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Matthew Flinders : 29-September-2011
Matthew Flinders : 29-September-2011

Photographs supplied by Graeme Saunders

A monument commemorates the climbing of Arthurs Seat by Matthew Flinders in April 1802.

Location

Address:Arthurs Seat Tourist Road, Chapman`s Point, Arthurs Seat, 3936
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -38.353583
Long: 144.946842
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Landscape
Sub-Theme:Discovery
Actual Event STart Date:27-April-1802
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Actual Event End Date:27-April-1802
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Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:1914
Front Inscription

On April 27th 1802, MATTHEW FLINDERS, R.N. stood on this mount named Arthurs`s Seat by Lieut. Murray. who discovered the Bay, Jan 5th 1802.

Franklin verified this spot in 1844.

Dromana Progress Association 1914.

Source: MA,VMR
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