MONUMENT 551A1 (PG2190) - Derby Line, VT/Stanstead, QC
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Ernmark
N 45° 00.350 W 072° 05.273
18T E 729496 N 4987724
Quick Description: Large Boundary Monument in the median between the northbound/southbound lanes of I-91 (VT)/Hwy 55 (QC).
Location: Vermont, United States
Date Posted: 6/5/2017 9:00:16 PM
Waymark Code: WMVWZH
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member NW_history_buff
Views: 13

Long Description:
This monument is just S of a return lane on the Canadian side of the border in the approximate center of the northbound/southbound lanes of the highway.

Recovery information from the NGS datasheet is as follows:


1/1/1964 by IBC (MONUMENTED)
DESCRIBED BY INTERNATIONAL BOUNDARY COMMISSION 1964 (WRH) STATION MARK--AN ORNAMENTAL CONCRETE POST ABOUT 66 INCHES HIGH SET IN A CONCRETE BASE 40X40 INCHES BY 4 FEET DEEP. NOTE--THIS DESCRIPTION HAS NOT BEEN FIELD CHECKED.

1/1/1980 by IBC (GOOD)
RECOVERY NOTE BY INTERNATIONAL BOUNDARY COMMISSION 1980 (DD) MONUMENT WAS RECOVERED IN GOOD CONDITION.
Condition: Mark found in good condition

Designation: MONUMENT 551A1

Benchmark Agency: other (not included below)

Benchmark Agency (if other): International Boundary Commission

Monumentation type: Boundary Marker

County: Orleans County

USGS 7.5' Topographic Quadrangle Name (optional): West Charleston

Find type: Coordinates and/or to-reach information from the NGS database (or Geocaching's copy of it) were used

Web address of this benchmark's datasheet (optional): [Web Link]

NGS PID: PG2190

Local database's URL (optional): [Web Link]

Monumentation type (if other): Not listed

Special category (optional): Not listed

Special Category (if other): Not listed

Visit Instructions:
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  2. A 'distant' photo including the mark in the view is highly recommended. Include the compass direction you faced when you took the picture.
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