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