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Commemorates the journey of Major Thomas Mitchell who explored the region in 1836
|Address:||Lake Avenue, Natimuk, 3409|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -36.740939|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Event STart Date:||22-July-1836|
|Actual Event End Date:||22-July-1836|
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||1987|
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