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79C477 - Grand Forks, BC
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member BK-Hunters
N 49° 00.940 W 118° 32.402
11U E 387395 N 5430340
Quick Description: This is along the Crowsnest Highway, west of Grand Forks.
Location: British Columbia, Canada
Date Posted: 3/12/2013 8:23:49 PM
Waymark Code: WMGJMN
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member South Surrey Scavengers
Views: 2

Long Description:
If you look at the gallery, you'll see a shot of the remains of an abandoned Doukhobor village. The shot is taken from right at the benchmark. My coords should take you right to it. Best place to park is about 150-200 metres west at a small pullout.

NRCAN:
Unique Number : 79C477
Name : 79C477
Established by : Geodetic Survey Division - Nrcan
Province : BC
Prov. Identifier : None
NTS Map No : 082E02

LARGE ROCK CUT ALONG STRAIGHT STRETCH OF HIGHWAY NO. 3, 10.0 KM WEST OF GRAND FORKS COURTHOUSE, OPPOSITE ABANDONED VILLAGE TO THE WEST, TABLET IN BASE OF WEST FACE OF ROCK, 12.1 M EAST OF CENTRE LINE OF ROADWAY, 2.1 M BELOW FIRST LAYER OF ROCK, SLIGHTLY BELOW ROAD LEVEL.
Inspected in : 1979
Status : Good
Unique Designation: 79C477

Marker Type: Benchmark Disk

Condition: Good

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