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Details for Benchmark: RC2192

N 45° 54.911 W 121° 20.505 (NAD 83)

Altitude: 3005

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

Location:
In KLICKITAT county, WA View Original Datasheet
Designation:
DIAMOND GAP LOOKOUT TOWER
Marker Type:
lookout tower
Setting:
setting not listed - see description
Stability:

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Documented History (by the NGS)

01/01/1946 by CGS (FIRST OBSERVED)
DESCRIBED BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1946 DIAMOND GAP IS LOCATED 100 FEET NORTH AND 6 FEET LOWER THAN THE HIGHEST PART OF A HEAVILY TIMBERED RIDGE 7 MILES SOUTH SOUTHWEST OF GLENWOOD. TO REACH STATION DIAMOND GAP FROM THE POST OFFICE IN GLENWOOD GO SOUTH TOWARD WHITE SALMON FOR 4.9 MILES TO A FORK, KEEP RIGHT FORK AND CONTINUE MAIN TRAVELED ROAD 5.6 MILES TO A SIGN LAUREL LOOKOUT TOWER ON THE LEFT. TURN LEFT 2.1 MILES TO THE DIAMOND GAP LOOKOUT AT THE END OF THE ROAD AND THE STATION.

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