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A monument commemorates the site where George Bass landed to shelter from a gale. He explored Barmouth Creek now known as Pambula River.
The area was first explored by Europeans on 18 December 1797 during the southern voyage of George Bass. Taking shelter in an inlet during a gale Bass travelled up the Pambula River noting the beauty of the spot in his diary. This site has been marked by the National Parks and Wildlife Service.
|Address:||Barmouth Beach, Pambula River , Pambula Beach, 2549|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -36.947271|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Approx. Event Start Date:||1797|
|Approx. Event End Date:||1797|