Canadian Benchmarks - Station: 0011912304
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The Blue Quasar
N 43° 11.438 W 079° 34.075
17T E 616366 N 4782980
Quick Description: At the scenic outlook found at Beamers Falls Memorial Park in Grimsby, overlooking the main town from the edge of the Niagara Escarpment is this Geodetic Survey Disk. You can also have a seat in the bench nearby and enjoy the view.
Location: Ontario, Canada
Date Posted: 7/17/2010 12:52:20 PM
Waymark Code: WM998Z
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Peter and Gloria
Views: 15

Long Description:


Station: 0011912304 00112304, 12304, G.S. GRIMSBY, GRIMSBY Monument status:Existing Station type:FRTR NTS mapsheet:30 M/4 OBM mapsheet:10 17 6150 47800 Also known as: Horizontal datum:NAD-1983:ORIG Horizontal accuracy:First order Latitude:N43°11'26.26829" Longitude:W79°34'04.25937" Ellipsoidal elevation:158.910 UTM-17 Easting:E616371.466 UTM-17 Northing:N4782979.832 UTM-17 Cmbd sc-fact:0.99974168 UTM-17 Mrdnl convg:0°58'49.1" MTM-10 Easting:E299285.145 MTM-10 Northing:N4783421.700 MTM-10 Cmbd sc-fact:0.99987546 MTM-10 Mrdnl convg:-0°02'47.2" Vertical datum:CGVD-1928:1978 Vertical accuracy:Unclassified Orthometric elev:194.310 Meridional defl:-2.7" Prime vert defl:-0.4" Undulation: Location: MKR TYPE D SETTING CODE 04 LOC NEAR THE END OF A HIGH BLUFF ON LOT II, CON II, N GRIMSBY TOWNSHIP. THE STA IS IN BEAVER MEMORIAL PARK, APPROX A 5 MIN WALK FROM THE PARKING LOT, 10 FROM THE EDGE OF THE ESCARPMENT, S OF TRAIL ON BEDROCK IN TALL TREES OVERLOOKING THE TOWN OF GRIMSBY. MKD BY A BRONZE TRIANG TAB STPD 12304, SET IN THE TOP OF A SQUARE CONC MON, CONC MON SET ON BEDROCK AND IS 20 CM HIGH. REF TO 3 BR REF TAB SET IN BEDROCK AND TO A SURVEY BOLT AND A DRILL HOLE. GSC Maintenance: Other horiz data [acc]: Networks [usage]: # of Ref Sketches:2

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Unique Designation: Station: 0011912304

Marker Type: Survey Disk

Condition: Damaged

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