ELY SITE INFORMATION

SITE INFORMATION

Site Number: 26
Current Site Name: ELY
Other Site Name: DUCKWATER
Location: ELY, NV
Geographic Region: NORTH AMERICA
Tectonic Plate: NORTH AMERICAN

Primary Scientific Purposes: MEASUREMENTS SUPPORTING THE DETERMINATION OF PLATE STABILITY, INTERNAL PLATE DEFORMATION, AND REGIONAL DEFORMATION.

Site Description: THE SITE IS LOCATED AT THE ELY AIRPORT ABOUT FOUR MILES NORTH-NORTHWEST OF ELY, NEVADA. THE SITE IS ON THE NORTH SIDE OF THE FAA AND NWS BUILDING ADJACENT TO THE TAXIWAY. THE SITE IS COMPATIBLE FOR OCCUPATION BY THE MOBILE VLBI ANTENNAS.

Site Topo Map: MCGILL, NEVADA. N3915-W11445/15, 1958, STATE OF NEVADA. AVAILABLE THROUGH THE U.S.G.S., RESTON, VA. 22092

GEOLOGICAL INFORMATION

Geological Province: BASIN AND RANGE

Local Geology: QUATERNARY ALLUVIUM DEPOSITS

Comments: NONE

MONUMENT INFORMATION

Site Number: 26
Current Site Name: ELY
Location: ELY, NV
Number of Observing Monuments: 2
Surveyed into National Network? YES

Monument Number: 7257
Type of Monument: USC & GS STATION DISK
Monument Inscription: ELY AIRPORT 1954
Systems Using Monument: MOBILE VLBI

Latitude: N 39 17' 35.20999"
Longitude: W 114 50' 34.25423"
Elevation: meters
Height Above Ellipsoid: 1888.809 meters
Survey Source/Date: NGS GPS RESULTS / 01-JUL-87
Datum/Ellipsoid: WGS 1972

Comments: MARKER WAS OCCUPIED DURING THE APRIL 84 BURST WHEN THE R.M. NO. 2 MARKER WAS NOT FOUND. THE MARKER HAS SINCE BEEN FOUND.

Differential Coordinates FROM Observing Monument 7257 TO Reference Monuments and Other Observing Monuments

Data Source: NGS

Differential Coordinates

 Mon.
Number         Monument Inscription              X           Y           Z

 7286   ELY AIRPORT RM NO.  2 1954              -16.416       9.261       2.199
  --    ELY NCMN 1                               34.915      31.384      52.205

 Mon.
Number         Monument Inscription            North        East         Up

 7286   ELY AIRPORT RM NO.  2 1954                2.656     -18.788       0.226
  --    ELY NCMN 1                               67.728      18.499      -0.333

MONUMENT INFORMATION

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Site Number: 26
Current Site Name: ELY
Location: ELY, NV

Monument Number: 7286
Type of Monument: USC & GS STATION DISK
Monument Inscription: ELY AIRPORT R.M. NO.2 1954
Systems Using Monument: MOBILE VLBI

Latitude: N 39 17' 35.29609"
Longitude: W 114 50' 35.03805"
Elevation: meters
Height Above Ellipsoid: 1889.035 meters
Survey Source/Date: NGS GPS RESULTS / 01-JUL-87
Datum/Ellipsoid: WGS 1972

Comments: CREW COULD NOT FIND THIS DISK DURING THE FIRST OCCUPATION OF THE SITE. IT WILL BE USED FOR ALL SUBSEQUENT OCCUPATIONS.

Differential Coordinates FROM Observing Monument 7286 TO Reference Monuments and Other Observing Monuments

Data Source: NGS

Differential Coordinates

 Mon.
Number         Monument Inscription              X           Y           Z

 7257   ELY AIRPORT 1954                         16.416      -9.261      -2.199
  --    ELY NCMN 1                               51.331      22.123      50.006
  --    ELY NCMN 2                               -2.261     -20.072     -23.126
  --    ELY NCMN 3                              -43.017      51.177      34.009

 Mon.
Number         Monument Inscription            North        East         Up

 7257   ELY AIRPORT 1954                         -2.656      18.788      -0.226
  --    ELY NCMN 1                               65.072      37.286      -0.559
  --    ELY NCMN 2                              -30.034       6.381       0.186
  --    ELY NCMN 3                               44.285     -60.538      -0.416

ELY SITE SKETCH

PREVIOUS OCCUPATION INFORMATION

Site Number: 26
Current Site Name: ELY
Location: ELY, NV

SLR OCCUPATIONS

Monument    Occupying    Occupation    Starting      Ending
 Number       System     Designator      Date         Date

No Previous Occupations

VLBI OCCUPATIONS

Monument    Occupying    Occupation    Starting      Ending
 Number       System     Designator      Date         Date

  7257         MV-2       72575201     06-JUN-83    07-JUN-83
  7257         MV-3       72575302     21-APR-84    22-APR-84
  7286         MV-3       72865301     06-MAY-85    07-MAY-85
  7286         MV-2       72865202     02-APR-86    03-APR-86
  7286         MV-3       72865303     10-MAY-87    11-MAY-87
  7286         MV-2       72865204     28-APR-88    30-APR-88
  7286         MV-3       72865305     24-OCT-88    26-OCT-88
  7286         MV-2       72865206     29-APR-89    01-MAY-89
  7286         MV-2       72865207     14-OCT-90    16-OCT-90