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j LATITTJDE AND LONGITUDE.
PERTH, October 19.
The Government Astronomer (Ali H B Curlewis) aftei co-operation with the Government Astronomer of South Aus
I tralla in deteimination of the longitudes
of two plices on the eastern bounhrv tf Western -Vustralu states thit the longitu le of Perth Obscrvatoiy has been fixed at seven haurB 43mm 2150sec
eist of Gieenwieh The obsorvatoiy pillar at Deakin on the border on the trans Australian railwa} has been fixed at eight hours 3jmin 52 61sec eaBt of Greenwich and the latitude at 30de" 45mm 174sec south The fin ii longi tu le in the observing pillar in the Kim herle} distncl has been fixed it e ght horns 36mm 516sec east of Greenwich and the latitude at 16dcg 12nun W 6sec south The State s eastern bound iry s defined by 129th meridian of longitude so that in the case of Deakin it lav one minute 50 85sec to the cast of our observ
ing pillar and m Kimbeilev 5 46seC of tho time or one minute 2190sec west of the obseiving pillar