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A tree planted by the staff of the Botany Department, University of New England commemorates Australia II`s victory in the America's Cup challenge.
Australia II is the Australian 12-metre-class challenge racing yacht that was launched in 1982 and won the 1983 America's Cup for the Royal Perth Yacht Club. Captained by John Bertrand, she was the first successful Cup challenger, ending a 132-year tenure (with 26 successful defenses) by the New York Yacht Club.
|Address:||Elm Avenue & Meredith Road, University of New England, Armidale, 2350|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -30.497778|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Tuesday 27th September, 1983|