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Q150 GPS Mark
Q150 GPS Mark

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GPS Pole Marker and plaque celebrate 150 years of surveying and providing a spatial future in Queensland (1859 - 2009) .

On Saturday, December 10, 1859, the proclamation declaring Queensland a separate colony from New South Wales was read from the balcony of Adelaide House, now the Deanery of St John's Cathedral in Ann St Brisbane.

Charles Warner a qualified surveyor who was born in 1851 conducted his first surveys of this part of Tamborine Mountain from 1877 onwards. In his short life of 34 years he completed 750 surveys of Queensland.

Location

Address:Main Western Road, North Tamborine, 4272
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -27.950244
Long: 153.181236
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Landscape
Sub-Theme:Settlement

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:2009
Front Inscription

 Q150 ( 1859 - 2009) GPS Mark

Celebrating 150 years of surveying
and providing a spatial future in Queensland

Source: MA
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