Champlain's Astrolabe

Champlain's Astrolabe (tmp-c260e)

Location: Cobden, Ontario K0J 1K0 Renfrew County
Country: Canada
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N 45° 35.925', W 76° 50.665'

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Nearby was found in 1867 by Edward George Lee an Astrolabe bearing the date 1603. This instrument, used for determining latitude, is believed to have been lost by Champlain about 7th June, 1613, on his exploratory expedition up the Ottawa River.
HM Numbertmp-c260e
Placed ByHistoric Sites and Monuments Board of Canada
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Date Added Wednesday, July 19th, 2017 at 5:57pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 356154 N 5051121
Decimal Degrees45.59875000, -76.84441667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 45° 35.925', W 76° 50.665'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds45° 35' 55.5" N, 76° 50' 39.9" W
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Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 15772-15884 ON-17, Cobden Ontario K0J 1K0, CA
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