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History of Survey Markers

Survey markers, also called survey marks, survey monuments, survey benchmarks or geodetic marks, are objects placed to mark key survey points on the Earth’s surface. They are used in geodetic and land surveying. Informally, such marks are referred to as benchmarks, although strictly speaking the term “benchmark” is reserved for marks that indicate elevation. Horizontal position markers used for triangulation are also known as triangulation stations. Early Pre-Disk Marks The original mandate of the Survey…

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National Park Foundation

The National Park Foundation has a powerful impact on our spectacular national parks. Chartered by Congress in 1967, the National Park Foundation is rooted in a legacy that began more than a century ago, when private citizens from all walks of life took action to establish and protect our national parks. Every Dollars Helps For every benchmark sold, a portion of sales will be donated to the National Park Foundation on behalf of our amazing customer base…

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Mountaineering Fitness

In May, mountaineering legend Ed Viesturs became the first American to summit all 14 of the world’s 8,000-meter peaks when he reached the top of Nepal’s fabled Annapurna. In the following pages, Ed tells us just how he does it–and how you can, too, whether you’re gunning for Rainier or the toughest peak in your neck of the woods. You’ll learn everything from how to pick a hiking partner to what to eat at 14,000…

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Custom Engraving Shop

We create works of art that will be cherished for generations. From lightly etched surfaces to deep-carved designs, we utilize our state-of-the-art engraving machines for most material including metal, wood, plastic, glass, crystal, and others. We can create your personalized gifts for wedding, Christmas, birthday, valentine’s day, mother’s day, father’s day, corporate gifts, promotional products, new baby, bridal shower, baby shower, engagement, graduation, thank you, employee gifts, thinking of you, and many more. We also…

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