Compass Gardens Credit River Mile Zero - Orangeville, ON
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jiggs11
N 43° 55.253 W 080° 04.987
17T E 573608 N 4863494
Quick Description: Stone cairn placed at the headwaters of the Credit River in Orangeville, ON.
Location: Ontario, Canada
Date Posted: 1/30/2015 2:45:58 AM
Waymark Code: WMNA86
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 2

Long Description:
Large mainly granite cairn located in Compass Gardens Park off Hwy 10 in Orangeville. The marker attached to the cairn indicates that this is Mile Zero of the 645 mile-long Credit River, which flows south into Lake Ontario.

Marker text reads:

Mile Zero

The headwaters
of the Credit River flow
south from 'Mile Zero" over
103 km (64 mi) to meet Lake
Ontario at Port Credit.
It falls 332 M (1090 ft)
from this point.

The Credit River with all its
tributaries has over 1500 km
(930 Mi) of watercourses forming
a watershed of 950 sq km (376 Sq Mi)

Town of Orangeville Parks
June 30, 1998
Cairn Location: Compass Gardens park, west off Hwy 10 south of Orangeville.

Cairn Purpose: Other (please describe in description)

Type if different from above list: Headwaters of Credit River

Types of rock: medium sized brocken rock, mainly granite.

Cairn Condition:

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