Details for Benchmark: TQ0439
N 48° 37.930 W 120° 24.239 (NAD 83)
Coordinates may not be exact. Altitude is UNKNOWN and location is ADJUSTED. (more info)
- In OKANOGAN county, WA View Original Datasheet
- GOAT PEAK LOOKOUT TOWER
- Marker Type:
- NGS Benchmark
- setting not listed - see description
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Documented History (by the NGS)
|01/01/1925 by CGS (MONUMENTED)
|DESCRIBED BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1925
ON THE SUMMIT OF GOAT PEAK ABOUT 15 MILES NORTHWEST OF WINTHROP, AND ABOUT 3 MILES NORTH OF MAZAMA. IT IS REACHED BY ROAD FROM WINTHROP, THENCE 12 MILES TO MAZAMA, AND THENCE FOLLOWING FOREST SERVICE TRAIL AND TELEPHONE LINE UP THE RIDGE TO THE PEAK. THERE IS A STANDARD REGION-6 U.S. FOREST SERVICE LOOKOUT HOUSE WITH A PEAKED CUPOLA ON THE SUMMIT OF THE PEAK. THE STATION WAS NOT OCCUPIED.
STATION MARK--PEAK OF THE CUPOLA. NO OTHER STATION MARK WAS SET IN 1925 BUT THE FOREST SERVICE STATES IT INTENDS TO SET A COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY STANDARD BRONZE-DISK STATION MARK IN THE LEDGE ROCK UNDER THE CENTER OF THE CUPOLA AND UNDER THE FLOOR OF THE HOUSE. (INTERNATIONAL BOUNDARY COMMISSION REPORT).
|01/01/1950 by CGS (MONUMENTED)
|RECOVERY NOTE BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1950 (WRH)
THE STATION IS A LOOKOUT HOUSE MOUNTED ON A TOWER, LOCATED ABOUT 3 MILES AIRLINE NORTH OF MAZAMA, ABOUT 2-1/2 MILES AIRLINE NORTHEAST OF STATE HIGHWAY 16, AND ABOUT 15 MILES AIRLINE NORTHWEST OF WINTHROP.
THE POINT INTERSECTED WAS THE CENTER AND HIGHEST POINT OF THE LOOKOUT HOUSE.
- The horizontal coordinates were established by classical geodetic methods and adjusted by the National Geodetic Survey in December 1991.
- The Laplace correction was computed from DEFLEC99 derived deflections.
- The geoid height was determined by GEOID99.