Tag Archives: Delaware

Peter Thompson’s Geology of Highpoints

Peter Thompson at the University of New Hampshire has an elegant and comprehensive description website about the geology of the highpoints of each state.

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State County Highpoints

County Highpoints is the defacto website and forum for highpointers. Once you visit the 50 states, you’ve caught the bug and next logical spot are the 3,500+ county highpoints.

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50states.com State Profile

50states.com has great information summarizing each state.

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Official Summit Benchmark Datasheet Histories

Richard Carey at peakbagging.com has put together a very useful list of summit benchmark information as well as the official U.S. Government datasheets on the history of the benchmark.

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U.S. State Highpoint Trip Reports

Post your trip reports here.

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Is Delaware’s Highpoint Really in a Trailer Park?

The Delaware Geological Society argues the state’s high point is almost 2 feet higher than the accepted “Ebright AZI” disk (447.85 feet) at Ebright Road and Ramblewood Drive. The Society says the elevation of 450 is a mound in the … Continue reading

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Ebright Azimuth Trip Reports

Visit our Ebright Azimuth, Delaware Trip Reports

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Delaware First Adopter NAVD 88 For State Maps and Ebright Loses Foot!

The Colarado Springs Gazette reports that Delaware is the first state to adopt the use the new National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1988 (NAVD 88) for its paper maps (as opposed to the 1929 Datum – NGVD 29 — used … Continue reading

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