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Details for Benchmark: OW0285

N 43° 00.611 W 108° 49.032 (NAD 83)

Altitude: 5463

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

Location:
In FREMONT county, WY View Original Datasheet
Designation:
GLO 21 RM 2
Marker Type:
survey disk
Setting:
setting not listed - see description
Stability:
Mark of questionable or unknown stability.

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N 43° 00.611 W 108° 49.031

GLO 21 RM 2 was recovered as described in 1931 and 2006, in good condition.

[Photos:]
photoOW0285 20070527 G (Fremont Co., WY)
GLO 21 RM 2 w/GPSr.
photoOW0285 20070527 C (Fremont Co., WY)
GLO 21 RM 2.
photoOW0285 20070527 B (Fremont Co., WY)
GLO 21 RM 2 from Eye Level.
photoOW0285 20070527 A1 NW (Fremont Co., WY)
Northwest at GLO 21 RM 2.
photoOW0285 20070527 A2 W (Fremont Co., WY)
West at GLO 21 RM 2.

Found the RM in good condition out in the sagebrush and partially covered by an ant hill; the mark is as described in reference to the intial point.

[Photos:]
photoGLO 21 RM2 - Fremont County, WY
photoGLO 21 RM2 - Fremont County, WY

Documented History (by the NGS)

01/01/1931 by USGLO (MONUMENTED)
DESCRIBED BY US GOVERNMENT LAND OFFICE 1931 IN THE SHOSHONE INDIAN RESERVATION. TO REACH FROM ETHETE (POST OFFICE AT ST. MICHAELS MISSION), GO WEST 1 MILE ON MAIN ROAD TOWARD FORT WASHAKIE AND WIND RIVER, TURN LEFT BETWEEN 2 LOG CABINS AND GO 0.8 MILE SOUTH, TURN RIGHT AFTER CROSSING BRIDGE OVER CANAL AND GO WEST 1 MILE ON OLD ROAD ALONG FOOT OF HILLS TO G.L.O. STATION 21. REFERENCE MARKS ARE STANDARD GENERAL LAND OFFICE REFERENCE DISKS IN CONCRETE. G.L.O. STATION 21, REFERENCE MARK NO. 2, IS 264.7 METERS (868 FEET) FROM STATION S 59 DEG 59 MIN W.

Control Text

  • The horizontal coordinates were established by classical geodetic methods and adjusted by the National Geodetic Survey in January 1997.
  • 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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