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Details for Benchmark: TM0947

N 48° 47.137 W 113° 46.022 (NAD 83)

Altitude: 0

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

Location:
In GLACIER county, MT View Original Datasheet
Designation:
SWIFTCURRENT MOUNTAIN LOOKOUT
Marker Type:
NGS Benchmark
Setting:
setting not listed - see description
Stability:

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LilSemaphore and I visited here.

Happened on this during our trip to Glacier

Great Hike.

As described. Awesome views and the care-taker was cooking biscuits and gravy when we arrived.

[Photos:]
photoPicture 113 TM0947 Swiftcurrent LOT.jpg

Documented History (by the NGS)

Unknown by (MONUMENTED)
01/01/1963 by CGS (MONUMENTED)
DESCRIBED BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1963 (JCC) THE STATION WAS RECOVERED. THE LOOKOUT HOUSE APPEARS TO BE IN GOOD CONDITION.

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.