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The sculpture in the form of an arch commemorates the centenary of Federation and that Marulan is the only town on the 150th meridian in the world.  

The sculpture depicts the major longitude lines of the world as a rotating structure above a map in the pavement showing the 150E line, with two artistic representations along the axis.


Address:George Street, Meridian Park , Marulan, 2579
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -34.716498
Long: 150.000832
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Sculpture
Monument Theme:Technology
Approx. Event Start Date:1901
Approx. Event End Date:2001
Designer:Sebastian Meijbaum
Monument Manufacturer:Sebastian Meijbaum


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 26th October, 2003
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Marulan Meridian Arch 
 A Centenary of Federation Arch

This Arch marks the path of the 150 Meridian as it passes through Marulan, the only town in the world on its path. This is the exact middle of the Eastern Standard Time Zone, where the sun rises at exactly 6am and sets at 6pm prceisely every equinox. The sculpture describes the path of the Earth around the sun, while the two elements at each end of the structure represent a sundial and a clock.

The sculpture was designed and constructed by local artist Sebastian Meijbaum.  

Officially unveiled 26th October 2003 by Cr Paul Stephenson, Mayor of Mulwaree Shire Council and John Nicastri, President Marulan Progress Assn.


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