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20-November-2010
20-November-2010

Photographs supplied by Glen Yeomans

A cairn commemorates the explorer John Oxley who camped near this spot on his exploration journey

Location

Address:Legge & Derby Streets, 750 metres south on Apsley River, Walcha, 2354
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -30.98895
Long: 151.5927
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Landscape
Sub-Theme:Exploration
Actual Event STart Date:08-September-1818
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Actual Event End Date:08-September-1818
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Dedication

Front Inscription

John Oxley

Surveyor General

On his journey of exploration to the coast camped approximately 1 Mile → S.E. of here  8th September, 1818

Source: MA
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Exploration
Exploration
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