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Details for Benchmark: TP1344

N 48° 55.694 W 119° 58.246 (NAD 83)

Altitude: 8340

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

Location:
In OKANOGAN county, WA View Original Datasheet
Designation:
WINDY
Marker Type:
drill hole
Setting:
in rock outcrop
Stability:
Most reliable and expected to hold position/elevation well.

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Documented History (by the NGS)

01/01/1935 by IBC (MONUMENTED)
DESCRIBED BY INTERNATIONAL BOUNDARY COMMISSION 1935 (JH) ABOUT 5 MILES SOUTH OF THE INTERNATIONAL BOUNDARY AND ABOUT 4 MILES SOUTHWEST OF HORSESHOE PASS, ON THE SUMMIT OF WINDY MOUNTAIN. THIS STATION SUPERSEDES STATION---WINDY---OF 1904 ON THE SAME MOUNTAIN PEAK. THE OLD STATION WAS LOST DURING THE ERECTION OF A LOOKOUT HOUSE ON THE SUMMIT OF THE MOUNTAIN BY THE US FOREST SERVICE. STATION MARK--A DRILL HOLE, WITH A TRIANGLE CUT AROUND IT, IN SOLID ROCK. THE NORTH CORNER OF THE LOOKOUT IS IN APPROXIMATE BEARING 270 DEGREES DISTANT 9.63 METERS FROM THE STATION, AND THE WEST CORNER OF THE LOOKOUT IS IN APPROXIMATE 297 DEGREES DISTANT 8.14 METERS FROM THE STATION. THE SIDE OF THE LOOKOUT FACING THE STATION IS 4.35 METERS IN LENGTH.

Control Text

  • 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.