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Mica Creek 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

This baseline was installed by local surveyors and is located within leased land to the west of the Mica Creek power station off the Diamantina Developmental Rd, 5km south of the town centre. Station 1 is at the northern end of the baseline nearing the power station boundary fence.

Access

The gate key for this baseline can be obtained from Lodewyk Surveys in Mt Isa. Access to pillars 3-7 is via a locked gate 300m off the end of the power station access road.

Design

Type: 7 station Schwendener. Stations are concrete pillars.

Datum RL: The datum plane is based on reduced level (RL) 363.0 metres. RLs for the stations are derived from station 1 - permanent survey mark (PSM) 207066.

Alignment: Base alignment is from station 1 to 7. Offsets are negative to the left and positive to the right of the line viewed from station 1.

PSMs

Station # 1 2 3 4 5 6 7
PSM # 207066 207067 207068 207069 207070 207071 207072

Notes

  • New stainless steel plates were attached to pillars in August 2017 to improve centring.

Regulation 13 certificate

Contacts

Regional Calibration Officer

Chris Serpell
Department of Natural Resources, Mines and Energy
5B Sheridan Street
CAIRNS  QLD  4870

Phone: (07) 4222 5406

Lodewyk Surveys

6 Second Ave
MOUNT ISA  QLD  4285

Mike Lodewyk
Phone: (07) 4743 4155

Contact

Coronavirus (COVID-19) business support: 1300 654 687

General enquiries: 13 QGOV (13 74 68)