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A tree commemorates the bicentenary of Captain James Cook's exploration, charting and claiming of the east coast of Australia for the British Empire in 1770. 

Captain James Cook claimed the whole of the east coast of Australia for Great Britain on 22 August 1770, naming eastern Australia, 'New South Wales.' 

 

Location

Address:Ryde Road & Matthews Street, Figtree Park, Hunters Hill, 2110
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.832111
Long: 151.142137
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Tree
Monument Theme:Landscape
Sub-Theme:Exploration
Approx. Event Start Date:1770
Approx. Event End Date:1970

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:1970
Source: MA
Monument details supplied by Monument Australia - www.monumentaustralia.org.au
Exploration
Exploration
Settlement
Settlement
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