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Details for Benchmark: ST0527

N 47° 13.239 W 112° 54.355 (NAD 83)

Altitude: 0

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

Location:
In LEWIS AND CLARK county, MT View Original Datasheet
Designation:
FALLS PT LOOKOUT TOWER
Marker Type:
NGS Benchmark
Setting:
setting not listed - see description
Stability:

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Documented History (by the NGS)

01/01/1956 by CGS (MONUMENTED)
DESCRIBED BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1956 (WFD) THE STATION IS LOCATED ABOUT 21 MILES NORTH-NORTHWEST OF LINCOLN, ON A HEAVILY WOODED POINT, AND APPARENTLY LOWER THAN THE SURROUNDING MOUNTAINS. THIS STATION WAS NOT VISITED AND ITS HEIGHT WAS NOT DETERMINED. IT IS A WOODEN STRUCTURE CONSISTING OF A CROWS-NEST SUPPORTED BY FOUR POLE LEGS. ITS HEIGHT WOULD BE ABOUT 25 FEET. THE POINT OBSERVED WAS THE CENTER OF THE CROWS-NEST.

Control Text

  • The horizontal coordinates were established by classical geodetic methods and adjusted by the National Geodetic Survey in July 1992.
  • The Laplace correction was computed from DEFLEC99 derived deflections.
  • The geoid height was determined by GEOID99.

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