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10-November-2013
10-November-2013

The obelisk in the wildflower sanctuary commemorates the furtherest point south reached by Thomas Mitchell in his exploration in company with the Henty brothers

Location

Address:Portland - Cape Nelson Road, Picnic Hill Reserve, Portland, 3305
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -38.40197
Long: 141.546831
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Landscape
Sub-Theme:Discovery
Actual Event STart Date:26-August-1836
Actual Event End Date:26-August-1836

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 27th October, 1957
Front Inscription

This hill was Major Mitchell`s farthest point south which was reached on 26th August 1836.

Source: MA,MED,VMR,RHSV
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