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Details for Benchmark: RM0760

N 46° 57.763 W 090° 51.786 (NAD 83)

Altitude: 604

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

Location:
In BAYFIELD county, WI View Original Datasheet
Designation:
ROCK
Marker Type:
traverse station disk
Setting:
in rock outcrop
Stability:
Most reliable and expected to hold position/elevation well.

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If this one has been disturbed, Lake Superior gets the blame.

[Photos:]
photoRM0760 USLS ROCK 1902
photoRM0760 CHISELED US 1902
photoRM0760 EXTRA DRILL HOLES
A BOLT IN THE NEAR ONE
photoRM0760 N
YORK ISLAND
photoBEAR I LANDING BEACH 13 AUG 11
N 47 01 34.7 W 090 45 02.1 SEE PHOTOS BY OTHERS ON GOOGLE EARTH
photoRM0760 BEAR I SNAKE GROOVE
photoRM0760 BEAR I SURF
SNAKE GROOVE JUST OFF PHOTO RIGHT

Documented History (by the NGS)

01/01/1902 by USLS (MONUMENTED)
DESCRIBED BY US LAKE SURVEY 1902 COPPER BOLT CEMENTED IN A LARGE FLAT SAND STONE 6 FT FROM WATERS EDGE ON THE MOST NORTHERLY PART OF DETOUR POINT. STATION IS MARKED U.S. 1902. IT IS 100 FT E. OF A LOG ROLLWAY AND 25 FT FROM FOOT OF BANK AND ABOUT OPPOSITE THE S. END OF YORK ISLAND. NO REFERENCE TREES OR ROCKS WERE MARKED. THERE IS AN OLD LUMBER CAMP 2000 FT W. ON TOP OF BANK AND ANOTHER CAMP 4000 FT E. IN THE MOUTH OF A LARGE RAVINE. USLS POST. THIS POSITION BY USGS.
01/01/1963 by USLS (POOR)
RECOVERY NOTE BY US LAKE SURVEY 1963 REPORTED DISTURBED 8 - 28 - 63.

Control Text

  • The horizontal coordinates were established by classical geodetic methods and adjusted by the National Geodetic Survey in March 1999. No horizontal observational check was made to the station.
  • 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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