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Plaque erected to commemorate this first recorded snow fall on the mountain on the 18th July 1965.

Mount Sugarloaf, also known as Great Sugar Loaf, is a mountain in the lower Hunter Region of New South Wales, Australia, overlooking the cites of Newcastle, Lake Macquarie, Cessnock and Maitland. The summit of the mountain is in the Lake Macquarie suburb of West Wallsend and access to the summit is gained via this suburb.

On 18 and 19 July 1965, the mountain received 10 centimetres (4 in) of snow. It also snowed on the summit in the winter of 1975.

Location

Address:Mount Sugarloaf Road, Mount Sugarloaf, West Wallsend, 2286
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -32.8911
Long: 151.53812
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Culture
Sub-Theme:Community
Actual Event STart Date:18-July-1965
Actual Event End Date:18-July-1965

Dedication

Front Inscription

THIS PLAQUE WAS DONATED BY CARDIFF LIONS CLUB TO COMMEMORATE FIRST RECORDED SNOWFALL ON MOUNTAIN ON JULY 18TH 1965.

Source: MA, H
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