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Black Mountain ASRS 2 Radar Dome ~ PID GA3465 - OU0A32

 US Benchmark Black Mountain ASRS 2 Radar Dome ~ PID GA3465

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N 36° 54.967' W 82° 53.465' (WGS84)

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 Location: United States > Kentucky
 Cache Type: Virtual
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 Status: Ready for Search
 Date Hidden: 28 October 2016
 Date Created: 28 October 2016
 Last Modified: 07 January 2017
 Waypoint: OU0A32

 


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DESIGNATION - BLACK MOUNTAIN ASRS 2 DOME

PID - GA3465

STATE/COUNTY - KY/HARLAN

USGS QUAD - BENHAM (1979)

DESCRIBED BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1963 (ELH) THE AIR ROUTE SURVEILLANCE RADAR DOME IS LOCATED ON BLACK MOUNTAIN, ABOUT 6 MILES NORTHWEST OF BIG STONE GAP, VIRGINIA, 5 MILES WEST OF APPALACHIA, VIRGINIA AND 4 MILES SOUTH OF LYNCH, KENTUCKY.

THE STATION IS A 4-LEGGED STEEL STRUCTURE, COLORED RED AND WHITE, WITH A LARGE SILVER DOME MOUNTED ON TOP, WITH AND OVER-ALL HEIGHT OR ABOUT 100 FEET AND THE TOP AND CENTER WAS THE POINT INTERSECTED.

TO REACH THE STATION FROM THE JUNCTION OR U.S. HIGHWAY 58 AND STATE HIGHWAY 160 IN APPALACHIA, VIRGINIA, GO NORTHWEST ON STATE HIGHWAY 160 FOR 8.25 MILES TO A CROSS ROAD AT THE TOP OF MOUNTAIN, TURN LEFT ON DIRT ROAD AND GO 1.5 MILES TO THE STATION ON THE RIGHT.

 

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