Mon 174-B - Paterson, WA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA
N 49° 00.029 W 117° 49.890
11U E 439182 N 5427842
Quick Description: Boundary monument at the border crossing at Paterson, WA
Location: Washington, United States
Date Posted: 12/25/2012 12:26:33 PM
Waymark Code: WMFZX1
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member stvanme
Views: 1

Long Description:
This is just a few feet east of the highway, right on the Canada US border at the Paterson Border Crossing. It is directly across from its partner, Mon 174-A.

USGS:
USGS:
DESIGNATION - MONUMENT 174
PID - TO1139
STATE/COUNTY- WA/STEVENS
COUNTRY - US
USGS QUAD -

*CURRENT SURVEY CONTROL
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NAD 83(1991) POSITION- 49 00 00.37979(N) 117 53 39.88402(W) NO CHECK
NAVD 88 ORTHO HEIGHT - 1525. (meters) 5003. (feet) SCALED
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GEOID HEIGHT - -16.58 (meters) GEOID12A
LAPLACE CORR - 0.65 (seconds) DEFLEC12A
HORZ ORDER - THIRD

DESCRIBED BY INTERNATIONAL BOUNDARY COMMISSION 1905 (JJM)
THE MONUMENT IS AN ALUMINUM - BRONZE SHAFT SET IN A 3 FOOT SQUARE
CONCRETE BASE AND PROJECTS 4-1/2 FEET ABOVE THE BASE. ---CANADA---
IS CAST ON THE NORTH FACE OF THE SHAFT,---UNITED STATES---ON THE
SOUTH FACE, AND---TREATY OF 1846, LINE ESTABLISHED 1857-1907---ON THE
EAST FACE. ON THE WEST FACE IS A PLATE BEARING THE NUMBER OF THE
MONUMENT.
(The bronze shaft has been replaced by a concrete obelisk.)

NRCAN:
Unique Number : 46C020
Name : W280
Established by : United States Survey Agencies (National Geodetic Survey And
Province : BC
Prov. Identifier : None
NTS Map No : 082F04

BOUNDARY MONUMENT AT EAST SIDE OF HIGHWAY, TABLET IN BASE. ESTABLISHED BY UNITED STATES COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY.
Monumentation Type: Concrete post

Monument Category: National boundary marker

Accessible to general public: yes

Historical significance:
I believe these monuments were placed in 1925.


County: Stevens

USGS Quad: Northport

NGS PID: TO1139

Other Coordinates: N 49° 00.007 W 117° 53.665

Other Coordinates details:
Datum: NAD 83(1991)


Approximate date of monument: 1/1/1925

Monumentation Type (if other): Not listed

Monument Category (if other): Not listed

Explain Non-Public access: Not listed

Monument Website: Not listed

Visit Instructions:
1. A closeup photo of the monument is required.
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2. A 'distant' photo including the monument in the view is highly recommended. Include the compass direction you faced when you took the picture.
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