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Australia/NZ Benchmarks
Description:
This category is for logging permanent survey marks throughout Australia and New Zealand.
Expanded Description:

Waymarks suitable for this category include:

1. Permanent Survey Marks with a cast metal disc
2. Any vertical or horizontal control point with visible and clear surveying markings.
3. Trig Points not able to be listed in the Australian Trig Points category.
4. Historic survey marks.

Note: This category's intention is to work alongside the Australian Trig Points waymarking category. While metal benchmark discs associated with Trig Points could be logged here validly, please submit these to the Australian Trig Points category. All New Zealand benchmarks (including Trig Points) are welcome to be logged here.

In the interest of quality of content in the category, surveying markers such as: painted marks, flag markers, small pins or any other temporary survey marks will not be accepted. Rule of thumb: Is the point interesting enough for another member to spend their time looking for the mark?

Many permanent survey marks are marked on topographic maps and websites such as Geoscience Australia's Mapconnect. State Government land management sites can also be used to locate them.

Instructions for Posting a Australia/NZ Benchmarks Waymark:

To log a Waymark in this category:

1. Locate an interesting survey mark. This could be in an interesting location, near a point of interest, have a rare or unusual marker or disc, have a scenic outlook, be a historic marker or have some other feature that would make the point interesting enough for another member to spend their time looking for the mark.
2. Include the station ID number (if available) and the location in the waymark title: (e.g. 107398 Mt Cootha summit lookout QLD).
3. A close-up photo of the marker. If the marker has a cover the cover needs to be opened and the marker cleaned and visible in the photograph.
4. At least one photo of the location (preferably with the marker included). If there's a great view or nearby point of interest make sure a photo is included!
5. A description of the marker and location. Please also include information on access point (e.g. Access via trail at end of Simpson Rd.). Leave as much info as you think necessary for other members to follow your lead!

Please use the following list of state government websites (where possible) to assist you to identify the survey mark for inclusion in your description
Qld: https://www.business.qld.gov.au/industry/property-construction-trades-engineering/surveying/permanent-survey-marks
Vic: http://services.land.vic.gov.au/landchannel/smes/SMESReportServlet or
http://maps.land.vic.gov.au/lassi/SmesUI.jsp
SA: https://www.propertyassist.sa.gov.au/pa/
Tas: http://www.mrt.tas.gov.au/portal/home
NSW: http://maps.six.nsw.gov.au/ (Some content provided is chargable - Check T&Cs prior to usage)
ACT: http://www.actmapi.act.gov.au/home.html
WA: http://uat.landgate.wa.gov.au/corporate.nsf/web/Survey+Channel (No free services available)
NT: NTGESS (Under development as at Nov 2014)
NZ: http://www.linz.govt.nz/data/geodetic-system/search-geodetic-marks/about-trig-stations-geodetic-marks

As of 1st Dec 2014, entries of similar marks in a locality that do not meet the ‘interesting’ test will no longer be approved. This will be at the discretion of the approver and marks which otherwise meet the requirements may be declined to prevent "flooding" of the category. Waymarkers can contact the category group prior to waymark creation if they have any questions/concerns.

Instructions for Visiting a Waymark in this Category:
Include a photo of the mark with your GPS and give a description of your visit. Include any information regarding changes to the marker or area others may find useful. Additional photos of the surrounding area are also welcome.
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Situated on road reserve beside State Highway 54 offers outlook views to Ruahine range across mixed stock farming.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Phronimos

location: North Island, New Zealand

date approved: 6/10/2022

last visited: 6/7/2022

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Maritime benchmark on Kingston Pier, Norfolk Island

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member endeavour3

location: Norfolk Island

date approved: 5/1/2022

last visited: never

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State Survey Mark 86953, Corner of Cumberland Road and Suffolk Street, Ingleburn

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Aussiebrian

location: New South Wales, Australia

date approved: 12/6/2021

last visited: never

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State Survey Marker in Percy Street Ingleburn

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Aussiebrian

location: New South Wales, Australia

date approved: 11/28/2021

last visited: never

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Survey Mark 91073 "Propeller Park", Hart Street Balmain East, NSW

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member JG9172

location: New South Wales, Australia

date approved: 11/6/2021

last visited: never

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Australia/NZ BenchmarksSurvey Mark 53523 "The Dry Dock", Balmain, NSW

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Survey Mark 53523 "The Dry Dock", Cameron and Mort Street, Balmain, NSW

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member JG9172

location: New South Wales, Australia

date approved: 11/4/2021

last visited: never

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Australia/NZ BenchmarksSurvey Mark 58140 "Shipbuilders Cottages", Balmain, NSW

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Survey Mark 58140 "Shipbuilders Cottages", Campbell and Wells Street, Balmain, NSW

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member JG9172

location: New South Wales, Australia

date approved: 11/4/2021

last visited: never

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Survey mark with three yellow poles on top of Goodwin Hill, with great views in all directions

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Kittykatch

location: Australian Capital Territory, Australia

date approved: 10/6/2021

last visited: never

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A commemorative QLD PSM disk celebrating 150 years of surveying in Queensland.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member blingg

location: Queensland, Australia

date approved: 9/9/2021

last visited: never

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Australia/NZ BenchmarksSurvey Mark 101351, Birchgrove, NSW.

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Survey Mark 101351, Ballast Point Road Birchgrove, NSW.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member JG9172

location: New South Wales, Australia

date approved: 8/26/2021

last visited: never

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Survey Mark 45104, Kingswood (2747) NSW

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member rubymoon05

location: New South Wales, Australia

date approved: 5/26/2021

last visited: never

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Australia/NZ BenchmarksSS184 Living Desert Sculptures Park NSW

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State Survey mark beside Trig Point in the Living Desert Sculpture park

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bucketeer

location: New South Wales, Australia

date approved: 4/23/2021

last visited: never

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Australia/NZ BenchmarksBM3008 Anne Beadell Highway South Australia

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The Anne Beadell Highway is 1300km long and stretches from Coober Pedy in SA to Laverton in WA

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bucketeer

location: South Australia, Australia

date approved: 4/23/2021

last visited: never

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The Anne Beadell Highway is 1300km long and stretches from Coober Pedy in SA to Laverton in WA

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bucketeer

location: South Australia, Australia

date approved: 4/23/2021

last visited: never

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The Anne Beadell Highway is 1300km long and stretches from Coober Pedy in SA to Laverton in WA

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bucketeer

location: South Australia, Australia

date approved: 4/23/2021

last visited: never

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The Anne Beadell Highway is 1300km long and stretches from Coober Pedy in SA to Laverton in WA

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bucketeer

location: South Australia, Australia

date approved: 4/23/2021

last visited: never

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Australia/NZ BenchmarksBM2988 Anne Beadell Highway South Australia

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The Anne Beadell Highway is 1300km long and stretches from Coober Pedy in SA to Laverton in WA

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bucketeer

location: South Australia, Australia

date approved: 4/23/2021

last visited: never

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The Anne Beadell Highway is 1300km long and stretches from Coober Pedy in SA to Laverton in WA

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bucketeer

location: South Australia, Australia

date approved: 4/23/2021

last visited: never

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The Anne Beadell Highway is 1300km long and stretches from Coober Pedy in SA to Laverton in WA

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bucketeer

location: South Australia, Australia

date approved: 4/22/2021

last visited: never

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Australia/NZ BenchmarksBM2980 Anne Beadell Highway South Australia

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The Anne Beadell Highway is 1300km long and stretches from Coober Pedy in SA to Laverton in WA

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bucketeer

location: South Australia, Australia

date approved: 4/22/2021

last visited: never

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AFGN Gravity Station disk located beside a Monument to a man that was shot by a camel

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bucketeer

location: South Australia, Australia

date approved: 4/15/2021

last visited: never

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PSM located on the Heysen trail at junction of the Wilpena Resort and the National Park

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bucketeer

location: South Australia, Australia

date approved: 4/15/2021

last visited: never

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This trig station is located at the summit of Mt. Eden, the highest point in Auckland.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: North Island, New Zealand

date approved: 9/30/2020

last visited: never

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A Dept of Survey & Land Information survey mark in Queenstown, New Zealand.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: South Island, New Zealand

date approved: 9/30/2020

last visited: never

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Australia/NZ BenchmarksYeldulknie Weir Benchmark

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Embeded into the top of the weir wall next to a picnic table overlooking the old SA water supply dam near Cleve SA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member froghoppin

location: South Australia, Australia

date approved: 8/22/2020

last visited: never

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