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H.M.S. Egeria Benchmark

Photo Credit: Jarmila Storkova

Address

Stanley Park, West of 9 O'clock Gun

Neighbourhood

Stanley Park

Type

Other

Significance

O

Description

Near the Nine O’Clock Gun is situated a plaque, which notes that this spot was used as a reference point by the HMS Egeria, a surveying ship, in 1898. This point was previously used as a reference point by the Royal Engineers in 1863 during their survey of Burrard Inlet. The Engineer’s mark was rediscovered in 1936, when the plaque was commissioned.

Source

Stanley Park, National Historic Site- Commemorative Integrity Statement 2002