172938 - Q150 Marker - Rockhampton, QLD
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member fathrtime
S 23° 23.987 E 150° 30.324
56K E 245053 N 7410018
Quick Description: Commemorative QLD PSM disk celebrating 150 years of surveying in Queensland.
Location: Queensland, Australia
Date Posted: 8/6/2010 4:51:24 PM
Waymark Code: WM9DME
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member bucketeer
Views: 6

Long Description:
This QLD Permanent Survey Marker benchmark was installed in 2009 to commemorate 150 years of surveying as part of Queensland’s 150 year birthday celebrations.

The Survey and Spatial Sciences Institute (SSSI) has installed 60 permanent benchmarks across Queensland allowing the public to check the accuracy of GPS units and growing awareness of the science of surveying.

More interesting information regarding the project can be found here: (visit link)

Designation: 172938

Location: Rockhampton Tourist Info Office - Bruce Highway, Rockhampton.

This marker is also located on the Tropic of Capricorn!

Mark is set into the footpath out in front of the office. A Q150 sign indicates the location.
State/Territory: QLD

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