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A plaque commemorates the centenary of the Holland Track.  

The track was blazed by John Holland, Rudolph Krakouer, David Krakouer and John Carmody who left Broomehill in 1893 to find a shorter route to the goldfields from the south west of the colony.

Location

Address:Off Bin Road, Nampup Soak, Nyabing, 6341
State:WA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.53911
Long: 118.144944
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Landscape
Sub-Theme:Exploration
Approx. Event Start Date:1893
Approx. Event End Date:1993

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:1993
Front Inscription

Holland Track Centenary 
1893 - 1993

A tribute to the courage of John Holland, Rudolph Krakouer, David Krakouer and John Carmody who left Broome Hill 14 April 1893 to cut a shorter route to the Gold Rush from the South - West of the Colony.

They camped at Nampup Soak 16 April 1893.

Holland Tank 17 April 1893.

Holland Rock 26 April 1893.

and reached Coolgardie 18 June 1893.

Source: MA
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