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Memorial and information shelter commemorates one of the world`s largest and most successful whale rescues.

In July 1986, 114 false killer whales stranded themselves on Augusta`s main beach and hundreds of people worked day and night for 48 hours to save 96 of them by getting them to swim back out to sea.

Location

Address:Davies Road, Flinders Bay, Augusta, 6290
State:WA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -34.344156
Long: 115.169055
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Culture
Sub-Theme:Animals
Approx. Event Start Date:July-1986
Approx. Event End Date:July-1986
Source: MA
Monument details supplied by Monument Australia - www.monumentaustralia.org.au
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