Results of Primary Triangulation and Primary Traverse, Fiscal Year 1901-02

Results of Primary Triangulation and Primary Traverse, Fiscal Year 1901-02

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1902 edition. Excerpt: ...high was erected. Latitude 47 50' 32.54." Longitude 113 39' 52.83." G. N., FLATHEAD COUNTY. On the highest and most northwesterly of group of high, bare, rocky peaks of a brilliant yellow color in sunlight, between Great Northern Railway and South Fork of Flathead River, about 15 miles south of west from Paola, about 15 miles due south from Nyack. The south slope is a cliff and the north and northeast slopes are covered by a glacier. Ascent was made from camps at two small lakes southeast of station. Station mark: A copper nail in mound of cement and rock chips, over which a cairn 6 feet high was erected. HEAVENS, FLATHEAD COUNTY. The highest sharp peak on ridge between McDonald Creek and Camas Creek, having a glacier on north and heavy snow field on east, about 5 miles north of northern end of McDonald Lake. It may be ascended from McDonald Creek by a long, hard climb, but the easiest route is from Camas Creek west of station by trail up Camas Creek to point about halfway between marshy meadow and first lake above Trout Lake, thence east up small stream heading in basin directly west of station, thence up spur north of basin to summit. Rock wall climbing for 2,000 feet. Station mark: A bronze triangulation tablet cemented in solid rock on edge of cliff. Reference mark: A cairn 6 feet high 3 feet southwest of station mark. Latitude 48 42' 36.15." Longitude 113 51' 18.05." MOSS, FLATHEAD COUNTY. On a high, rocky peak on Mission Range, 4,500 feet above Flathead Lake, about 4 miles east of Phil. Moss's house. Small timber on top of mountain was practically cleared off. Easily ascended by trail turning east up ridge, about a mile north of Moss's house. Good camp near foot of cliff to east and 1,000 feet below station; if...show more

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  • Paperback | 38 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 86g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236567471
  • 9781236567475