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A marked tree commemorates Camp LXXVI of Burke and Wills expedition.

The Burke and Wills Tree at Birdsville was marked as part of the Burke and Wills expedition in the 1800s. Local history records that this Coolibah Tree, on the banks of the Diamantina River bears the marking BW-C76 1860. It was marked by a party which later traced the route taken by Burke and Wills. Burke cut only the letter 'B' and camp number's in Roman Numerals.


Address:Birdsville Developmental Road, 3 kilometres south of Birdsville, Birdsville, 4482
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -25.911466
Long: 139.371189
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Tree
Monument Theme:Landscape
Source: MA
Monument details supplied by Monument Australia - www.monumentaustralia.org.au
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