A Trig station in the 3rd Division of Sarawak.
Occupied by 1 Topo Troop in 1965
c. Apr/May 1965
Scaled Coords 114° 12' 44"E 2° 23' 15"N Height on map 5217ft or1589m.
Google Earth vertical view.
Google view from the South.
Lassa sets about constructing the platform over the ground mark of the Bukit Dema trignometrical Station (5,212 ft).
Lassa makes his Way from the polythene covered basha, the temporary home of the Echo one-two observation team on Bukit Dema (5,212 ft).
The trig Station Tower on Bukit Dema.
L/Cpl. Brian Houldershaw inspects one of the beacon lamps on Bukit Dema.
Apart from food and equipment, 'Lima was carrying Rhona Churchill, a daily express reporter, who gave us a mention in her article dated 5th. May 1965.
The observation team Echo one-two consisting of L/Cpl. Brian Houldershaw and staff Sergeant Mick Pooley supported by four Ibans including Kumbong and Lassa.
The view from Bukit Dema (5,212 ft) looking south west across the Batu Laga plateau towards the hose mountains range with Bukit Batu (6,600 ft) near the extreme right.
The continuing view of the above but looking directly west, with Bukit Batu visible near the left hand side of the photograph.
The view from Bukit Dema (5,212 ft) looking north west across the Batu Laga plateau towards Belaga.
The view from Bukit Dema (5,212 ft) looking north towards Long Gong.