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Captain Cook : 17-September-2014
Captain Cook : 17-September-2014

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Monument commemorates the naming of Cape Hawke by Captain Cook in 1770.

The cape was named by Captain Cook when he passed it on his Endeavour voyage on 12 May 1770, honoring Edward Hawke who was First Lord of the Admiralty.

Location

Address:Cape Hawke Drive, Cape Hawke, Forster, 2428
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -32.216314
Long: 152.562193
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Landscape
Sub-Theme:Discovery
Actual Event STart Date:12-May-1770
Actual Event End Date:12-May-1770

Dedication

Front Inscription
SATURDAY, MAY.12 1770
THIS POINT I
CALLED CAPE HAWKE
JAMES COOK
Source: H, MA
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