Synop Information for 42151 in Dharchula, UP, India

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Registered Location

Latitude: 29° 51' 0" N (deg min sec), 29.8500° (decimal), 2951.00N (LORAN)
Longitude: 80° 32' 0" E (deg min sec), 80.5333° (decimal), 08032.00E (LORAN)
Elevation: 817 metres (2680 feet) -- validated as between 0 and 1699 metres (0 and 5574 feet) from SRTM.C_20TO43_3
Location: Dharchula, UP, India

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The location information for this site was gathered from 4 data sources. The source which most closely matches the consensus is chosen. Many of these sources only report the location to the nearest minute (or hundredth of degree). This can lead to the marker being placed noticeably incorrectly. Please see Discussion of Location Errors for more information. Show location history.

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Neighboring Stations

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VNDL12.5 milesSouth Darchula Airport, MA, Nepal (lat 29.6692°, long 80.5484°, altitude 650 metres)
VIDF25.0 milesSouthwest Pithorgarh Airport, India (lat 29.5936°, long 80.2392°, altitude 1496 metres)
4212125.1 milesNorthwest Munsyari, UP, India (lat 30.1167°, long 80.2500°, altitude 3414 metres)
VNBT26.6 milesSouth Baitadi Airport, MA, Nepal (lat 29.4653°, long 80.5492°, altitude 1280 metres)
4440438.2 milesSouth Dadeldhura, Dadeldhura, Nepal (lat 29.3000°, long 80.5833°, altitude 1848 metres) (data present)
4440648.3 milesSoutheast Dipayal(doti), Doti, Nepal (lat 29.2517°, long 80.9461°, altitude 617 metres) (data present)
4214759.3 milesSouthwest Mukteshwar, Uttarakhand, India (lat 29.4667°, long 79.6500°, altitude 2311 metres) (data present)
4440972.6 milesSouth Dhangadhi(atariya), Kaliali, Nepal (lat 28.8000°, long 80.5500°, altitude 187 metres) (data present)
VIPT85.2 milesSouthwest Pantnagar Nainital, UP, India (lat 29.0334°, long 79.4737°, altitude 234 metres) (data present)
VNSK108.4 milesSoutheast Surkhet, Nepal (lat 28.6000°, long 81.6167°, altitude 720 metres) (data present)

The sites marked above thus did not report continuously during the analysis period, so the offsets may (probably will) not be accurate.

Location Formats

The location is shown in three different formats. Each of these is used in some software, and is shown on some websites.

Degrees Minutes Seconds: VWS/VWSAPRS, WeatherLink 5.5, WeatherLink (5.2-5.4), WeatherView (Linux)

Decimal degrees: FreeWX, WeatherView32 (PC application)

LORAN: WeatherDisplay, WUHU, Henriksen WServer


CWOP Home: This describes the whole CWOP program and has a large amount of useful information.

CWOP Siting Guide (PDF): This is a guide to siting and operating a CWOP station. This is a must-read document.

Another CWOP Guide (PDF): This is another guide to siting and operating a CWOP station. This is a must-read document.

Urban Siting and Operations (PDF): This is a guide to siting and operating a CWOP station in an urban environment.

APRS WX Message format: This describes the actual format of the messages transmitted that carry WX information.

WXQC Mailing List: This is a mailing list where data quality issues are discussed. Assistance with software configuration can often be found here.

Topo Map Reading Guide: How to read USGS topographic maps, with a good section on reading contours.

Geographically nearby web pages: Use Geourl to find web pages that deal with locations geographically close to this site.

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