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Durness Fundamental Bench Mark   


Location
Grid reference: NC 4385 6570.
Landranger 9: Cape Wrath, Durness & Scourie.
Explorer 446: Durness & Cape Wrath.
Explorer 447: Ben Hope, Ben Loyal & Kyle of Tongue.
GPS network passive station: H1NC4365.
Waypoint: FM0476.

Neighbouring Flush Brackets
G1943 Durness 4.08km to the northwest.
G1937 by Loch Eriboll 6.44km to the south.
G1942 Hope Bridge 6.46km to the southeast.
G1938 Laid (A838) 7.92km to the south.
G1940 Eriboll 9.41km to the south.
The nearest fundamental bench mark is Laxford Bridge, 27.76km to the southwest.

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 191.4611 feet [58.3573 metres] above mean sea level (Newlyn datum). It was included on the Durness to Tongue and Laxford Bridge to Durness 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 191.4611 feet [58.3573 metres] above mean sea level (Newlyn datum). It was included on the Durness to Bettyhill and Laxford Bridge to Durness levelling lines.

Logged Visits
Visited on 16th May 2004 by Calico. Condition: Good.
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