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06-February-2021
06-February-2021

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The memorial marks the site of the Adelaide Regional Office of the Bureau of Meteorology from 1940 to 1977.

The Bureau of Meteorology (BOM or BoM) is an executive agency of the Australian Government responsible for providing weather services to Australia and surrounding areas. It was established in 1906 under the Meteorology Act, and brought together the state meteorological services that existed before then.

Location

Address:West Terrace & Glover Avenue, Adelaide High School, Adelaide, 5000
State:SA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -34.925269
Long: 138.587277
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Government
Sub-Theme:Federal
Approx. Event Start Date:1940
Approx. Event End Date:1977

Dedication

Front Inscription

     This Memorial Marks The Site Of
       The Adelaide Regional Office
THE BUREAU OF METEOROLOGY 1940 - 1977
   On Or Near This site, Adelaide`s
Official Weather Records Were Taken
From 8th May 1860 To 3rd February 1977.
The Observations Were Commenced By 
Sir Charles Todd At The Adelaide 
Observatory, Which Was Located About
50 Metres South Of This Point.

Source: MA
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