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Loch Leven Fundamental Bench Mark   


Location
Grid reference: NN 0588 6020.
Landranger 41: Ben Nevis, Fort William & Glen Coe.
Explorer 384: Glen Coe & Glen Etive.
Explorer 391: Ardgour.
GPS network passive station: H1NN0560.
Waypoint: FM7152.

Neighbouring Flush Brackets
G1178 North Ballachulish 1.58km to the northwest.
G1177 Onich, Church 3.03km to the northwest.
S8354 Colum Beag 3.59km to the west.
G1176 Onich 3.99km to the northwest.
G1182 Glencoe, Camus Bhan 4.02km to the east.
The nearest fundamental bench mark is Spean Bridge, 26.72km to the northeast.

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 31.1191 feet [9.4851 metres] above mean sea level (Newlyn datum). It was included on the Loch Leven to Bridge of Orchy and Spean Bridge to Loch Leven 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 31.1191 feet [9.4851 metres] above mean sea level (Newlyn datum). It was included on the Connel to Loch Leven, Loch Leven to Spean Bridge and Loch Leven to Tobermory levelling lines.

Logged Visits
Visited on 13th June 2017 by Dugswell2. Grid reference: NN 0588 6020. Condition: Good.
Easy to find to the north of the road.

Visited on 13th May 2015 by jonglew. Grid reference: NN 05890 60202. Condition: Good.
N side of road just beyond wire fence. Mossy but sound although height tag missing. Photos at:
http://www.jonglew.com/Walking/Benchmarks/2015/20150513-LochLevenFBMHighlands3.jpg
http://www.jonglew.com/Walking/Benchmarks/2015/20150513-LochLevenFBMHighlands4.jpg

Visited on 2nd May 2011 by mickandkim. Grid reference: NN 058 602. Condition: Good.
In good order

Visited on 2nd June 2010 by IWC. Condition: Good.
Overgrown with moss and set a little back from the road.
Photo http://www.geograph.org.uk/photo/1891911

Visited on 25th April 2009 by Calico. Condition: Good.
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