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Survey Markers

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Survey Markers

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Exported from Canada Science and Technology Museum Open Data, Dec. 2014.http://www.techno-science.ca/en/data.php

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Canada Science and Technology Museum

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Halifax Survey Monument
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HISTORIC MONUMENTS COMMITTEE, MR. R.O. SEMPER, CHAIRMAN/ MONUMENT MOUNTED ON PLATFORM/ *DIM: GIVEN INCLUDE PLATFORM; MONUMENT L-41.0, W-41.0, H-152.0 CM (NB: HEIGHT DOES NOT INCLUDE AREA BENEATH WOOD BASE)/ MONUMENT REFERRED TO AS WD VI ON…

McLatchie Marker
This is an iron post planted in 1873 by John McLatchie, retrieved by R. W. Clark in 1953, and acquired by the Canada Science and Technology Musum in 1973. The marker's history and significance is immersed in a background of surveying expansion,…

Klondike Townsite Map - Gold Rush Discovery
This map is entitled the Klondike Gold Field and served as a tool for Gold seekers to find their way to the Klondike and to where the Gold was.

Klondike Townsite Wooden Post - Lateral View
This image provides us with a lateral view of the marker and the decay it is undergoing.

Klondike Townsite Wooden Post - Frontal View
This image provides us with a closer view of the engraved letters in the wooden post: KLONDIKE

Klondike Townsite McPherson's Field Notes
This is a page from a field book that belonged to A. J. McPherson. The page describes what He and his team did on Tuesday August 16, 1901.Field books were essential working documents for the early surveyors. In them, they recorded their findings and…

Klondike Townsite Chilkoot Pass
This is a photograph of packers ascending the Chilkoot Pass. This is part of the souvenir viewbook "Souvenir of Alaska and Yukon Territory" illustrated by Eric A. Hegg

Klondike Townsite Map - Wooden Post Coordinates
This image points out to the exact location of the Wooden Post on the Klondike Townsite Map. The coordinates read 80º48’30”.

It is important to note that early surveying coordinates or bearings were always in reference to another previous bearing.…

Klondike Townsite Map - Full
This plan (9060 CLSR YT) represents the limits of the Dawson and Klondike Townsites which were surveyed by A.J. McPherson. It is the full scan of the original map.

Marker part, survey
IN MARCH, 1762 A SURVEY OF THE WESTERLY BOUNDARY OF THE CAUGHNAWAGA INDIAN RESERVE WAS ORDERED BY HIS EXCELLENCY, MAJOR-GENERAL GAGE AFTER THE POSITION OF THE BOUNDARY HAD BEEN DECIDED ON BY A MILITARY COURT OF FIELD OFFICERS IN MONTREAL. THOMAS GAGE…
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