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Castlereagh River Discovery : 01-August-2014
Castlereagh River Discovery : 01-August-2014

Photographs supplied by Glen Yeomans / Sandra Brown

A monument commemorates the European discovery of the Castlereagh River by John Oxley`s expedition in 1818.

Location

Address:Castlereagh Highway, Coonamble, 2829
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -30.960683
Long: 148.390204
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Landscape
Sub-Theme:Exploration
Actual Event STart Date:11-July-1818
Actual Event End Date:11-July-1818

Dedication

Front Inscription

The Castlereagh River was discovered 2km south of this point on 11 · 7 · 1818

By Surveyor Evans, Second in Command of Oxley`s Exploring Expedition.  

Erected by Coonamble Rotary Club

Source: MA
Monument details supplied by Monument Australia - www.monumentaustralia.org.au
Exploration
Exploration
Settlement
Settlement
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