W. LON. 70°-37'-40" STD. TIME +17'28" - Rockport, MA
Posted by: king.hubi
N 42° 39.563 W 070° 36.984
19T E 367523 N 4724257
Quick Description: A bronze plaque with west longitude coordinate on a granite post in front of The Pewter Shop along Bearskin Neck in Rockport, Massachusetts.
Location: Massachusetts, United States
Date Posted: 12/31/2009 6:58:34 PM
Waymark Code: WM8002
A bronze plaque with given west longitude coordinate and standard time difference on a granite post in front of The Pewter Shop along Bearskin Neck in Rockport, Massachusetts. The Pewter Shop is the oldest gift shop in Rockport and was founded in 1935. Maybe the post with the plaque is from that time?
Type of structure: Sign
Difference between the post coordinates and your GPSr reading:
Given coordinate on the plaque are 41 seconds west of the actual coordinate which are W. LON. 70°-36'-59" under the assumption, that the given coordinate were taken in a different datum then I did.
Reason for the coordinates: Reason is unknown, plaque shows west longitude coordinate and a standard time difference.
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