663402 - NASA
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member tec_64
N 46° 27.354 W 080° 56.821
17T E 504068 N 5144704
Quick Description: NASA-GSFC Field Facilities Branch marker listed in the CSRS database. This is the base and mount for a satellite tracking camera from the mid-sixties.
Location: Ontario, Canada
Date Posted: 4/16/2006 1:04:38 PM
Waymark Code: WMAKQ
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member South Surrey Scavengers
Views: 92

Long Description:
SITE IDENTIFICATION

Unique Number : 663402
Name : NASA
Established By : Geodetic Survey Division
Province : ON
Prov. Identifier : 001663402
NTS Map No : 041I07

STATION COORDINATES

Horizontal Datum : NAD83
Method : Values should be checked with provincial agency
Latitude : N46 27' 21.20778
Longitude : W80 56' 49.25262
Agency : Geodetic Survey Division
Adjustment Net : MA90500
UTM : Zone = 17 N = 5144703.507 m E = 504068.955 m

VERTICAL DATA

Vertical Datum : CGVD28
Elevation : 280.731 m
Order : First Order
Method : Differential
Adjustment Line : N6U94
Published Year : 1994
Inspected in : 1994
Status : Good
Inspection Comments : No inspection text on file

Accessible by passenger car or light truck and a walk of less than 50 m

SUDBURY

CIRCULAR CONCRETE PAD (4.9 M DIAMETER) FOR FORMER "NASA" SATELLITE TRACKING CAMERA BUILDING ON SOUTH SIDE OF SOUTH BAY ROAD, 3.3 KM SOUTHEAST OF JUNCTION WITH RAMSEY LAKE ROAD, 1.4 KM SOUTHEAST OF KEAST ROAD, TABLET IN TOP OF CONCRETE PAD, 125 M SOUTH OF CENTRE OF ROAD ALONG ABANDONED GRAVEL TRAIL, OPPOSITE POINT ON ROAD 55 M EAST OF DRIVEWAY TO PRIVATE RESIDENCE (CIVIC NO. 2190), 8 M WEST OF PROJECTION OF CENTRE OF TRAIL, 2 M ABOVE TRAIL LEVEL. THE LETTERS "NASA" FOR NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION AND "GSFC" FOR GODDARD SPACE FLIGHT CENTER ARE STAMPED ON THE TABLET.

HISTORICAL COORDINATES NOTE: Coordinates listed below are no longer maintained by GSD and should be verified with your provincial agency before use.

Horizontal Datum : NAD83
Method : Multiple Methods
Latitude : N46 27' 21.20778
Longitude : W80 56' 49.25262
UTM : Zone = 17 N = 5144703.507 m E = 504068.955 m

Horizontal Datum : NAD27
Method : Baseline Triangulation
Latitude : N46 27' 21.06127
Longitude : W80 56' 49.73045
UTM : Zone = 17 N = 5144480.723 m E = 504058.889 m

PROJECTS IDENTIFIERS:
46080 VA23 JUNE90 VA23U11


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Unique Designation: 663402

Marker Type: Benchmark Disk

Condition: Good

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