NG8825 : Dornie fundamental bench mark

taken 8 years ago, near to Dornie, Highland, Great Britain

Dornie fundamental bench mark
Dornie fundamental bench mark, taken 8 years ago
One of around 200 fundamental bench marks in Great Britain that record height above AMSL (Newlyn Datum) with great accuracy. This one is at a height of 53.7770m. The 'business end' of the thing is a bolt set in the bedrock in an underground chamber below the granite pillar seen here. The original Ordnance Survey Bench Mark plaque has above it a more modern plate, dated July 1999, which describes its function and importance.
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2009
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Date Taken
Saturday, 6 June, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 7 June, 2009
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Fundamental Bench Mark   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NG 88480 25840 [1m precision]
WGS84: 57:16.4456N 5:30.6127W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NG 88480 25840
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EAST (about 90 degrees)
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