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Belgium Benchmarks
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Description:
Find & spot the Belgian Benchmarks on beautiful places through the country of Belgium.
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Belgium has also his Benchmark system, these are the Geodetic Points with its own coordinate system to go with it.

In Belgium, several Benchmarks are applied to:
Public buildings, along roads and some on private land / property. These can be top of Churches, measuring stones (with or without a copper point), cast iron marker on house walls etc.  10,000 Benchmarks are marked and have their exact coordinates registered to a high accuracy.

The Lambert 2008 Projection is the projection or coordinate system which is used for the Maps in Belgium.
Using the coordinates between 520000 and 800000.

The projection reference point and the local geoid for GRS 80 and Lambert 2008 coordinate system, located in Ukkel, Belgium.
In the garden of the Royal Observatory at N 50 ° 47 '52 E 4 ° 21' 33 / Lambert Coordinate X 649328 Y 665262


Only these Benchmarks can be entered as waymarks in this category.

Benchmarks that you can find in Belgium.

Planimetric points:

- Elevated points
- Ground points

Altimetric points:

- Second General Water Levelling (TAW)
- Network of the Brussels-Capital Region

The map of those Belgian Benchmarks, with their specific icon, can be found on: NGI Belgium Zoom in on the map and you see the Benchmarks with their icons. Click on the icon and you get the information you will need for posting your Waymark.

The Belgian National Geographic Institute (NGI) in Brussels is the national mapping agency in Belgium.


It is very important to us if you spot a Benchmark that's damaged or missing.
Please write it in the Private Message so that we can report it to the NGI.

Instructions for Posting a Belgium Benchmarks Waymark:

The title of the waypoint should be "NGI Meetpunt: (number) - Name of the city/village where the point is located.

You must post at least 2 pictures taken by yourself. No pictures allowed downloaded from the internet.

One photo, the default image, is required of the Benchmark, NO, we don't want you or your GPSr in the photo. And one beautiful photo must be included showing the surroundings of the Benchmark point. Do not forget the definition of the Benchmark as is showing on the popup Benchmark on the NGI Folder.

The description of any new waypoint in this category must contain the official description of the Benchmark as well as your own description of the location.

Example good posting:


 

Name for this one must be posted in the group as:

             NGI Meetpunt: 18F55C1 - Bree

Maybe you can tell something about this point or the Town Bree but don't forget the definition for this one.

Definition above one: kerktoren ; spits - voet kruis -as

Please write your post in the English, Dutch or French language.

Instructions for Visiting a Waymark in this Category:

The requirement for logging this Waymark will be at least shoot the most beautiful picture you are ever shot at the Benchmark point.

Category Settings:
  • Waymarks can be added to this category
  • New waymarks of this category are reviewed by the category group prior to being published
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Variables:
  • <strong><span>Reference of this Benchmark</span></strong>
  • <span><strong><span>Type</span></strong></span>
  • <strong><span>Lambert2008 X coordinate</span></strong>
  • <strong><span>Lambert2008 Y coordinate</span></strong>
  • <strong><span>Condition</span></strong>
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NGI Meetpunt: 18F55C1 op de toren van de Sint Michiels Kerk in Bree.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dreamhummie

location: Limburg, Belgium

date approved: 3/4/2015

last visited: 9/18/2021

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Belgium BenchmarksNGI Meetpunt: Qn34 - Opoeteren

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Merk in gietijzer, Houwstraat, Opoeteren

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lotty

location: Limburg, Belgium

date approved: 6/17/2020

last visited: never

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Merk in gietijzer, Houwstraat, Opoeteren

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lotty

location: Limburg, Belgium

date approved: 6/17/2020

last visited: never

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NN12.7 km

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Sint Laurentiuskerk, Kerkstraat, Hamont

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member TeamYakara

location: Limburg, Belgium

date approved: 5/6/2021

last visited: never

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Sint Laurentiuskerk, Kerkstraat, Hamont

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member TeamYakara

location: Limburg, Belgium

date approved: 5/6/2021

last visited: never

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NN12.7 km

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Sint Laurentiuskerk, Kerkstraat, Hamont

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member TeamYakara

location: Limburg, Belgium

date approved: 5/6/2021

last visited: never

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NN12.7 km

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Sint Laurentiuskerk, kerkstraat, Hamont

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member TeamYakara

location: Limburg, Belgium

date approved: 5/6/2021

last visited: never

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Belgium BenchmarksNGI Meetpunt: Qkn18 - Niel-bij-As

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Merk in gietijzer, Hoogstraat, Niel-bij-As

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lotty

location: Limburg, Belgium

date approved: 6/25/2020

last visited: never

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Belgium BenchmarksNGI Meetpunt: HQ29.1 - Maaseik

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Koperen klinknagel, Markt, Maaseik

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lotty

location: Limburg, Belgium

date approved: 6/27/2020

last visited: never

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Sint-Catharinakerk, Waagstraat, Maaseik

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lotty

location: Limburg, Belgium

date approved: 6/29/2020

last visited: 1/4/2022

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Sint Monulphus en Gondulphuskerk, Dorpsstraat, Achel

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member TeamYakara

location: Limburg, Belgium

date approved: 5/6/2021

last visited: never

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Sint Monulphus en Gondulphuskerk, Dorpsstraat, Achel

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member TeamYakara

location: Limburg, Belgium

date approved: 5/6/2021

last visited: never

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Waterpassingspeiler, Steenweg Naar As, Maasmechelen

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member TeamYakara

location: Limburg, Belgium

date approved: 10/2/2021

last visited: never

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SESE19.2 km

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Veer Meeswijk, meerpaal, Maasmechelen

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member TeamYakara

location: Limburg, Belgium

date approved: 10/30/2022

last visited: never

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SESE19.2 km

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Sinr Willibrorduskerk, Rijksweg, Eisden

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member TeamYakara

location: Limburg, Belgium

date approved: 10/30/2022

last visited: never

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Meetpunt 10E50T2, Achelse Kluis/Abdij Sint Benedictus

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member TeamYakara

location: Limburg, Belgium

date approved: 1/15/2021

last visited: never

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Meetpunt 10E50C1, Achelse Kluis, Kluis, Achel

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member TeamYakara

location: Limburg, Belgium

date approved: 1/15/2021

last visited: never

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SESE19.3 km

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Sint Pietersstraat 51, Maasmechelen

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member TeamYakara

location: Limburg, Belgium

date approved: 10/30/2022

last visited: never

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SESE19.3 km

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Heirstraat 1, Maasmechelen

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member TeamYakara

location: Limburg, Belgium

date approved: 10/30/2022

last visited: never

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SESE19.5 km

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Oude Rijksbaan 27, Maasmechelen

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member TeamYakara

location: Limburg, Belgium

date approved: 10/7/2022

last visited: never

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SESE19.6 km

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Fietspad winterdijk, zitbank, Maasmechelen

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member TeamYakara

location: Limburg, Belgium

date approved: 10/30/2022

last visited: never

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SESE19.8 km

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Steenakkerstraat 39, Maasmechelen

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member TeamYakara

location: Limburg, Belgium

date approved: 10/30/2022

last visited: never

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Bunker, winterdijk, Maasmechelen

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member TeamYakara

location: Limburg, Belgium

date approved: 10/30/2022

last visited: never

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Belgium BenchmarksNGI Meetpunt Hq9.4, electriciteitscabine, Sleutelstraat, Maasmechelen

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Electriciteitscabine, Sleutelstraat, Maasmechelen

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member TeamYakara

location: Limburg, Belgium

date approved: 10/7/2022

last visited: never

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WW20 km

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Belgium BenchmarksNGI Meetpunt 25C03T1 Uitkijktoren Koersel Kapelleke, Koersel

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Uitkijktoren Koersel Kapelleke, Koersel

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member TeamYakara

location: Limburg, Belgium

date approved: 5/3/2021

last visited: never

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