KWAJALEIN SITE INFORMATION

SITE INFORMATION

Site Number: 136
Current Site Name: KWAJALEIN
Other Site Name: ROI-NAMUR
Location: KWAJALEIN, MARSHALL ISLANDS
Geographic Region: PACIFIC
Tectonic Plate: PACIFIC

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

Site Description: THE SITE IS LOCATED ON THE LAGOON SIDE OF THE AIRPORT ON THE ISLAND OF ROI-NAMUR, FIFTY KILOMETERS NORTH-NORTHWEST OF KWAJALEIN ISLAND WHICH IS ON THE NORTHEAST PART OF THE KWAJALEIN ATOLL. AT PRESENT, THE SITE IS EQUIPPED FOR OCCUPATION BY MOBLAS SYSTEMS. THE TRADEX ANTENNA CURRENTLY USED FOR VLBI MEASUREMENTS IS LOCATED ON THE PACIFIC SIDE OF THE ISLAND.

Site Topo Map: UNKNOWN

GEOLOGICAL INFORMATION

Geological Province: MARSHALL ISLANDS

Local Geology: CORAL REEF FORMATION

Comments: NONE

MONUMENT INFORMATION

Site Number: 136
Current Site Name: KWAJALEIN
Location: KWAJALEIN, MARSHALL ISLANDS
Number of Observing Monuments: 2
Surveyed into National Network? YES

Monument Number: 4968
Type of Monument: CENTER OF ROTATION OF THE ANTENNA
Monument Inscription: NONE
Systems Using Monument: TRADEX 26-METER ANTENNA

Latitude: N 09 23' 55.3447"
Longitude: E 167 28' 55.1780"
Elevation: 26.216 meters
Height Above Ellipsoid: 57.316 meters
Survey Source/Date: KWAJALEIN MISSILE RANGE DIRECTORATE / 29-JUN-84
Datum/Ellipsoid: WGS 72

Comments: NONE

Differential Coordinates FROM Observing Monument 4968 TO Reference Monuments and Other Observing Monuments

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MONUMENT INFORMATION

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Site Number: 136
Current Site Name: KWAJALEIN
Location: KWAJALEIN, MARSHALL ISLANDS

Monument Number: 7092
Type of Monument: STANDARD DMA DISK
Monument Inscription: NASA-GSFC MOBILE LASER NO. 7092 TOPO CENTER 1978
Systems Using Monument: MOBLAS

Latitude: N 09 23' 37.5190"
Longitude: E 167 28' 32.0532"
Elevation: 1.701 meters
Height Above Ellipsoid: 32.881 meters
Survey Source/Date: DMAHTC-GSS / 20-JUN-84
Datum/Ellipsoid: WGS 72

Comments: NONE

Differential Coordinates FROM Observing Monument 7092 TO Reference Monuments and Other Observing Monuments

Data Source:

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Number         Monument Inscription              X           Y           Z

X, Y, Z Differential Coordinate Information Not Available

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Number         Monument Inscription            North        East         Up

North, East, Up Differential Coordinate Information Not Available

KWAJALEIN SITE SKETCH

PREVIOUS OCCUPATION INFORMATION

Site Number: 136
Current Site Name: KWAJALEIN
Location: KWAJALEIN, MARSHALL ISLANDS

SLR OCCUPATIONS

Monument    Occupying    Occupation    Starting      Ending
 Number       System     Designator      Date         Date

  7092       MOBLAS-8     70920801     15-AUG-79    31-OCT-80

VLBI OCCUPATIONS

Monument    Occupying    Occupation    Starting      Ending
 Number       System     Designator      Date         Date

  4968       26-METER     49686401     01-JUL-84    31-DEC-99