Sheep Hill trig, 'Cape Jervis'/Fleurieu Peninsula, SA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Grahame Cookie
S 35° 35.726 E 138° 08.328
54H E 240781 N 6057153
Quick Description: This is close to a dirt track that heads north from Main South Road, Cape Jervis.
Location: South Australia, Australia
Date Posted: 7/19/2018 11:54:20 PM
Waymark Code: WMYT2N
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Tuena
Views: 1

Long Description:
This metal tripod trig is 'just' inside a fenced property (maybe 30 - 40 metres), but I found a slack spot in the wires, and easily climbed through without damage. No cows, or sheep in sight. 'GCA' gives the Elevation as 288 metres. Beneath the vanes of the tripod is a circular bronze Survey Marker: 6526x1285.

Each of the elongated 'semi-circular' vanes are 'highly' perforated (with x 21 on each vane!), and may have been painted in the past, but are rather corroded now. They are 'double-braced', with two narrow L-shaped metal strips across each vane, with further L-shaped strips bracing to the adjoining vane. The vanes are fixed to a single galvanised pipe (possibly ~35 mm diameter), which is then held, and fixed to the converging three legs of the tripod.

Access: Turn off of Main South Road, onto Sappers Road, which heads to a nearby wind farm, and park on the side of the road.

Other logging opportunity - GCA: (visit link)

Visited: 1329 - 1332, Tuesday, 29 May, 2018
State: SA

Map Name: Not listed

Map Scale: Not listed

Map Publisher: Not listed

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