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Details for Benchmark: QZ0722

N 45° 24.101 W 115° 54.258 (NAD 83)

Altitude: 0

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

Location:
In IDAHO county, ID View Original Datasheet
Designation:
CAREY DOME LOOKOUT TOWER
Marker Type:
NGS Benchmark
Setting:
setting not listed - see description
Stability:

Must Read!

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Benchmark is in great shape. LOTS of fires and smoke in the area.

Hard to miss that benchmark!

Found whiel geocaching.

Found while checking out the Carey Dome lookout & a cache in the area.

Road our dirt bikes up Cary creek from the Salmon River that was fun/rough. failed to look for ref caps.

The tower was a bit dangerous to climb with the previous day's snowfall.

[Photos:]
photoCarey Dome Lookout

I love lookout caches. Tower in great shape; we even climbed up to the cab to check out the view.

[Photos:]
photoCarey Dome Lookout
photoJr. T cranking on the finger board.

Documented History (by the NGS)

01/01/1945 by CGS (MONUMENTED)
DESCRIBED BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1945 (CAG) STATION IS THE CENTER OF THE FOREST SERVICE LOOKOUT TOWER WHICH IS LOCATED ON THE SUMMIT OF CAREY DOME, ABOUT 8.8 MILES N OF BURGDORF, ABOUT 3.9 MILES S OF THE SALMON RIVER, AND 19.41 FEET NW OF TRIANGULATION STATION CAREY DOME. THE TOWER IS CONSTRUCTED OF STEEL AND IS ABOUT 90 FEET HIGH. THIS STATION WAS LOCATED BY DISTANCE AND DIRECTION FROM TRIANGULATION STATION CAREY DOME.

Control Text

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