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22-July-2016
22-July-2016
Photographs supplied by Chris McLaughlin

A plaque commemorates the centenary of Charles Sturt’s exploration into Central Australia and the passing of his party through the district.

Location

Address:154 Murray Street, Alcove, Gawler, 5118
State:SA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -34.596455
Long: 138.74894
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Landscape
Sub-Theme:Discovery
Actual Event STart Date:13-August-1844
Actual Event End Date:16-August-1844

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:August-1944
Front Inscription

Captain Charles Sturt

Central Australian Exploring Expedition passed through Gawler 13 - 16 August 1844.

The principal discoveries were Barrier and Grey Ranges  Cooper and Eyre Creeks.

Erected 1944

Source: MA
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