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30-August-2013
30-August-2013

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A monument commemorates the expedition of Major Thomas Mitchell who explored the region in 1836. The plaque was unveiled as a Bicentenary Project. 

Location

Address:Lake Avenue, Natimuk, 3409
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -36.740891
Long: 141.942933
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Landscape
Sub-Theme:Exploration
Actual Event STart Date:22-July-1836
Actual Event End Date:22-July-1836

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:1988
Front Inscription

Australia
1788 - 1988

Major Thomas Mitchell, explorer of Australia Felix,
passed south of here on 22 July, 1836 before naming
and climbing Mount Arapiles on 22 and 23 July.

Major Mitchell`s expedition into the `Australia Felix` is commemorated by the Major Mitchell Trail, an Australian Bicentennial project with financial assistance from the Commonwealth and Victorian Governments

Source: MA
Monument details supplied by Monument Australia - www.monumentaustralia.org.au
Exploration
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