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Details for Benchmark: TN0780

N 48° 31.085 W 114° 01.235 (NAD 83)

Altitude: 0

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

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

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The 2003 Robert wildfire ensured that this will be a shade-free hike for many years to come, but it was worth the effort!

WOW, what a hot day and no shade! But beautiful views up here.

Visited the lookout tower with the Simi Trail Blazers.

This entry was edited by GoinHikin on Saturday, 25 October 2014 at 04:29:05 UTC.

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Found it with dukemartin.

Found in good condition at N48 31.087 W114 01.235

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As described. Took a warm-up hike here before 9 days in the back-country of GNP--it was gorgeous too!

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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.