Montana meridian

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The Montana meridian extends north and south from the initial monument on the summit of a limestone hill, 800 feet (244 meters) high, longitude 110° 39′ 33″ west from Greenwich, and, with the base line on the parallel of 45° 47′ 13″ north latitude, governs the surveys in the state of Montana.[1] The initial point lies near Willow Creek, Montana.

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  1. ^ Nash, Stewart (01 February 2014) "Initial Point of Montana" Frederick, Maryland: The American Surveyor Magazine.


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Coordinates: 45°47′12.82″N 111°39′35.57″W / 45.7868944°N 111.6598806°W / 45.7868944; -111.6598806