DIYARBAKIR SITE INFORMATION

SITE INFORMATION

Site Number: 680
Current Site Name: DIYARBAKIR
Other Site Name:
Location: DIYARBAKIR, TURKEY
Geographic Region: MEDITERRANEAN
Tectonic Plate: ARABIAN

Primary Scientific Purposes: MEASUREMENTS SUPPORTING THE DETERMINATION OF REGIONAL DEFORMATION AND THE KINEMATICS OF THE EAST AND CENTRAL MEDITERRANEAN.

Site Description: THIS WEGENER-MEDLAS SITE IS THE EASTERN MOST SITE IN TURKEY. IT IS THE ONLY SITE ASSUMED TO BE ON THE ARABIAN TECTONIC PLATE. THE SITE HAS RECENTLY BEEN VANDALIZED WHERE ALMOST ALL GEODETIC MARKS AT THE SITE WERE REMOVED. IFAG IS WORKING WITH THE TURKS TO IMPLEMENT A NEW SITE IN A MORE SECURE MILITARY AREA AND HOPE TO MAKE A REASONABLE TIE TO THE NEW SITE.

Site Topo Map: UNKNOWN

GEOLOGICAL INFORMATION

Geological Province: NONE

Local Geology: UNKNOWN

Comments: NONE

MONUMENT INFORMATION

Site Number: 680
Current Site Name: DIYARBAKIR
Location: DIYARBAKIR, TURKEY
Number of Observing Monuments: 1
Surveyed into National Network? NO

Monument Number: 7575
Type of Monument:
Monument Inscription: NONE
Systems Using Monument: MOBILE LASER RANGING SYSTEM

Latitude: N 37 55' 12.72"
Longitude: E 40 11' 41.72"
Elevation: meters
Height Above Ellipsoid: 725.068 meters
Survey Source/Date: COORDINATES PROVIDED BY DR. DANNY VAN LOON / 01-AUG-87
Datum/Ellipsoid:

Comments: THE MONUMENT WAS REPORTED DESTROYED IN 1989

Differential Coordinates FROM Observing Monument 7575 TO Reference Monuments and Other Observing Monuments

Data Source: NTUA SURVEY

Differential Coordinates

 Mon.
Number         Monument Inscription              X           Y           Z

X, Y, Z Differential Coordinate Information Not Available

 Mon.
Number         Monument Inscription            North        East         Up

North, East, Up Differential Coordinate Information Not Available

DIYARBAKIR SITE SKETCH

PREVIOUS OCCUPATION INFORMATION

Site Number: 680
Current Site Name: DIYARBAKIR
Location: DIYARBAKIR, TURKEY

SLR OCCUPATIONS

Monument    Occupying    Occupation    Starting      Ending
 Number       System     Designator      Date         Date

  7575       MTLRS-1      75751501     23-MAR-87    15-MAY-87
  7575       MTLRS-1      75751502     11-SEP-89    26-SEP-89

VLBI OCCUPATIONS

Monument    Occupying    Occupation    Starting      Ending
 Number       System     Designator      Date         Date

No Previous Occupations