Boundary Monument 5X
N 49° 00.125 W 122° 45.319
10U E 517895 N 5427716
Quick Description: Just up the hill and near pathway leading to 0 ave.
Location: British Columbia, Canada
Date Posted: 11/20/2005 11:02:08 PM
Waymark Code: WM3ZY
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member South Surrey Scavengers
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Long Description:
Documented History (by the NGS)
1/1/1946 by IBC (MONUMENTED)
DESCRIBED BY INTERNATIONAL BOUNDARY COMMISSION 1946 (HAP) THE MONUMENT IS A RECTANGULAR SLAB OF POLISHED GRANITE SET IN A CONCRETE BASE. ---UNITED STATES---IS LETTERED ACROSS THE SOUTH SIDE AND---CANADA---ON THE SIDE TO THE NORTH. THE MONUMENT WAS ERECTED IN THE PEACE GARDEN AT BLAINE, WASHINGTON, BY THE HISTORICAL SOCIETIES OF THE STATES OF WASHINGTON AND OREGON AND THE HISTORICAL ASSOCIATION OF BRITISH COLUMBIA. THE MONUMENT HONORS THE CENTENNIAL ANNIVERSARY OF THE SIGNING OF THE OREGON TREATY WHICH DEFINED THE BOUNDARY FROM THE SUMMIT OF THE ROCKY MOUNTAINS TO GEORGIA STRAIT AS THE 49TH PARALLEL. THE GEODETIC POSITION WAS DETERMINED BY LT COMMANDER H A PATON OF THE UNITED STATES COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY.
1/1/1946 by IBC (MONUMENTED)

1/1/1976 by IBC (GOOD)
RECOVERY NOTE BY INTERNATIONAL BOUNDARY COMMISSION 1976 (RLH) STATION SEARCHED FOR AND RECOVERED.

Unique Designation: TR2652

Marker Type: Other

Condition: Good

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