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38028 (SIGNAL) - St John's, Newfoundland
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Bon Echo
N 47° 34.196 W 052° 40.928
22T E 373482 N 5269872
Quick Description: Triangulation station located right next to the Cabot Tower
Location: Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Date Posted: 4/23/2019 12:26:13 PM
Waymark Code: WM10EEJ
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Peter and Gloria
Views: 1

Long Description:

Located mere meters from the Cabot Tower atop of Signal Hill, with commanding views of St John's and the harbour to one side and the vast north Atlantic ocean to the other. With the Tower and viewscape fighting for the attention of visitors, one wonders how many have stepped upon this brass disk without even noticing it? Still, the disk is easy to find if you are looking for it. Find the corner of the tower that faces the harbour. The disk is set flush with the ground level, close to the corner of the tower

Full Description for 38028, from the Passive Control Network database:

Site Identification

Name Province NTS map sheet Unique Number Provincial Identifier Network
SIGNAL Newfoundland 001N10 38028 47052JO

Vertical Data

Latitude N47° 34' 11.868004" ± 0.0015m
Longitude W52° 40' 55.348208" ± 0.0011m
h (metres) 164.424 ± 0.0043m
Vf (mm/y) -1.56
V? (mm/y) 0.93
Vh (mm/y) -0.99
Vertical Datum Elevation (m) Order Gravity (mGal) Published Project ID
CGVD2013 (2010.0) 153.689 1st 980797.11 2013 H13NF1311
CGVD28 154.080 1st 980847.41 1977 VA

Station Marker

Marker Type Inspected in Established by Status Comments
Permanent agency marker 1938 Canadian geodetic survey - nrcan Good None



Triangulation station at top of signal hill historic park, tablet in top of rock, 1.8 m southwest of southwest abutment of cabot tower, 1.5 m southeast of an iron bolt.

Unique Designation: 38028

Marker Type: Triangulation Station Disk

Condition: Slightly Damaged

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