200th Anniversary of the Sighting of the East Coast of AustraliaPrint Page
A monument commemorates the two hundredth anniversary of the sighting of the east coast of Australia by Lieutenant James Cook`s exploration in April 1770.
|Address:||Cape Everard - Tamboon Roads, Lighthouse Track, Point Hicks Lighthouse, Point Hicks, 3890|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -37.802761|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Event STart Date:||19-April-1770|
|Actual Event End Date:||20-April-1770|
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Monday 20th April, 1970|
This cairn was erected to celebrate the two hundredth anniversary of Lt. James Cook`s sighting of the eastern coast of Australia
Officially unveiled by Sir Henry Bolte, K.C.M.G., M.L.A., Premier of Victoria.
20th April 1970