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Marker part, survey

Details

Artifact no.
1994.0449.001
Manufacturer
Unknown
Manufacturer Location
Unknown
Manufactured Date
After 1970
Context Function
TO MARK AND IDENTIFY A SPECIFIC GEOGRAPHIC LOCATION, AS DETERMINED BY A SURVEYOR.
Context Technical
EXAMPLE OF ALUMINUM MARKER CAP USED DURING 1970S + ON PROPERTY SURVEYS, IE. FARM AND RESIDENTIAL LOTS. IT WAS MOUNTED ON A REBAR POST, APPROX. 4 FT. OR MORE IN LENGTH. ALUMINUM WAS BRITTLE & MADE SUSCEPTIBLE TO REMOVAL BY STRIKING. THREADED CAPS, LIKE THIS EXAMPLE, WERE PARTICULARLY VULNERABLE. THIS STYLE OF MARKER CAP REPLACED BY 940450 IN 1980S.
Context Canada
EXAMPLE OF MARKERS USED ON NS PROVINCIAL LOT OR PROPERTY SURVEYS.
Description
ALUMINUM CAP.
Number of Parts
1
Artifact Markings
" PENALTY FOR REMOVAL/ SURVEY MARKER " cast in raised print on marker cap top.
Artifact Missing
CAP IS COMPLETE IN ITSELF. WOULD HAVE BEEN MOUNTED ON REBAR POST.
Group 1
Exploration and Survey
Category 1
Landmarks
Subcategory 1
Markers
Material
metal->aluminum
Length
6.8 cm
Width
6.8 cm