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Details for Benchmark: TP1179

N 48° 26.199 W 119° 49.437 (NAD 83)

Altitude: 6135

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

Location:
In OKANOGAN county, WA View Original Datasheet
Designation:
BUCK MTN LOOKOUT TOWER
Marker Type:
lookout house
Setting:
setting not listed - see description
Stability:

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with Craig W.

With the green tinted glass (maybe from the interior paint?) this is one of the prettier lookouts still standing,

[Photos:]
photoBuck Mountain Lookout

What a view from here! Always fun to find a benchmark along with a cache.

Found it!

found it

Rough little road to the lookout.

[Photos:]
photobuck lot.JPG
This is the current lookout on Buck Mtn

Documented History (by the NGS)

01/01/1936 by CGS (FIRST OBSERVED)
DESCRIBED BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1936 SEE STATION BUCK

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  • The horizontal coordinates were established by classical geodetic methods and adjusted by the National Geodetic Survey in December 1991.
  • The orthometric height was scaled from a topographic map.
  • The Laplace correction was computed from DEFLEC99 derived deflections.
  • The geoid height was determined by GEOID99.

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