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30-August-2013
30-August-2013

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Commemorates the journey of Major Thomas Mitchell who explored the region in 1836

Location

Address:Lake Avenue, Natimuk, 3409
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -36.740939
Long: 141.943031
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

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

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:1987
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 Àustralia Felix`is commemorated by the Major Mitchell Trail, an Australian Bicentennial project with financila assistance from the Commonwealth and Victorian Governments

Source: MA
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