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Captain Cook Navigational Centre : 29-July-2014
Captain Cook Navigational Centre : 29-July-2014

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The Captain Cook Navigational Centre was erected in 1970 to commemorate the Captain Cook Bicentenary.

The Captain Cook Bicentenary was celebrated in 1970 on the 200th anniversary of Captain James Cook's arrival and claiming of the east coast of Australia in 1770. The name of the place on which he is believed to have made first landfall was renamed from Cape Everard back to the name Cook had given it, Point Hicks.
 

 

Location

Address:Newell Highway, Cooee March Memorial Park , Gilgandra, 2827
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -31.720957
Long: 148.656909
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Structure
Monument Theme:Landscape
Sub-Theme:Discovery
Approx. Event Start Date:1770
Approx. Event End Date:1970

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:1970
Source: MA
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