Last updated 10Jun19

Border Marker A42 Survey Blaze and Basalt site

An ACT border corner reference site and geological area of interest in the southern ACT in the Namadgi National Park.

Location: GR 55H FA 76855-26008 (MGA94), Shannons Flat 8626-2S 1:25000

Where the marker rail was originally nailed, June 2008

Visits: 13 Apr 10, 24 Jun 08

Photographs are available.


• KHA Namadgi database (private source). Site 20. Higgins site no. 265; nail in concrete, reference tree. This is site G45 in vol. 9 of the Sites of Significance series. The tree and attached piece of timber included in that volume are NOT part of the original border survey, nor is the piece of timber al …

• Sites of Significance in the ACT. A 9 volume set, pre-cursor to the ACT Heritage Register. Published in 1988 (Vols 1-7), 1989 (Vol 8) and 1990 (Vol 9); pp38-43. Site G45. See extracts of the relevant pages in the photos above.

• The validity of this site needs checking. Compare the location with the location of the reference point from the original field notebook.