Citation

Wood, F.W. & McGregor, P.M., 1953. Magnetic survey of compass swinging site, R.A.A.F. airfield, Laverton, Victoria. Record  1953/005. Bureau of Mineral Resources, Geology and Geophysics, Canberra.

Abstract

A declinometer survey was made over three sites at the R.A.A.F. Airfield at Laverton, Victoria, in January 1952, to determine their suitability as compass-swinging bases. The results show that at all three sites there are local magnetic disturbances which cause deviations in excess of the permissible maximum of one quarter of a degree. None of the sites is suitable.
Google map showing geographic bounding box with values North bound -37.8 East bound 144.8 West bound 144.7 South bound -37.9
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1953

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