. It is now outside of the lookout in the ground ~60' east of the building.

This entry was edited by chuktA on Monday, 19 September 2011 at 02:15:49 UTC.

[Photos:]
photoStein Mtn Lookout Cabin
photoOverview of Stein Mtn Lookout Cabin BM

Documented History (by the NGS)

01/01/1945 by CGS (MONUMENTED)
DESCRIBED BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1945 (JCT) THE STATION IS THE CENTER OF THE ALIDADE IN THE CENTER OF THE STEIN MOUNTAIN LOOKOUT CABIN, A WOODEN STRUCTURE ABOUT 20 FEET SQUARE. IT IS LOCATED ABOUT 20 MILES N OF SALMON, ON TOP AND NEAR THE W END OF STEIN MOUNTAIN. CONNECTED BY TRAVERSE FROM TRIANGULATION STATION STEIN. DISTANCE - 68.24 FEET OR 20.800 METERS.

Control Text

  • The horizontal coordinates were established by classical geodetic methods and adjusted by the National Geodetic Survey in July 1992.
  • The orthometric height was scaled from a topographic map.
  • The Laplace correction was computed from DEFLEC99 derived deflections.
  • The geoid height was determined by GEOID99.