Papua New Guinea - Geodetic Monitoring Site

Site ID
MORE
Station Location
Port Moresby
Station Number
PSM 15832
Station Address
National Mapping Bureau, Waigani
WGS-84 Station Coordinates (from GPS display)
Latitude            S 926'02".7599
Longitude         E 14711'12".2069
Ellipsoidal Ht     116.707m

SITE OWNERSHIP

Owner / Authority

PNG Department of Lands, National Mapping Bureau


Site Contact/s
Omani Rei, Director of NMB
Robert Rosa, Senior Geodesist, NMB
Wesley Loratung, Senior Technical Officer, NMB

Address:
National Mapping Bureau
P.O. Box 296,
Waigani, N.C.D.
Papua New Guinea

Phone: (675) 327 6459, 327 6467, 327 6967
Fax: (675) 327 6460
E-mail: natmap@datec.com.pg

http://www.natmap.gov.pg NMB Web-site

STATION DESCRIPTION

Station marker

Standard Brass Plaque set in concrete, with antenna tower erected above mark.

Inscription

15832
Reference marks

Witness marks

Azimuth marks


Station constructed by/date
NMB

CO-LOCATED DORIS STATION

MORA DORIS Station
IDA - International DORIS Service
special instructions

Site soil / Geology

SITE ACCESS

Mark is located in yard of NMB, Waigani


SITE FACILITIES

Power
Mains power provided with limited UPS facility.

Shelter

Accommodation

SITE DIAGRAMS

Access map
(Note that UBD copies don't mark the new freeway opened in 1999)
Port Moresby 1:50,000 Topo map showing location of NMB and GSPNG
NMB Location and access from Boroko, Waigani and Airport
GSPNG Location and access from Town and Gordons
NMB Location and access from Waigani and UPNG

Site diagram

site photographs (October 2003)
MORE (PSM 15832) Station Mark
MORE (PSM 15832) Station mark from above
MORE (PSM 15832) Antenna tower
MORE (PSM 15832) Antenna
MORE (PSM 15832) GPS Receiver
MORE (PSM 15832) GPS Receiver rear panel
MORE (PSM 15832) GPS Receiver rear panel (2)
MORE DORIS Beacon (taken from GPS Antenna Tower)

Elevation mask

OCCUPATION SUMMARIES
Semi-continuous operation since 1993

Last updated: 26th November 2003
Richard Stanaway
Research School of Earth Sciences, The Australian National University