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Dalwhinnie Fundamental Bench Mark   


Location
Grid reference: NN 6736 9031.
Landranger 35: Kingussie and Monadhliath Mountains.
Explorer 402: Strathspey - Kingussie & Newtonmore.
GPS network passive station: H1NN6790.
Waypoint: FM0493.

Neighbouring Flush Brackets
G1072 by Etteridge ? 3.68km to the northeast.
G1068 Balgowanm, Cluny Castle Gatehouse 5.01km to the northwest.
G1071 Tom na Crualaich 5.17km to the north.
G1073 Dalwhinnie, Distillery 5.97km to the southwest.
G1070 Ralia Bridge 8.01km to the northeast.
The nearest fundamental bench mark is Loch Tarff, 31.63km 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 1046.0665 feet [318.8411 metres] above mean sea level (Newlyn datum). It was included on the Dalwhinnie to Tummel Bridge and Spean Bridge to Dalwhinnie 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 1046.0665 feet [318.8411 metres] above mean sea level (Newlyn datum). It was included on the Dalwhinnie to Daviot and Tummel Bridge to Dalwhinnie levelling lines.

Logged Visits
Visited on 30th November 2016 by karl60. Condition: Good.
Looking good.

Visited on 29th July 2015 by Dugswell2. Grid reference: NN 6736 9031. Condition: Good.
Parked next to milestone marker then climbed fence and eventually found the FBM in the vegetation.

Visited on 6th May 2015 by Orlandos_Rat. Condition: Good.
Found whilst on a tour of Scotland.

Visited on 3rd May 2015 by milimut1. Condition: Good.
Found when geocaching after rain halted plans for Geal Charn. In good condition & a nice road to drive along.

Visited on 20th December 2014 by Aqueously90. Grid reference: NN 67365 90324. Condition: Good.
Peeled off the A9 at the Glentrium/Crubenmore turn-off and followed the road along to the mile marker. Only one fence to clamber over.

Visited on 22nd November 2014 by Oelig. Grid reference: NN 67372 90316. Condition: Good.
No altitude indication on FBM
Altitude by GPS 316,317m
Easily found among low vegetation

Visited on 5th September 2009 by Wolrab. Condition: Good.
Height tag missing. Located above road near rocks. Milestone nearby.

Visited on 17th May 2007 by Calico. Condition: Good.
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