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Details for Benchmark: RA1190

N 45° 56.862 W 117° 36.657 (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 LOOKOUT
Marker Type:
NGS Benchmark
Setting:
setting not listed - see description
Stability:

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Been here several times.

Documented History (by the NGS)

1/1/1946 by CGS (MONUMENTED)
DESCRIBED BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1946 (JTJ) STATION IS THE CENTER OF THE LOOKOUT TOWER, 115 FOOT STEEL STRUCTURE ON THE HIGHEST PART OF HOODOO RIDGE ABOUT 8 MILES WEST OF TROY, 3-1/2 MILES SOUTH OF THE OREGON-WASHINGTON STATE LINE, AND 1/2 MILE NORTH OF LONG MEADOW RANGER 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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