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22-January-2017
22-January-2017

Photographs supplied by Arthur Garland

A monument commemorates the European discovery of Table Cape by Matthew Flinders and George Bass in 1798.

Location

Address:Inglis & Goldie Streets, Wynyard, 7325
State:TAS
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -40.989995
Long: 145.724444
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Landscape
Sub-Theme:Exploration

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 25th March, 1961
Front Inscription

To commemorate the discovery of Table Cape by Matthew Flinders

Surgeon George Bass in 1798

Proclamation of Wynyard  22.  2.  1861

Unveiled by Minister for Tourists  Hon. A. C. Atkins M. H. A. 

25. 3. 1961

L. H. Bauld  Warden

Source: MA
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