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Name:Alex Cameron
Email address:alexc1661 at yahoo dot com
Home page:http://walkthebritishisles.blogspot.co.uk/2013/06/self-compiled-list-of-ordnance-survey.html
Member since:2011-10-27
Personal details:Whether on an offshore island or on mainland Britain I just love to spend a day out and about trig hunting. *Status* Oct. 2011: No more island visits planned until next year, will try to visit some of the harder to get to Welsh pillars in the meantime. Feb. 2012: Just spent a week and a half in Cornwall and Devon walking from Lands End to Tiverton, visiting a selection of trigs along the way. Mar. 2012: Got to log trigs on Coll, Tiree, Kerrera, Colonsay, Luing and Mull. A good month :). May. 2013: Compiled a list of trigs on islands in Great Britain and Ireland. Click the link in my homepage above or find the detailed spreadsheet on the Yahoo group Trigonomy. Oct. 2016: So I've now been a T:UK member for 5 years. Where does all the time go? I'm still plugging away at it even though the opportunities to visit new pillars become more infrequent with less unvisited near to home. Trying a quality over quantity mindset at the moment. I've also created a Youtube channel to document my walks with plenty of hill and trig related content. Have a look if you want https://www.youtube.com/user/alexc1661 .


Total of 1701 trigpoints logged:
 
By current use
none1490
Passive station174
Active station32
NCE Adjustment5
 
By historic use
3rd order803
Secondary456
4th order170
Primary94
none75
Fundamental Benchmark67
Hydrographic Survey Station28
Other4
13th order - GPS3
Unknown1
 
By type
Pillar1151
Intersected Station276
Bolt73
FBM67
Surface Block42
Active station32
Rivet21
Berntsen16
Brass Plate8
Buried Block4
Other3
Platform Bolt3
Cut2
Disc1
Block1
Concrete Ring1
 
By condition
Good1289
Slightly damaged159
Destroyed89
Couldn't find it46
Damaged32
Possibly missing28
Unreachable but visible14
Inaccessible13
Remains13
Moved10
Not Logged3
Converted3
Toppled2

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