172927 - Q150 Marker - Calliope, QLD
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member fathrtime
S 23° 57.580 E 151° 09.106
56K E 311933 N 7349006
Quick Description: Commemorative QLD PSM disk celebrating 150 years of surveying in Queensland.
Location: Queensland, Australia
Date Posted: 4/15/2011 2:56:10 PM
Waymark Code: WMB7JC
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: 172927

Location: Calliope Historical Village - Bruce Highway, Calliope

Mark is set into the top of a large stone mount. A Q150 sign is attached to the station.

Next to the Q150 station there is a memorial cairn dedicated to the first surveyors of the area.
State/Territory: QLD

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