". . . six stations, all located near the
parallel of 39 degrees 08 minutes, north latitude. . ."
"A report of the United States Coast
and Geodetic Survey for 1891-1899 records an agreement reached
by members of the International Geodetic Association to establish
six observatories for the purpose of measuring the variations
in latitude caused by the earth's wobble on its polar axis."
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Ukiah Observatory (good background piece)
*Courtesy Gaithersburg (Maryland) Latitude Observatory
Observatory Site Photos - November
Ukiah Proposal - December, 2001
Photos of Observatory Structures
- February 2002