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6091-0147 - Gravity Station - St Lucia, Qld
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member fathrtime
S 27° 29.885 E 153° 00.829
56J E 501365 N 6958395
Quick Description: AFGN Gravity Station disk located at UQ campus, St Lucia, QLD.
Location: Queensland, Australia
Date Posted: 11/19/2014 10:25:46 PM
Waymark Code: WMMXEH
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member bucketeer
Views: 1

Long Description:
The Australian Fundamental Gravity Network (AFGN) is a network of around 900 Gravity base stations across the country. The accuracy of these stations is far greater than standard survey benchmarks.

Designation: 6091-0147
Year: 1960
Location: Old Geology Building (now Richards Building) - University of Qld campus, St Lucia.

The AFGN Web Application can be accessed here: (visit link)

Standard brass Gravity disk is set into the concrete outside the rear exit door (left hand side) from the Richards Building.

Some temporary scaffolding was stacked against the wall over the mark. I moved it to take the photo.
State/Territory: QLD

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