Early Surveyors-Centre of Tasmania MonumentPrint Page
The Tasmanian Division of the Institute of Surveyors, Australia, decided to erect a monument to the early surveyors, and chose as the location the geographical centre of Tasmania and the memorial form a replica of the trigonometry cairn erected by James Sprent at Mount La Perouse, during his survey work between 1833 and 1855, at half the volume of the original cairn.
|Address:||Lyell Highway, Bridge at Bronte Lagoon, 2 kilometres east of Bronte Park, Trig 715, Bronte Park, 7140|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -42.180073|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Monument Designer:||Tasmanian Institute of Surveyors|
|Approx. Monument Dedication Date:||1983|
Latitude 42° 10` 54" South Longitude 146° 30` 00" East
This monument was erected in 1983 by the member of the Institution of Surveyors, Australia, Tasmanian Division to commemorate the early surveyors who explored and mapped this state.
Located near the geographical centre of Tasmania it is similar to a cairn erected by James Sprent on Mt. La Perouse during his trigonometrical survey 1833 - 1855
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