IBC Marker 48
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member TnT
N 42° 54.296 W 082° 27.442
17T E 381028 N 4751288
Quick Description: IBC Marker 48 is one of the land based International Boundary Commission markers used to define the US/Canada border along the St Clair River between Michigan and Ontario
Location: Ontario, Canada
Date Posted: 11/22/2005 5:34:32 AM
Waymark Code: WM40J
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member South Surrey Scavengers
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Long Description:
THIS CONCRETE MARKER WAS ERRECTED IN 1911, AND IS one of the many used by surveyers to determine the sexact boundary between the U.S and CANADA. The ST.Clair river was orriginally designated as a boundary line by treaty 1783. The first detailed survey from ST.Regis on the ST.Lawerence to lake of the woods was carries out under the terms of treaty of Ghent 1814. It was directed by a british commissioner John Ogilvy. A more precise delineation of the whole international boundary was ratified at Washington on January 11,1909

thanks to hard oiler for his help
Unique Designation: IBC-48

Marker Type: Bolt

Condition: Good

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