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Old Head in County Cork, Munster, Ireland — Irish South-West
 

Triangulation Pillar

Grid Reference No W624409

 
 
Triangulation Pillar Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 18, 2019
1. Triangulation Pillar Marker
Inscription.  

A handcast concrete pillar
tapering to a flat top
Part of a network of
surveying stations used by
Ordinance [sic - Ordnance] Survey Ireland
for mapping
Erected 1959

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Man-Made Features. A significant historical year for this entry is 1959.
 
Location. 51° 37.21′ N, 8° 32.566′ W. Marker is in Old Head, Munster, in County Cork. Marker is on Old Head Ring Route, on the right when traveling south. Marker and pillar are on the path to the Old Head Signal Tower. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Old Head, Munster P17 T683, Ireland. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Nineteenth Century Ship's Bollard (here, next to this marker); RMS Lusitania Lifeboat Davit (within shouting distance of this marker); Lusitania Memorial Garden (within shouting distance of this marker); Victims of the RMS Lusitania Sinking (within shouting distance of this marker); Bina Fitzgerald (within shouting distance of this marker); R. M. S. Lusitania
Triangulation Pillar and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 18, 2019
2. Triangulation Pillar and Marker
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Old Head of Kinsale / An Seancheann (within shouting distance of this marker); Crann Seoil / 1601 Galleon Mast (approx. 9.4 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Old Head.
 
Also see . . .
1. Ordnance Survey Ireland History. (Submitted on September 14, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Lusitania Museum & Signal Tower. (Submitted on September 14, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Triangulation Pillar image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 18, 2019
3. Triangulation Pillar
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 14, 2019. It was originally submitted on September 14, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 61 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 14, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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