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|Address:||Deakin Avenue, Mildura, 3500|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -34.185518|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Saturday 19th August, 2000|
OIympic Flower Bed
Dedicated as a Botanic reminder of the day
the Olympic Flame was in Mildura.
The rose bed featured 51 bushes of the Olympic Rose,
one for each torch bearer who took part in the torch relay.
A perennial plant known as Wormwood,
which has a silver leaf, and
bronze carex grass were
also planted in the bed.
19 August 2000
Commemorating the 49 Torch Bearers who contributed to
the 2000 Sydney Olympic Torch Relay - Mildura
Two nominated torch bearers did not participate on the day.
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