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Major Mitchell Plaque
Major Mitchell Plaque

Photographs supplied by Diane Watson

Plaque commemorates Sir Thomas Mitchell's 4th expedition which camped upstream from this site. It also commemorates the discovery of the some of the richest pastoral lands in Queensland. 

Location

Address:Landsborough Highway, Tambo, 4478
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -24.881389
Long: 146.258333
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Landscape
Sub-Theme:Discovery

Dedication

Front Inscription

 On the 14th September 1846

SIR THOMAS MITCHELL'S
4TH EXPEDITION

camped on the Banks of the
Barcoo River, just upstream
from this point.

This plaque commemorates
the discovery of some of
the richest tracts of pastoral
land in Queensland - covered
with rich grass later named
" Mitchell Grass."

Source: MA
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