Monitoring Sites - Gingin

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Pictures

Banksia woodland

Banksia woodland at the site of the tower

 

The tower goes up at Gingin: June, 2011

man standing with arms outstretched

Grant the human protractor, measuring exactly 120° between guy wires.

 

Men looking at a hole

…  “The hole’s the wrong bloody shape”

 

coffee rock coffee rock

We struck "coffee rock" – iron cemented sand – at 1.20m in one of the three guy wire holes. Hard on top, softer underneath, about 50cm thick, roots do penetrate.

 

man in hole

Guy wire anchor.

 

man in a chair holding umbrella

Somebody has to be in charge.

 

 

chair in woodland hole

We can deal with them.

 

men with theodolite

Plus or minus 2° from vertical

 

man attaching tower section

The first section

 

man attaching tower section

The second section

 

man attaching tower section

The last section

 

tower fully up

And she’s up

 

 
 
Modified: 11/24/2016