- 1 inch diameter
- Cast in fine pewter
- Military clutch back
- Mounted on story card
Elevation: 3,491 ft.
Coordinates: N42° 38' 15'' W073° 10' 00''
Location: Massachusetts, USA
MarkerSleuth Photo Contributor: John Ceccherelli, 1999
This Mount Greylock product is fashioned after the magnetic station at it's summit. The overlapping triangles, reminding one of the Star of David, is the standard symbol for the location from which magnetic readings are taken.
Q: Exactly what is the definition of a magnetic station? A: A monumented station at which a series of magnetic observations have been made. It usually consists of a bronze marker set in stone or concrete at which, in addition to latitude and longitude, the magnetic value is indicated.