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My Legend, and Sportrak with a BOO BOO at the Willard Benchmark

 
MR0719 ***********************************************************************
 MR0719  DESIGNATION -  WILLARD
 MR0719  PID         -  MR0719
 MR0719  STATE/COUNTY-  UT/BOX ELDER
 MR0719  USGS QUAD   -  MANTUA (1991)
 MR0719
 MR0719                         *CURRENT SURVEY CONTROL
 MR0719  ___________________________________________________________________
 MR0719* NAD 83(1994)-  41 22 57.96612(N)    111 58 28.42627(W)     ADJUSTED  
 MR0719* NAVD 88     -      2978.1    (meters)    9771.     (feet)  VERTCON   
 MR0719  ___________________________________________________________________
 MR0719  LAPLACE CORR-          10.56  (seconds)                    DEFLEC99
 MR0719  GEOID HEIGHT-         -15.97  (meters)                     GEOID99

I downloaded the coordinates off this datasheet from the Geocaching website into ExpertGPS. On the mountain peak, I placed the receivers as displayed in the picture, and recorded three waypoints over the course of 10 minutes. The distance from the waypoints according to ExpertGPS are:

Legend:

8.9 feet, 6.9 feet, 1.9 feet

Sportrak

3.0 feet, 3.0 feet, 2.2 feet

Both receivers showed great accuracy, which would enable you to easily find this benchmark just by following the GPSR. The Sportrak was the most accurate overall, and the most consistent. Of course being on a mountain top, I had about as good a view of the sky as you're going to find in these parts.

To view the Data using EasyGPS or above download the following file:

Willard peak waypoints