Octave Chanute: Engineer

Octave Chanute: Engineer (HM12UA)

Location: Chanute, KS 66720 Neosho County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 40.893', W 95° 27.169'

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Born in Paris in 1832, Octave Chanute immigrated to the U.S. at the age of six. Even with no education in engineering, he would become one of the foremost engineers of the 19th Century through involvement in railroading, bridge building, construction, aviation and wood preservation. Chanute may be best known for his work in aviation.
HM NumberHM12UA
Year Placed2003
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Date Added Sunday, September 14th, 2014 at 1:19pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 283704 N 4173314
Decimal Degrees37.68155000, -95.45281667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 40.893', W 95° 27.169'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 40' 53.58" N, 95° 27' 10.14" W
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Area Code(s)620
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 27 W Main St, Chanute KS 66720, US
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