Key Biscayne in Miami-Dade County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
U.S. Coast Survey Base Marker
Erected by Sponsored by the Dade County Chapter of the Florida Society of Professional Land Surveyors in Cooperation with the Historical Association of Southern Florida.
Location. 25° 39.976′ N, 80° 9.389′ W. Marker is in Key Biscayne, Florida, in Miami-Dade County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of South Crandon Boulevard and Cape Florida Park Boulevard, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. The marker is on the shoreline of the eastern tip of Cape Florida facing the Atlantic Ocean, near the Cape Florida Lighthouse and Lighthouse Keeper's Cottage. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1200 S. Crandon Blvd, Key Biscayne FL 33149, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. Lighthouse Keeper's Cottage (a few steps from this marker); Escaping to Freedom in the Bahamas (within shouting distance of this marker); Let It Shine (within shouting distance of this marker); Key Biscayne, The Barrier Island (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Homes That Hover (about 600 feet away); Virginia Key Beach Park (approx. 4.8 miles away); Vizcaya (approx. 6.4 miles away); Dinner Key (approx. 6½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Key Biscayne.
Also see . . .
1. The Coast Survey 1807-1867. The Hassler Legacy: Ferdinand Rudolph Hassler and the United States Coast Survey. On the NOAA Central Library website. (Submitted on December 15, 2014, by Marsha A. Matson of Palmetto Bay, Florida.)
2. U.S. National Geodetic Survey. A history of the U.S. Coast Survey, its predecessors and evolution into NOAA. (Submitted on December 15, 2014, by Marsha A. Matson of Palmetto Bay, Florida.)
Categories. • Exploration • Waterways & Vessels •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 15, 2014, by Marsha A. Matson of Palmetto Bay, Florida. This page has been viewed 237 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on December 15, 2014, by Marsha A. Matson of Palmetto Bay, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.