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Details for Benchmark: SU0980

N 47° 45.626 W 115° 11.861 (NAD 83)

Altitude: 0

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

Location:
In SANDERS county, MT View Original Datasheet
Designation:
MARMOT PEAK LOOKOUT
Marker Type:
NGS Benchmark
Setting:
setting not listed - see description
Stability:

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Documented History (by the NGS)

01/01/1940 by CGS (MONUMENTED)
DESCRIBED BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1940 (ANS) THE HIGHEST POINT OF MARMOT PK., IN THE CABINET NATIONAL FOREST 12 MILES NE OF THOMPSON FALLS, 2 MILES NE OF MT. HEADLEY, AT THE HEADWATERS OF ANNE CREEK. THIS POINT IS USED BY THE U.S.F.S. AS A TEMPORARY LOOKOUT DURING TIMES OF EXTREME FIRE HAZARD. THERE IS NO STRUCTURE.

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.