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Burke & Wills 150th Anniversary : 20-January-2012
Burke & Wills 150th Anniversary : 20-January-2012

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A basalt plaque commemorates the 150th anniversary of the departure of Burke & Wills expedition from Melbourne in 1860.

Location

Address:Royal Park, Parkville, 3052
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.791722
Long: 144.963583
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Landscape
Sub-Theme:Discovery
Actual Event STart Date:20-August-1860
Actual Event End Date:20-August-1860

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Wednesday 18th August, 2010
Front Inscription

Royal Society of Victoria

Commemorating the 150th anniversary of the departure of the Burke and Wills Expedition

Unveiled by the Governor of Victoria Professor David de Kretser AC 

18 August 2010

Source: MA
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