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GTS Station - Pokpari (Syampur)

Pokpari Map

Location 22.48829N/88.19976E (estimated)
Visited 11th January 2017
Series East Coast Series
Sol 125K Sheet 79B SW
Description probable semaphore tower as part of arrangement along Hooghly River but despite local searching the site could not be located and local government officials had no knowledge of a GTS station in this locality. The area is built-up as part of tke Kolkata conurbation.
   
Historical account A station of ‘Sámpur’ is listed in GTS Synopsis Volume XII (page 109) but does not appear in the detailed descriptions of trigonometrical stations. The location in the Volume is given as 88˚ 14’ 32.38’’ N and 22˚ 29’ 12.84’’ E.
   
Condition Probably Destroyed


     
 
GTS Tower
Stations
Aknapur
Baniban
Berghom
Bhola
Bira
Brul
Dhaja
Dilakas
Mayapur
Mirzápur
Natsal
Nibria
Noada
Noráda
Pokpari
Rishi
Samalia
Sarisá
Satten
Simahát
Sukchar