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Braemar Fundamental Bench Mark   


Location
Grid reference: NO 1702 9176.
Landranger 43: Braemar & Blair Atholl.
Explorer 387: Glen Shee & Braemar.
Explorer 388: Lochnagar, Glen Muick & Glen Clova.
Explorer 404: Braemar, Tomintoul & Glen Avon.
GPS network passive station: H1NO1791.
Waypoint: FM7155.

Neighbouring Flush Brackets
G1152 Invercauld Bridge 1.65km to the southeast.
G1151 Braemar, Fife Arms Hotel 1.97km to the west.
G1153 Clagganghoul 4.15km to the east.
G1150 Glen Clunie Bridge 5.74km to the southwest.
G1154 Inver 6.55km to the east.
The nearest fundamental bench mark is Glenshee, 31.28km to the south.

Second Geodetic Levelling, Scotland (1936-52)
This fundamental bench mark was used during the Second geodetic levelling, Scotland, and was levelled with a height of 1078.9831 feet [328.8740 metres] above mean sea level (Newlyn datum). It was included on the Braemar to Banchory and Glenshee to Braemar levelling lines.

Third Geodetic Levelling, Scotland (1956-68)
This fundamental bench mark was used during the Third geodetic levelling, Scotland, and was levelled with a height of 1078.9969 feet [328.8783 metres] above mean sea level (Newlyn datum). It was included on the Braemar to Rhynie and Glenshee to Braemar levelling lines.

Logged Visits
Visited on 18th April 2017 by mickandkim. Grid reference: NO 1702 9176. Condition: Good.
In good order

Visited on 25th May 2012 by Dugswell2. Grid reference: NO 17020 91760. Condition: Good.
While bagging hills on a 6 night stay at Braemar Youth Hostel.

Visited on 7th May 2011 by coineanach. Condition: Good.
Atmospheric wood, hooting owls, bats and a crescent moon

Visited on 7th May 2011 by clochandighter. Grid reference: NO 17021 91747. Condition: Good.
Visible from the road. Suspect the trees affected the GPS signal. Height reading gave 336m.

Visited on 19th May 2008 by Calico. Condition: Good.
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