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Survey of Port Phillip Bay : 27-September-2011
Survey of Port Phillip Bay : 27-September-2011
Photographs supplied by Graeme Saunders

Commemorates the surveying of the eastern coast of Port Phillip Bay by Lieutenant John Murray who was commander of the "Lady Nelson" 

Location

Address:Jetty Road, Near Rosebud Pier, Rosebud, 3939
State:Vic
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -38.353111
Long: 144.908347
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

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

Dedication

Front Inscription

The people of the Kulin lived in the Port Phillip areas for over 40,000 years

On February 14th 1802 Actg. Lt John Murray, Commander of  HM ship Lady Nelson entered the Heads and surveyed the eastern coast of Port Phillip Bay.

Unveiled on the 20th February 2002 by Martin Dixon MLA

This plaque has been placed in recognition of the bicentenary of these events by Rosebud & District Historical Society

Source: MA
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