AB9262(VIDAL SPOT) - George Town, Cayman Islands, British West Indies
Posted by: shorbird
N 19° 18.220 W 081° 23.010
17Q E 459710 N 2134472
Quick Description: This is triangulation station disk VIDAL SPOT, in George Town, Cayman Islands, British West Indies.
Location: Cayman Islands
Date Posted: 4/22/2012 7:57:42 AM
Waymark Code: WME9BP
DESCRIBED BY CAYMAN ISLAND HYDROGRAPHIC DEPARTMENT 1956
STATION IS LOCATED IN GEORGETOWN, GRAND CAYMAN, B.W.I. ON
THE SEASIDE APPROXIMATELY 0.8 MI (1.3 KM) NORTH FROM THE PORT
AUTHORITY DOCK. IT IS ON THE HIGH POINT OF A SMALL FOSSILIZED
CORAL FORMATION THAT IS THE NORTHERLY LIMIT OF THE GEORGETOWN PUBLIC
BOAT LAUNCH. CONTACT MR. ALLISTER AYERS, CHIEF SURVEYOR, LANDS AND
SURVEY DEPARTMENT, P.O. BOX 1089, GRAND CAYMAN, CAYMAN ISLANDS,
B.W.I. FOR ASSISTANCE IF NEEDED. PHONE (809) 947-4306.
STATION IS A 13 CM DIAMETER BRASS DISK CEMENTED INTO ROCK CORAL AND
WITH VIDAL INSCRIBED INTO THE CONCRETE MASS. IT IS 6.6 M (21.7 FT)
NORTH OF THE NORTH EDGE OF A WOODEN DOCK AND 58.4 M (191.6 FT) WEST
OF THE EAST EDGE OF THE SAME DOCK. MARK IS A HYDROGRAPHIC DEPARTMENT
ADMIRALTY LONDON SWI, TRIANGULATION STATION.
Condition: Mark found in good condition
Benchmark Agency: other (not included below)
Benchmark Agency (if other): Cayman Islands Hydrographic Department
Monumentation type: TRIANGULATION STATION Disk
County: George Town
USGS 7.5' Topographic Quadrangle Name (optional): n/a
Find type: Coordinates and/or to-reach information from the NGS database (or Geocaching's copy of it) were used
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NGS PID: AB9262
Monumentation type (if other): Not listed
Special category (optional): Not listed
Special Category (if other): Not listed
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