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Elgin Fundamental Bench Mark   


Location
Grid reference: NJ 1723 6328.
Landranger 28: Elgin, Dufftown & surrounding area.
Explorer 423: Elgin & Forres.
GPS network passive station: H1NJ1763.
Waypoint: FM7215.

Neighbouring Flush Brackets
G1004 Cistern 466.90m to the northeast.
G3765 Oakwood 1.38km to the east.
G1005 Carden 2.71km to the west.
G1007 Alves, School 4.12km to the west.
S7612 Elgin, Science & Art School 4.27km to the east.
The nearest fundamental bench mark is Portsoy, 40.27km to the east.

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 185.7491 feet [56.6163 metres] above mean sea level (Newlyn datum). It was included on the Elgin to Daviot and Portsoy to Elgin 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 185.7491 feet [56.6163 metres] above mean sea level (Newlyn datum). It was included on the Daviot to Elgin and Elgin to Portsoy levelling lines.

Logged Visits
Visited on 7th March 2015 by Aqueously90. Grid reference: NJ 17259 63292. Condition: Good.
I parked a little bit to the south, in front of the forestry commission gate, and walked along to the bench mark. Slight chip out of corner, but not enough to mark as damaged.

Visited on 8th December 2013 by thejackrustles. Grid reference: NJ 1723 6328. Condition: Good.
Found this a while back as there is a geocache near too, can't believe I'll be the first to log it on here?

http://imgcdn.geocaching.com/cache/large/2fa6c1a8-edf0-4c44-88df-900f85cef812.jpg

Visited on 29th July 2010 by Calico. Condition: Good.
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