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Dornie Fundamental Bench Mark   


Location
Grid reference: NG 8848 2584.
Landranger 33: Loch Alsh, Glen Shiel & Loch Hourn.
Explorer 413: Knoydart, Loch Hourn & Loch Duich.
GPS network passive station: H1NG8825.
Waypoint: FM7198.

Neighbouring Flush Brackets
G1750 Dornie, by Loch Duich Hotel 992.47m to the northwest.
G1751 Carr Brae 1.45km to the southeast.
G1752 by Keppoch 2.62km to the southeast.
G4431 Nostie 2.94km to the northwest.
G4432 Nostie Bridge Power Station 3.55km to the northwest.
The nearest fundamental bench mark is Glen Cluanie, 22.54km to the southeast.

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 176.4336 feet [53.7770 metres] above mean sea level (Newlyn datum). It was included on the Dornie to Achnasheen and Glen Cluanie to Dornie 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 176.4336 feet [53.7770 metres] above mean sea level (Newlyn datum). It was included on the Dornie to Achnasheen, Dornie to Glen Cluanie and Spean Bridge to Dornie levelling lines.

Logged Visits
Visited on 29th April 2016 by Dugswell2. Grid reference: NG 8848 2584. Condition: Good.
Third FBM of three today on the drive to Skye.

Visited on 13th May 2015 by jonglew. Grid reference: NG 88484 25845. Condition: Good.
E side minor road, few metres beyond wire fence in gorse. Mossy but sound; height tag missing. Photos at:
http://www.jonglew.com/Walking/Benchmarks/2015/20150513-DornieFBMHighlands1.jpg
http://www.jonglew.com/Walking/Benchmarks/2015/20150513-DornieFBMHighlands2.jpg

Visited on 2nd May 2011 by mickandkim. Grid reference: NG 884 258. Condition: Good.
In good order

Visited on 18th May 2000 by Calico. Condition: Good.
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