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Lifesize sculpture commemorates 'Banana' who was a big yellow coloured lead bullock in a bullock team. It is believed Banana died in a gully near the town giving his name to the town and the shire.

Location

Address:Dawson Highway, Banana, 4702
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -24.471183
Long: 150.128602
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Sculpture
Monument Theme:Culture
Sub-Theme:Animals

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 26th January, 1985
Front Inscription

In memory of the bullock `BANANA ` who died nearby at Banana`s Gully and gave his name to the Town and Shire of Banana.

This plaque donated by Banana Shire Historical Society 26-1-1985.

Source: MA
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