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13-October-2018
13-October-2018
Photographs supplied by Diane Watson
A cairn commemorates the 35th anniversary of the Landrover Owners Club of Victoria.  The plaque also commemorates the 35th anniversary of the French Line in Simpson Desert in 1964 -1964 which is listed as a separate entry. 

The Land-Rover Owners' Club of Victoria Inc. is the longest established four wheel drive Club in Australia, being formed on Friday, 13th September, 1963.

Originally it was an Overseas Branch of the Land- Rover Owners' Club of England; since then independent branches have been formed in every State of Australia. The Victorian Club has approximately 650 members.

Location

Address:Adelaide & Burt Streets, Opposite Birdsville Hotel , Birdsville , 4482
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -25.899221
Long: 139.351296
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Culture
Sub-Theme:Community
Actual Event STart Date:1963
Actual Event End Date:1998

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:July-1998
Front Inscription

Compagnie General de Geophysique
SEISMIC SURVEY PARTY S.6507
SIMPSON DESERT AUSTRALIA 1963 - 64
THE FRENCH LINE CONSTRUCTION  TEAM

Erected by the Land Rovers Owners Club of Victoria on
the occasion of the 35th anniversaries of the commencement 

Source: MA
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