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Details for Benchmark: SR1201

N 47° 35.131 W 108° 28.320 (NAD 83)

Altitude: 2782

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

Location:
In FERGUS county, MT View Original Datasheet
Designation:
ROCKY POINT
Marker Type:
triangulation station disk
Setting:
set into the top of a metal pipe driven into the ground
Stability:
Mark of questionable or unknown stability.

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With cap and bolt. No wire or lumber nearby - maybe not visited for 124 years!

[Photos:]
photoSR1201 MORC ROCKY POINT 1885
photoSR1201 NW
LITTLE ROCKY MTNS IN THE DISTANCE
photoFIVE TRADING POSTS
FROM 'MONTANA TRADING POST' MAP 1975
photoJUDITH TO UL BEND
photoMAP 'MONTANA TRADING POSTS' 1975
photoWILDER FERRY
NOTED ON THE 1906 GLO FOR T21N R26E MPM.
photoWILDER ROAD
CONTINUES NORTH FOR OVER SIX MILES, THEN BACK SOUTHEAST ABOUT TEN MILES TO THE RIVER.

Documented History (by the NGS)

01/01/1885 by MORC (MONUMENTED)
DESCRIBED BY MISSOURI RIVER COMMISSION 1885 ROCKY POINT IS ON THE RIGHT BANK, ON THE SUMMIT OF THE SECOND RIDGE, ABOUT 1 MI. FROM THE RIVER, AND 1 MI. ABOVE ROCKY POINT. STATION MARK--STANDARD MORC MARK CAPPED ON 5 IN. IRON POST.

Control Text

  • The horizontal coordinates were established by classical geodetic methods and adjusted by the National Geodetic Survey in July 1992.
  • 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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