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Details for Benchmark: RA1188

N 45° 56.863 W 117° 36.655 (NAD 83)

Altitude: 4222

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

Location:
In WALLOWA county, OR View Original Datasheet
Designation:
HOODOO RIDGE LOOKOUT TOWER
Marker Type:
NGS Benchmark
Setting:
setting not listed - see description
Stability:

Reference Points

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Found while out geocaching

Found with WR7X leading the way....MikeG924 (KC7DPD)

Been here several times.

Documented History (by the NGS)

1/1/1936 by USFS (MONUMENTED)
DESCRIBED BY US FOREST SERVICE 1936 THIS OCCUPIED STATION IS THE CENTER OF THE FOREST SERVICE LOOKOUT TOWER, 100-FOOT STEEL STRUCTURE. THE STATION IS ABOUT 9 MILES W OF TROY, 3 MILES S OF THE OREGON-WASHINGTON STATE LINE AND 0.5 MILE N OF LONG MEADOWS RANGER STATION. FOREST ROADS LEAD TO THE RANGER STATION FROM THE E AND FROM THE W, FROM WHICH POINT A ROAD LEADS N TO THE TOWER. REFERENCE MARK IS A DISK SET IN THE SW FOOTING OF THE TOWER, IN AZIMUTH 44 DEG 55 MIN FROM STATION.

Control Text

  • The horizontal coordinates were established by classical geodetic methods and adjusted by the National Geodetic Survey in October 1991.
  • 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.

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