6491-9011 - Gravity Station - Bollon, QLD
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member fathrtime
S 28° 03.047 E 147° 28.854
55J E 547261 N 6897079
Quick Description: AFGN Gravity Station disk located at Bollon, Qld.
Location: Queensland, Australia
Date Posted: 8/20/2012 1:09:04 AM
Waymark Code: WMF421
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member bucketeer
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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 exploration survey benchmarks.

More information on the AFGN can be found here: (visit link)

Designation: 6491-9011
Year: 1964
Location: Bollon airfield - off Cashel Vale Rd, Bollon

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

The disk is located on the concrete base behind a memorial plaque at the airfield. Signs at the waiting shed advise to stay off the apron. This memorial can be accessed by walking across the grass from the waiting shed.

The plaque reads:
"E.J.Cameron aerodrome
Named by the Balonne shire council and dedicated to the memory of E.J. Cameron, councillor 1937-1949 who initiated the proposal to establish this aerodrome.".
State/Territory: QLD

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