Arc of the Meridian

Arc of the Meridian (HM178C)

Location: Aurora, WC 7325 West Coast DC
Country: South Africa
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S 32° 41.901', E 18° 28.72'

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This is the site of the Maclear beacon positioned in 1838 Near the original North terminal of the Arc of Meridian positioned by Abbe de la Caille, the first surveyor to introduce Geodetic Surveying into South Africa.
HM NumberHM178C
Marker NumberB.S 1838
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 30th, 2014 at 5:32pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)34H E 263637 N 6379342
Decimal Degrees-32.69835000, 18.47866667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesS 32° 41.901', E 18° 28.72'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 41' 54.06" S, 18° 28' 43.20" E
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Area Code(s)202
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2201-2257 Unnamed Road, Aurora WC 7325, ZA
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