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First Post - Toronto, Ontario
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member stinger503
N 43° 39.760 W 079° 23.429
17T E 629771 N 4835665
Quick Description: An interesting benchmark with plaque honouring surveyors
Location: Ontario, Canada
Date Posted: 8/8/2011 7:37:16 PM
Waymark Code: WMC8MN
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Peter and Gloria
Views: 33

Long Description:
Located right outside Queen's Park, this benchmark is the first in a series of 11 precise benchmarks throughout Canada. Created for Canada's Centennial to honour the surveyors who helped establish the nation, the plaque by the benchmark gives the coordinates as well as distances between the other 10 benchmarks including a map of all 11.

Dedicated by John P. Roberts on June, 21, 1967.

A second plaque directly explains the significance of surveying in Canada.
Unique Designation: Ontario Post One

Marker Type: Survey Disk

Condition: Good

Visit Instructions:
To post a log for any benchmark, a photo will be required. When visiting any site please respect any private property rights that may exist. Given the number and age of the benchmarks, they may not be all accessible or even exist at this time.
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