NZ0132 : Trig pillar on Five Pikes

taken 10 years ago, 3 km from Hill End, County Durham, Great Britain

Trig pillar on Five Pikes
Trig pillar on Five Pikes
The presence of five pikes on this fairly featureless moorland above Weardale is far from obvious. The trig pillar is one of many established for the Ordnance Survey Retriangulation of Great Britain. Subsequently, Global Positioning Systems have rendered the pillars redundant, but they remain valuable landmarks and aids to navigation. They have now been adopted and are maintained by individuals on a voluntary basis.
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NZ0132, 12 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Monday, 30 July, 2007   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 30 July, 2007
Category
Triangulation Pillar   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 012 329 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:41.4684N 1:58.8997W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 013 328
View Direction
North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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