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Buchan Ness Fundamental Bench Mark   


Location
Grid reference: NK 1283 4175.
Landranger 30: Fraserburgh, Peterhead & Ellon.
Explorer 427: Peterhead & Fraserburgh, Buchan.
GPS network passive station: H1NK1241.
Waypoint: FM7163.

Neighbouring Flush Brackets
G4005 Millbank Cottage 917.06m to the northwest.
G971 Tillymaud 3.49km to the southwest.
G970 Peterhead 3.90km to the north.
G4004 Peterhead, Clerkhill 3.99km to the north.
G969 Peterhead, Kirktown 4.49km to the north.
The nearest fundamental bench mark is Rosehearty, 32.24km to the northwest.

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 139.2161 feet [42.4331 metres] above mean sea level (Newlyn datum). It was included on the Buchan Ness to Aberdeen and Rosehearty to Buchan Ness 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 139.2161 feet [42.4331 metres] above mean sea level (Newlyn datum). It was included on the Buchan Ness to Aberdeen north and Rosehearty to Buchan Ness levelling lines.

Logged Visits
Visited on 31st July 2010 by Calico. Condition: Slightly damaged.
Railings made of pipework.
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