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Belgium Benchmarks
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Description:
Find & spot the Belgian Benchmarks on beautiful places through the country of Belgium.
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Belgium has also his Benchmark system, these are the Geodetic Points with its own coordinate system to go with it.

In Belgium, several Benchmarks are applied to:
Public buildings, along roads and some on private land / property. These can be top of Churches, measuring stones (with or without a copper point), cast iron marker on house walls etc.  10,000 Benchmarks are marked and have their exact coordinates registered to a high accuracy.

The Lambert 2008 Projection is the projection or coordinate system which is used for the Maps in Belgium.
Using the coordinates between 520000 and 800000.

The projection reference point and the local geoid for GRS 80 and Lambert 2008 coordinate system, located in Ukkel, Belgium.
In the garden of the Royal Observatory at N 50 ° 47 '52 E 4 ° 21' 33 / Lambert Coordinate X 649328 Y 665262


Only these Benchmarks can be entered as waymarks in this category.

Benchmarks that you can find in Belgium.

Planimetric points:

- Elevated points
- Ground points

Altimetric points:

- Second General Water Levelling (TAW)
- Network of the Brussels-Capital Region

The map of those Belgian Benchmarks, with their specific icon, can be found on: NGI Belgium Zoom in on the map and you see the Benchmarks with their icons. Click on the icon and you get the information you will need for posting your Waymark.

The Belgian National Geographic Institute (NGI) in Brussels is the national mapping agency in Belgium.


It is very important to us if you spot a Benchmark that's damaged or missing.
Please write it in the Private Message so that we can report it to the NGI.

Instructions for Posting a Belgium Benchmarks Waymark:

The title of the waypoint should be "NGI Meetpunt: (number) - Name of the city/village where the point is located.

You must post at least 2 pictures taken by yourself. No pictures allowed downloaded from the internet.

One photo, the default image, is required of the Benchmark, NO, we don't want you or your GPSr in the photo. And one beautiful photo must be included showing the surroundings of the Benchmark point. Do not forget the definition of the Benchmark as is showing on the popup Benchmark on the NGI Folder.

The description of any new waypoint in this category must contain the official description of the Benchmark as well as your own description of the location.

Example good posting:


 

Name for this one must be posted in the group as:

             NGI Meetpunt: 18F55C1 - Bree

Maybe you can tell something about this point or the Town Bree but don't forget the definition for this one.

Definition above one: kerktoren ; spits - voet kruis -as

Please write your post in the English, Dutch or French language.

Instructions for Visiting a Waymark in this Category:

The requirement for logging this Waymark will be at least shoot the most beautiful picture you are ever shot at the Benchmark point.

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Belgium BenchmarksNGI Meetpunt: 15C00T1 - Antwerpen

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Kathedraal 'Onze-Lieve-Vrouw' is the Cathedral of Antwerpen, where you'll find this nice Meetpunt.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member tofixe

location: Antwerpen, Belgium

date approved: 4/15/2015

last visited: never

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Belgium BenchmarksNGI Meetpunt 13A64C1 - Sint-Salvatorskathedraal — Brugge, Belgium

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This benchmark is an elevated planimetric point on the Sint-Salvatorskathedraal (St. Salvator's Cathedral), the main church of Bruges

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member prussel

location: West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

date approved: 3/14/2015

last visited: 3/28/2012

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Belgium BenchmarksNGI Meetpunt: 13A58C1 - Onze-Lieve-Vrouwekerk — Brugge, Belgium

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This benchmark is an elevated planimetric point on the Onze-Lieve-Vrouwekerk (Church of Our Lady) in Bruges

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member prussel

location: West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

date approved: 3/5/2015

last visited: 3/28/2012

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Belgium BenchmarksNGI Meetpunt: 13A08C1 - Belfort — Brugge, Belgium

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This benchmark is an elevated planimetric point on the belfort van Brugge (belfry of Bruges), a medieval bell tower in the historical centre and one of the city's most prominent symbols

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member prussel

location: West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

date approved: 3/5/2015

last visited: 3/28/2012

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NGI Meetpunt: 18F55C1 op de toren van de Sint Michiels Kerk in Bree.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dreamhummie

location: Limburg, Belgium

date approved: 3/4/2015

last visited: 3/5/2015

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Belgium BenchmarksNGI Meetpunt: 31C96C1 - Monument Leopold I, Laeken, Belgium

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This benchmark is located in Monument Leopold I, in the Parc de Laeken, in the suburbs of Brussels.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member tmob

location: Brussels, Belgium

date approved: 3/3/2015

last visited: never

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Belgium BenchmarksNGI Meetpunt: 31C00T1 - Koekelberg

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This benchmark is an elevated planimetric point on the Basilique Nationale du Sacré-Cœur in Koekelberg, Belgium.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Brussels, Belgium

date approved: 3/2/2015

last visited: 3/3/2015

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Belgium BenchmarksNGI Meetpunt: 31C63C1 - Brussels

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This benchmark is an elevated planimetric point on the Église Notre-Dame de Laeken in Brussels.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Brussels, Belgium

date approved: 3/2/2015

last visited: 3/3/2015

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Belgium BenchmarksNGI Meetpunt: 31C03C1 - Brussels

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This benchmark is an elevated planimetric point on the Palais de Justice in Brussels.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Brussels, Belgium

date approved: 3/2/2015

last visited: 3/6/2015

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Belgium BenchmarksNGI Meetpunt: 31C84C1 - Brussels

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This benchmark is an elevated planimetric point on the beautiful Hôtel de Ville at Grand Place in Brussels.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Brussels, Belgium

date approved: 3/2/2015

last visited: 3/28/2012

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This benchmark is a Second General Water Levelling (TAW) altimetric point on the Eglise Notre Dame de Bon Secours in Brussels.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Brussels, Belgium

date approved: 3/2/2015

last visited: never

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