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Surveyors' Monument: Dedication

Located on the upper section of the monument.
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(Unless otherwise indicated, photos by Don of www.WascanaPark.com)

SURVEYING
FOR
THE FUTURE

THIS SURVEY MONUMENT AND PLAQUE
IS DEDICATED TO THE SURVEYORS OF
CANADA WHOSE SKILL AND INDUSTRY
CONTRIBUTED SO GREATLY TO THE
EXPLORATION, MAPPING AND DEVELOPMENT
OF OUR NATION.

IT IS SYMBOLIC OF THE BEGINNING OF
THE SECOND CENTURY OF SURVEYING IN
CANADA AND IS A FIRST POST IN
A UNIFIED SYSTEM OF PRECISELY
CO-ORDINATED SURVEY POINTS.

WITH ELEVEN OTHER CENTENNIAL
SURVEY MONUMENTS ERECTED ACROSS
CANADA, IT SIGNIFIES THE CONTRIBUTION
BY SURVEYORS BOTH PAST AND PRESENT
TO THE CHARTING OF OUR NATION'S FUTURE.

(Text on plaque)

 


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