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40B SF-S Roseburg East

GPS: 43.210943, -123.357337



Location / Airway

Location / Name

OREGON:  Douglas County

40B SF-S Roseburg East, site No. 40B on the San Francisco-Seattle airway

GPS: 43.210943, -123.357337

Contract Air Mail

CAM #8 Seattle WA - Los Angeles CA
San Francisco-Seattle Airway
Roseburg-Portland Section


Vern C. Gorst awarded CAM #8 on December 31, 1925
Pacific Air Transport subcontraced CAM #8 on March 6, 1926


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National Geodetic Survey Data Sheet PID-PC1009

Station Description  Described by Coast and Geodetic Survey 1942 (EHB)
This intersection station is the airway beacon designated as 40b on the Klamath Falls (V-1) Aeronautical Chart.  It is located on a low bare hill about 1 mile SW of Roseburg and about 0.2 mile w of the Umpqua river, and is visible all over the city.  a standard airway beacon, a steel structure supporting a revolving light.

Station Recovery (1971)  Recovery Note By National Geodetic Survey 1971 (LFS) The Station was recovered in good condition as described.  airline distance and direction from nearest town 1.0 mile southwest of Roseburg.

Station Recovery (1979)  Recovery Note By National Geodetic Survey 1979 (RPD) Recovered as described in good condition.  Airline distance and direction from nearest town--located 1.0 mile southwest ROSEBURG.

Station Recovery (1992)  Recovery Note by National Geodetic Survey 1992 this intersection station is located on Mt Nebo 1.9 MI (3.1 KM) south of The Roseburg Muni Airport AND 0.7 MI (1.1 KM) West Of The Douglas County Court House in Roseburg.  It is a standard double-ended rotating airways beacon, flashing green and clear lights, mounted atop a skeleton steel tower that is painted alternately with three red and two white sections.  Note, Geodesy Station.  See, Quad 431232 STA 1031

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