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Details for Benchmark: QY0629

N 45° 27.537 W 113° 52.825 (NAD 83)

Altitude: 8563

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

Location:
In LEMHI county, ID View Original Datasheet
Designation:
STEIN
Marker Type:
NGS Benchmark
Setting:
setting not listed - see description
Stability:
May hold, but of type commonly subject to surface motion.

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Found in a rock ~60' south of the lookout just to the west of the new road and below it.

This entry was edited by chuktA on Monday, 19 September 2011 at 02:25:55 UTC.

[Photos:]
photoStein 1945
photoOverview of Stein 1945

Documented History (by the NGS)

01/01/1945 by CGS (MONUMENTED)
DESCRIBED BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1945 (JCT) THE STATION IS LOCATED ABOUT 20 MILES N OF SALMON, ON TOP OF STEIN MOUNTAIN, AT THE FOREST SERVICE LOOKOUT CABIN WHICH IS LOCATED ON THE W END OF THE MOUNTAIN, 22 FEET SSW OF A DOUBLE TRUNK PINE TREE, 68.2 FEET SE OF THE CENTER OF THE LOOKOUT CABIN, 9 FEET NW OF THE FENCE, AND 8 FEET ENE OF THE FLAGPOLE. IT IS IN A 3- BY 5-INCH BURIED BOULDER THAT IS FLUSH WITH THE SURFACE OF THE GROUND. STATION MARK IS A BRONZE STATION DISK AND IS STAMPED STEIN 1945. UNDERGROUND MARK IS A BRONZE STATION DISK IN CONCRETE. REFERENCE MARK 1 IS SW OF THE STATION, 37 FEET W OF THE N-S FENCE, 41 FEET SW OF THE FLAGPOLE, AND 83 FEET S OF THE SE CORNER OF THE CABIN. IT IS A BRONZE REFERENCE DISK IN A BOULDER AND IS STAMPED STEIN NO 1 1945. STEIN MOUNTAIN IS TO BE USED AS REFERENCE MARK 2. IT IS WNW OF THE STATION, 19 FEET WSW OF THE SW CORNER OF THE CABIN. IT IS A U.S. FOREST SERVICE BRONZE DISK CEMENTED IN A DRILL HOLE IN A 12- BY 18-INCH ROCK OUTCROP THAT IS FLUSH. IT IS STAMPED STEIN MOUNTAIN. THE AZIMUTH MARK IS ABOUT 0.25 MILE SE OF THE STATION, ON THE FIRST BENCH SE OF THE STATION, ABOUT 250 FEET NW OF THE HIGHEST POINT, 11 FEET NE OF THE TRAIL THAT GOES UP THE MOUNTAIN, AND 7 FEET SW OF A ROCK CAIRN THAT IS ON THE EDGE OF THE CLIFF. IT IS IN A 2- BY 3-FOOT BOULDER THAT IS ABOUT 1 FOOT HIGH. IT IS STAMPED STEIN 1945 AND IS A BRONZE AZIMUTH DISK. TO REACH THE STATION FROM THE POST OFFICE IN SALMON, GO N ON U.S. HIGHWAY 93 FOR 16.2 MILES TO A SIDE ROAD RIGHT (0.05 MILE AFTER CROSSING FOURTH OF JULY CREEK). TURN RIGHT AND FOLLOW THE MAIN-TRAVELED ROAD KEEPING RIGHT AT ALL FORKS, FOR 11.6 MILES TO A TRAIL ON THE RIGHT AND SIGN STEIN MTN. TRAIL. THIS IS THE END OF TRUCK TRAVEL. PROCEED ON FOOT, FOLLOWING THE TRAIL W TO THE LOOKOUT CABIN AND THE STATION AS DESCRIBED. THE PACK WILL REQUIRE ABOUT 1 HOUR.
01/01/1966 by USGS (GOOD)
RECOVERY NOTE BY US GEOLOGICAL SURVEY 1966 USFS STEIN MTN., USED AS REFERENCE MARK NO. 2, DESTROYED AND NEW LOOKOUT IS BEING REBUILT AT DIFFERENT LOCATION FROM OLD L.O. NEW LOOKOUT - - CENTER OF CONCRETE BLOCK FOUNDATION 84.6 FT. FROM STATION MARK, N 43 DEG 06 MIN W. RECOVERED BY HELICOPTER WITH FOLLOWING NOTE - NEW ROAD HAS BEEN BUILT TO LOOKOUT SO STATION CAN NOW BE REACHED BY TRUCK. STATION MARK - - STANDARD USC AND GS DISK SET IN BURIED BOULDER FLUSH WITH GROUND, STAMPED--- STEIN 1945 ---.

Control Text

  • 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.