88H4259 - Rossland, BC
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters
N 49° 09.186 W 117° 51.170
11U E 437813 N 5444825
Quick Description: This is a BC Survey Benchmark set along Highway 3B at a pullout on the south side of the highway 7 km. north of the Red Mountain Ski Resort, which is just northwest of Rossland, BC.
Location: British Columbia, Canada
Date Posted: 10/29/2014 2:28:48 PM
Waymark Code: WMMRGK
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Peter and Gloria
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Long Description:

Capped iron posts are usually a foot tall with a tablet atop. This one is more like a rod with the top slightly below the pavement. Possibly the pullout has been repaved after this was monumented, covering the top. Luckily it has been marked with surveyor's tape and yellow paint. NB - the painted target is no longer there.

Tablet Marking: 88H4259
Mapsheet: NTS NELSON 82F.011.4.1
Marker Type: TABLET
Date of Marker Installation: 1988-01-01
CSDB ID: 88H4259
NAME: POST 88H4259
Marker Location:
Sit. 11 Km N.of Rossland on S.side of Hwy 3B. in gravel shoulder 1.8m from edge of pavement 11m E.of suspended garbage can at paved pullout & viewpoint.
From GeoBC


Unique Designation: 88H4259

Marker Type: Concrete/Metal Post

Condition: Damaged

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