Aerial surveying of New South Wales-Victoria border

15 Sep 1930

A detachment from Laverton-based No 1 Squadron finished aerial photography of the New South Wales-Victoria border area around Albury. The completed coverage of around 1300 square kilometres, which also took in the Hume Reservoir and Bethanga Bridge, producing a 1:63,360 map of Albury – the first military map in Australia based to a significant extent on aerial photographs.