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At the unveiling of the Bulla memorial for Hume and Hovell, Charles Daley the Secretary of the Victorian Historical Society suggested that the idea be extended to other explorers and a committee was formed to mark out the routes of Charles Sturt, Thomas Mitchell, Angus McMillan, and Count Paul de Strzelecki.

36 cairns or tablets to Mitchell were erected.


Address:Flour Bag Island, Glenelg River, Nelson, 3292
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -38.048056
Long: 141.007222
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Landscape
Actual Event STart Date:31-July-1836
Actual Event End Date:31-July-1836


Approx. Monument Dedication Date:1936
Front Inscription

Erected to the memory of Sir Thomas Mitchell who found and named the Glenelg River July 31st and Sandford and Nelson in August 1836

Source: MED,RHSV
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