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A cairn commemorates the bi-centenary of the voyage of discovery by Captain James Cook and his visit to this part of the Queensland coast.
|Address:||Rigby Street, Borello Park, Lucinda, 4850|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -18.525194|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Event STart Date:||08-June-1770|
|Actual Event End Date:||08-June-1770|
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Saturday 30th May, 1970|
CAPTAIN COOK BI-CENTENARY
On 8th June 1770 Captain James Cook Sailed
These Waters In The H.M.S. Endeavour On
His Voyage Of Discovery Of Australia.
Hillock Point To The North, And The Palm
Islands A Few Miles East Of This Spot Were
Named By Cook, And The Palm Islands Were
Visited By A Landing Party From The Ship.
This Cairn Was Placed On 30th May, 1970
Donated By CSR Co. Ltd.