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Details for Benchmark: TN0792

N 48° 34.632 W 114° 25.967 (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:
WERNER PEAK LOOKOUT
Marker Type:
NGS Benchmark
Setting:
setting not listed - see description
Stability:

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On our way out from hiking north to China Basin we stopped at the picnic table for a rest. Lo and Behold as we took the trail south from there we spotted 2 benchmarks. This was the 1st one we found.

Visited the L.O. while exploring Werner Peak

Documented History (by the NGS)

Unknown by (MONUMENTED)
01/01/1959 by CGS (MONUMENTED)
DESCRIBED BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1959 (OSR) ABOUT 11-1/4 MILES NORTH AND 4 MILES WEST OF WHITEFISH, 6-1/2 MILES EAST AND 2 MILES NORTH OF OLNEY ON THE HIGHEST POINT AND NEAR THE CENTER OF A SHORT HOG BACK RIDGE THAT IS BARE AND ROCKY AND HAVING A SMALL GROWTH OF PINE TREES ON THE SOUTH END AND IN THE SOUTHEAST CORNER OF SECTION 33, T 33 N, R 22 W. THE LOOKOUT IS A 20 X 20 FOOT CABIN SUPPORTED BY FOUR POLE LEGS, THE CABIN IS PAINTED WHITE AND THE LEGS ARE PAINTED GREEN, THE NUMBER 56 IS PAINTED IN YELLOW ON THE SOUTH SIDE OF THE ROOF AND THE OVERALL HEIGHT IS 22 FEET. A TRAVERSE CONNECTION WAS MADE WITH A 30 METER STEEL TAPE AND THE DISTANCE IS 48.40 FEET OR 14.752 METERS FROM TRIANGULATION STATION WERNER. THIS STATION WAS LOCATED BY INTERSECTION IN 1939 AND NO PREVIOUS DESCRIPTION HAD BEEN SUBMITTED.

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.