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

Photographs supplied by Glen Yeomans / Sandra Brown

A memorial commemorates the discovery of the Castlereagh River by John Oxley`s exploring 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:Discovery
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
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