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Leyburn electronic distance measurement (EDM) baseline

Baseline status

Suitable.

Reporting problems

Contact the Regional Calibration Officer (listed below under ‘contacts’) as soon as possible if any of the following information is incorrect or to report any problems with the baseline.

Location

The Leyburn baseline is located within a scientific reserve (1/SP220298) situated approximately 10km northeast of the Darling Downs township of Leyburn. This site has restricted access.

Access

The site is accessed from Toowoomba via the Toowoomba Karara Road and Rosenthal Boundary Road. Rosenthal Boundary Road has approximately 4.5km of formed gravel road and 2km of graded track. This road is a dry weather only and high clearance vehicles are recommended.

Bookings

This site must be booked prior to use and a security key obtained from one of the business centres noted below. Contact one of the department business centres listed below to arrange bookings, payments and collection of security keys.

Design

Type: 7 station Schwendener. Stations are concrete pillars housed in fenced enclosures.

Datum RL: The datum plane is based on reduced level (RL) 415.0 metres. Reduced levels for the stations are derived from Station 1 – Permanent Survey Mark (PSM) 199101.

Alignment: Base alignment is from Station 7 → 2. Offsets are negative to the left and positive to the right of the line viewed from Station 7.

PSMs

Station # 1 2 3 4 5 6 7
PSM # 199101 199102 199103 199104 199105 199106 199107

Notes

  • The security key will not be issued until full payment for the range use has been received.
  • Instrument observations should commence from station 1.
  • Observation may be impacted by significant shade from neighbouring trees in the afternoon.
  • This site should only be accessed in dry weather.
  • The security gate at the southern entrance should remain closed at all times to restrict livestock movement. Please respect the property of adjoining landowners and their livestock.
  • Please ensure all gates are closed and pillar caps are placed on pillars prior to leaving the site.
  • For additional information regarding the use of this site and/or the calibration of measuring equipment, please contact the Regional Calibration Officer.

Regulation 13 certificate

Contacts

Regional Calibration Officer

Bob Jenkins
Department of Natural Resources, Mines and Energy
203 Tor Street
TOOWOOMBA QLD 4350

Phone: (07) 4529 1310

Department of Natural Resources, Mines and Energy (Business centres)

203 Tor Street
TOOWOOMBA  QLD  4350

Phone: (07) 4529 1200

1-3 Alfred St
ROMA  QLD  4455

Phone: (07) 4624 1500

Government Offices
1st Floor
Cnr Guy & Fitzroy Streets
WARWICK  QLD  4730

Phone: (07) 4661 0200

42 Callandoon Street
GOONDIWINDI  QLD  4390

Phone: (07) 4671 6100

Contact

General enquiries 13 QGOV (13 74 68)