172926 - Q150 Marker - Gladstone, QLD
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member fathrtime
S 23° 49.787 E 151° 14.933
56K E 321639 N 7363517
Quick Description: Commemorative QLD PSM disk celebrating 150 years of surveying in Queensland.
Location: Queensland, Australia
Date Posted: 4/15/2011 3:10:30 PM
Waymark Code: WMB7JF
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member 3l diesel
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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: 172926

Location: Gladstone Marina - Spinnaker Park, Alf O'Rourke Drive, Gladstone

Mark is set into the top of a stone block. Unfortunately the Q150 signage which was attached to the block has been removed. A real shame as would have looked great in this location when installed.
State/Territory: QLD

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