Yuranigh`s PondsPrint Page
Plaque and shelter commemorates Thomas Mitchell's expedition. Major Edgar Towner V.C. a local landowner who spent much of his time tracing the paths of the explorers of western Queensland, is believed to be responsible for the plaque.
Thomas Mitchell was the first white man to describe this country. His party is recorded as having passed through the area in September 1846. He named Yuranigh Pond, near Isisford after his aboriginal headman.
|Address:||Isisford-Emmet Road, about 6km from Isisford, Isisford, 4731|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -24.348333|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Event STart Date:||25-April-1866|
|Actual Event End Date:||25-April-1866|
NAMED BY EXPLORER SIR THOMAS MITCHELL
WHO CAMPED HERE WITH HIS PARTY
ON THE 25. 4. 1866. IT WAS THE FIRST
STAGE OF THEIR RETURN JOURNEY TO
SYDNEY. YURANIGH WAS MITCHELLS