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Photograph - Survey Tower, possibly Mount Macedon, Victoria, circa 1900 Image Reg. No: MM 040164

Summary:
Survey tower erected for the Geodetic Survey of Victoria. This is possibly the tower on Mount Macedon.

A sketch of the tower at Mount Macedon by Samuel Calvert is printed in Illustrated Australian News, 25 Feb 1874.

Photograph in a photograph album used at Melbourne Observatory, late 19th century. The photographs show the main Melbourne Observatory building, Great Melbourne Telescope, 8 inch transit telescope, recording equipment, observatories in other cities and countries, astronomers, astronomical photographs of sun and stars.
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: astronomy, geodetic surveys, observatories, surveying
Themes this item is part of: Melbourne Observatory Collection, Science & Measurement Collection
Primary Classification: SURVEYING & NAVIGATION
Secondary Classification: Optical - Surveying
Tertiary Classification: angular measurement
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Place Depicted: Mount Macedon, Macedon Ranges, Victoria, Australia

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